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Connect for Martorell, Child, 1e

Gabriela Martorell

Connect Psychology is a state-of-the-art learning environment that helps instructors connect students to their coursework. McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart Advantage is the new series of adaptive learning products housed within Connect and fueled by LearnSmart – the most widely used adaptive learning resource that is designed to maximize productivity and efficiency in learning. These adaptive learning tools create high impact study sessions that focus students on the concepts that they need to learn.  The LearnSmart Advantage suite does this by ensuring that each student is deliberately practicing the concepts that they need to learn or are struggling with, and identifying and bringing back the content that the student is most likely to forget.  Also available in Connect, Milestones of Development is a powerful video series that allows students to witness life as it unfolds.  With Milestones, students can track the early stages of physical, social, and emotional development and see a longitudinal view of real children achieving their developmental milestones.  Assessment is included to help students and instructors track progress and gauge understanding of key course concepts.  Whether accessing online homework or quizzes, using the LearnSmart Advantage adaptive study tools, or utilizing the interactive eBook, Connect provides a complete digital solution for your course.

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Key Features

  • LearnSmart

    LearnSmart

    LearnSmart is an adaptive study tool proven to strengthen memory recall, increase class retention, and boost grades. Students are able to study more efficiently because they are made aware of what they know and don’t know. Real-time reports quickly identify the concepts that require more attention from individual students—or the entire class.

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    Milestones

    A powerful tool that allows students to witness the life of a person as it unfolds, from infancy to late adulthood. With Milestones, your students can track the early stages of physical, social, and emotional development. By watching one child over time and/or comparing various children’s development, Milestones provides a unique, experiential learning environment that is achieved by being able to view real human development as it happens in the form of pre- and post-transitional milestone segments. In addition, McGraw-Hill’s Milestones includes a powerful, customizable assessment tool, to help students and instructors track progress and gauge understanding of key course concepts.

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    Integrated eBook

    When learning tools are interactive, content is more approachable and engagement is deeper. Connect includes an Integrated eBook that builds student comprehension through animation, audio and video. As part of its rich media format, students can insert and review notes, highlight text, conduct searches for specific content and interact with high-impact images.

More Features

  • Advanced Student Reporting

    The Student Activity View allows you to see your student’s progress on a given assignment and you can even see the exact version of the problem they are working on. This helps you determine where a given student may be struggling. Connect’s Section Performance report provides a dashboard view of how well your students are doing on course assignments.

  • Lecture Capture with Tegrity

    Overcome time constraints and busy student schedules 

    With simple, one-click recording students can access your class lectures at anytime from anywhere an internet connection is accessible. A powerful keyword search function quickly pinpoints needed information. Easy access outside of class combined with a rich user experience translates into more learning opportunities and better prepared students.

  • Interactive Activities

    Interactive activities are designed to reinforce textbook concepts and aim at a higher level of understanding and application. The activities provide feature seamless assignability and automatic grading capabilities, and a variety of assessment types including click-and-drag and multiple choice.

  • Digital Success Academy

    The Digital Success Academy is your go-to resource for building your Connect knowledge from the ground up. Whether you’re new to Connect or looking for advanced tips, you’ll find just what you need. Made of the Connect Success Academy, Success Tips, and the Connect Blog, the Digital Success Academy is your essential tool for getting the most out of Connect.

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Connect Makes a Difference

Analysis of data aggregated from 34 Connect case studies featuring diverse colleges and universities in the United States showed consistent improvement in four areas:

Reduced administrative time for instructors
Increased effectiveness of lectures and more engaged students
Greater student confidence and retention rate
Higher test scores and overall grades

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