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Integrating Technology in the Discipline 
College Algebra and Trigonometry Series 4/e

Electronic Ancillaries
  • Graphing Calculator Video
  • Videos
  • Computerized Test Bank Hybrid (HM Testing)
  • HM ClassPrep Instructor CD-ROM
  • Real Deal Student CD-ROM
  • HM3 Review Tutor CD-ROM
  • Blackboard/WebCT
  • Eduspace with on-line tutorial
  • SMARTHINKING
  • Text-specific web site
 

Program benefits
What are the benefits of using all the elements of the program to instructors?
Instructors can choose from a variety of media and web-based activities to create a customized set of supplementary materials.
What are the benefits to students?
The program offers a wide variety of resources to enhance the student's learning experience.

Best uses of the whole program
How can the entire program be used in the course? This integrated text and web program is dedicated to helping instructors and students take advantage of the opportunities created by new instructional technologies. The program provides a variety of student study tools, instructor assessment materials and visual aids, and distance learning solutions.
How can the program be used to support a distance-learning course?
All media and web-based resources are accessible from any computer with a CD-ROM drive and an Internet connection, making them very useful for distance education.


Where does each piece of the program fit into the course?
  • Graphing Calculator Instructional Video
    This new two-video set, hosted by Dana Mosely, uses the TI-83+ calculator to demonstrate the benefits of using a graphing calculator to illustrate the major mathematical concepts from college algebra through calculus.

  • Videos
    This edition offers brand new text-specific videos, hosted by Dana Mosely, covering all sections of the text. These videos, professionally produced specifically for this text, offer a valuable resource for further instruction and review. Next to every objective head, the videotape icon serves as a reminder that the objective is covered in a video lesson.

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Help Information
Technical support information
Contact Houghton Mifflin Software Support (800-732-3223) between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday or between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, or e-mail csweb.support@cengage.com, or visit our technical support web site at http://college.hmco.com/how/how_techsupp.html.
Information on adopting product
Contact your local Houghton Mifflin sales representative or call the Faculty Service Center at (800) 733-1717.

Where does each piece of the program fit into the course? Continued...
  • Graphing Calculator Instructional Video
    This new two-video set, hosted by Dana Mosely, uses the TI-83+ calculator to demonstrate the benefits of using a graphing calculator to illustrate the major mathematical concepts from college algebra through calculus.

  • Videos
    This edition offers brand new text-specific videos, hosted by Dana Mosely, covering all sections of the text. These videos, professionally produced specifically for this text, offer a valuable resource for further instruction and review. Next to every objective head, the videotape icon serves as a reminder that the objective is covered in a video lesson.

  • HM Testing
    HM Testing, our computerized test generator, is our third source of testing material. The database contains more than 2000 test items-many of which are algorithmic. These questions are unique to HM Testing and do not re-peat items provided in the Chapter Tests of the Instructor's Resource Manual. HM Testing is designed to produce an unlimited number of tests for each chapter of the text, including cumulative tests and final exams. It is avail-able for Microsoft Windows and the Macintosh. Both versions provide algorithms, online testing and gradebook functions.

  • HMClassPrep
    These CD-ROMs contain a multitude of text-specific resources for instructors to use to enhance the classroom experience. The resources, or assets, are available as pdf and/or customizable Microsoft WordŽ files and include transparency masters and Chapter Tests from the IRM to name only a few. These resources can be easily accessed from the CD-ROM by chapter or resource type. The CD can also link you to the text's web site.

  • Real Deal UpGrade CD
    These CD-ROMs have been carefully tailored to supplement and enhance the content of each textbook. Features are designed to help students improve their understanding of the textbook material and the course for which they are using the book. Resources, or assets, include: Study Tips, Learning Tips from Houghton Mifflin's best-selling Becoming a Master Student text, chapter summaries, and ACE self-quizzes with answers to name only a few. These resources can be accessed from the CD-ROM easily by chapter or asset type.

  • HM3 Algebra Review Tutorial CD
    This state-of-the-art tutorial CD software package for Microsoft Windows is a self-paced, interactive tutorial. This tutorial covers all of the necessary prerequisite material that would be found in an intermediate algebra class. Exercises and quizzes are algorithmically generated, solution steps are animated, lessons and exercises are presented in a colorful, lively manner, and an integrated classroom management system tracks student performance.

  • BlackBoard Cartridges
    The Houghton Mifflin Blackboard cartridge allows flexible, efficient, and creative ways to present learning materials and opportunities. In addition to course management benefits, instructors may make use of an electronic gradebook, receive papers from students enrolled in the course via the Internet, and track student use of the communication and collaboration functions.

  • WebCT ePacks
    WebCT ePacks provide instructors with a flexible, Internet-based education platform providing multiple ways to present learning materials. The WebCT ePacks come with a full array of features, including section quizzes and study guides, to enrich the online learning experience.

  • HM eduSpace
    eduSpace is a new content delivery system, combining an algorithmic tutorial program, online delivery of course materials, and classroom management functions. The interactive online content correlates directly to this text and can be accessed 24 hours a day.

  • SMARTHINKING live, on-line tutoring
    Houghton Mifflin has partnered with SMARTHINKING to provide an easy-to-use and effective on-line tutorial service. Whiteboard Simulations and Practice Area promote real-time visual interaction. Three levels of service are offered.
    • Text-specific Tutoring provides real-time, one-on-one instruction with a specially qualified 'e-structor.'
    • Questions Any Time allows students to submit questions to the tutor outside the scheduled hours and receive a reply within 24 hours.
    • Independent Study Resources connect students with around-the-clock access to additional educational services, including interactive web sites, diagnostic tests and Frequently Asked Questions posed to SMARTHINKING e-structors.

  • Instructor Text-specific web site
    The resources available on the Class Prep CD are also available on the instructor web site at math.college.hmco.com/instructors. Appropriate items, such as instructor's solutions, will be password protected. Instructors also have access to the student part of the text's web site.

  • Student Text-specific web site
    On-line student resources, such as section quizzes and selected solutions can be found at this text's web site at math.college.hmco.com/students.

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