She rented her economics and statistics textbooks for about each.
New features of Smart Book 2.0 include: "Smart Book is a powerful tool for the hundreds of students I teach every semester — helping pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus their learning on concepts requiring additional study," said William Hoover, professor at Bunker Hill Community College, in a statement.
"My students are grasping core concepts and coming to class better prepared for advanced instruction.
While they could once buy second-hand textbooks, or share copies with friends, the digital systems are essentially impossible to avoid."When we talk about access codes we see it as the new face of the textbook monopoly, a new way to lock students around this system," said Ethan Senack, the higher education advocate for the U. Public Interest Research Group, to Buzz Feed News."Rather than $250 [for a print textbook] you’re paying $120," said Senack.
"But because it’s all digital it eliminates the used book market and eliminates any sharing and because homework and tests are through an access code, it eliminates any ability to opt out." Sarina Harper, a 19-year-old sophomore at Virginia Tech, was faced with a tough dilemma when she first started college in 2015 — pay rent or pay to turn in her chemistry homework.
Connect is a homework and learning management solution that uses adaptive tools to serve up personalized learning content according to students' individual needs.
With Smart Book 2.0, Mc Graw-Hill has upgraded the adaptive algorithms, "built based upon advanced learning science principles to adapt to each individual learner's needs, pinpoint and resolve knowledge gaps, and increase learning efficiency by moving knowledge into long-term memory more quickly," according to the company.
It would be bad to start out at a B or C."Wolverton said he spent 0 on access codes for digital books and programs this semester.
Harper, a pre-veterinarian animal and poultry science major, is taking chemistry again this year and had to buy a new access code to hand in her homework.
This program follows students through the eighth grade. Mc Graw Hill My Math is an innovative approach to the elementary math.
Developed as a write-in student edition, each child interacts with their text in multiple ways throughout the learning process.