ConnectAstronomy 1 Semester Access Card Pathways to Astronomy / Edition 3

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Overview

McGraw-Hill Connect Astronomy is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that gives students the means to better connect with their coursework, with their instructors, and with the important concepts that they will need to know for success now and in the future.

With Connect Astronomy, instructors can deliver assignments, quizzes and tests online. Questions from the text are presented in an auto-gradable format and tied to the text's learning objectives. Instructors can edit existing questions and author entirely new problems. Track individual student performance – by question, assignment or in relation to the class overall – with detailed grade reports. Integrate grade reports easily with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WebCT and Blackboard. And much more.

By choosing Connect Astronomy, instructors are providing their students with a powerful tool for improving academic performance and truly mastering course material. Connect Astronomy allows students to practice important skills at their own pace and on their own schedule. Importantly, students’ assessment results and instructors’ feedback are all saved online – so students can continually review their progress and plot their course to success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077293277
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 3/16/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Arny is an Emeritus professor in the Astronomy Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was associated there with the Five College Astronomy Program(comprising faculty from U-Mass, Amhurst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges). Dr. Arny received his undergraduate degree from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Arizona. In addition to his interest in astronomy, he has a long-standing fascination with the natural world: weather (especially atmospheric optics such as rainbows), birds, wildflowers, and butterflies.

Visit Dr. Arny's website at:

http://www.astro.umass.edu/~arny/astro100.html

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