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Whether accessing online homework, quizzes, and tests; studying with the market leading adaptive learning tool; or utilizing an interactive eBook; Connect for Biology provides a complete digital solution. Connect’s seamless partnership with the text’s content allows instructors and students to go into the digital realm with complete confidence.


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McGraw-Hill Connect engages students in the course content so they are better prepared, are more active in discussion, and achieve better results. See the Proof »


  • 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.

  • Interactive Question Types

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    Assign and Engage: Instructors can select from a wide variety of engaging and interactive question types in Connect; labeling, sequencing, classification, composition, multiple-choice, true/false. Choose from a wide variety of assignment types and policy settings. You can fully edit and add your own questions. Our simple four-step assignment creation process, book specific content, ability to set specific policies – including number of attempts, what kind of feedback a student receives, what types of help a student receives.

  • 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.

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Case Study

Biology - University of Cincinnati

Professor Frank Wray was looking for a solution that would help him to offer all class content online while adapting to his pedagogical style. He found that Connect Biology not only met this need, but also increased student performance, engagement and retention in all of his courses. Students demonstrated higher mastery of concepts by using LearnSmart adaptive study modules, which monitor student performance and adapt instantly based on their knowledge. He noted that as the assignment completion rate increased, student mastery of concepts also improved. Student retention rates have also in increased by 20 percent, from 70 percent to more than 90 percent.

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Digital Faculty Consultants

A network of passionate educators, dedicated to advancing student learning through educational technologies, resources, and collaboration opportunities.

  • Kaushik Dutta

    DFC for Biology

    University of New England

  • Sheela Vemu

    DFC for Biology

    Northern Illinois University

  • Bill Ranahan

    DFC for Biology

    Oral Roberts University

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