Features

Get prepared for class and quizzes

Class Prep and Quiz Prep Assignments

Class Prep and Quiz Prep Assignments help you understand the chapter material before you get to class and prepare for quizzes and tests.

Find the latest current events videos, articles, and educational media

CJ Search

Designed for quick and easy access in and out of the classroom, our media search tool, CJ Search, organizes current Criminal Justice related videos, news articles and other media from the Internet. These assets are great tools for concept examples or for research papers.

Hear both sides of controversial Criminal Justice topics

Point/CounterPoint Videos

Now you can hear a good explanation of WHY a speaker takes a certain stance with Point/CounterPoint videos. In each of these videos, individuals discuss two opposing sides of controversial CJ topics. Both sides are presented in under 10 minutes of video. With each argument a speaker introduces, justification and/or research that backs up that argument is included.

Everything you need for better writing, all in one place

Writing Space

What if there was one place with the perfect tools for all your writing assignments? You’re in luck. The Writing Space provides everything you need to become a better writer. It lets you keep up with writing assignments, access assignment guides and checklists, write or upload completed assignments, and receive grades and feedback—all in one convenient place. And thanks to integration with Turnitin®, Writing Space can also help you cite sources correctly and avoid plagiarism.

Make the most out of going to class

Learning Catalytics™

Learning Catalytics is an interactive classroom tool that lets you use your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to participate in and stay engaged in lecture. Simply log in and respond to the open-ended questions your instructor posts during class. Your professor can use the results of these questions to help address misunderstandings, start small group discussions, or decide that you’re ready to move on to a new idea. You can also use Learning Catalytics to anonymously let your professor know that you didn’t understand something.

Additional Features

Interactive tutorial exercises with immediate feedback

Practice makes perfect. The homework and practice exercises in MyLab are correlated to the exercises in the textbook. Need more help mastering material? No problem. MyLab gives you unlimited opportunity for practice and mastery. Exercises include guided solutions, sample problems, and learning aids for extra help at point-of-use. If you answer incorrectly, you'll receive helpful feedback. Getting a better grade has never been easier.

Pearson eText: access anytime, anywhere

The Pearson eText gives students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere. In addition to note taking, highlighting, and bookmarking, the Pearson eText offers interactive and sharing features. Rich media options let students watch lecture and example videos as they read or do their homework. Instructors can share their comments or highlights, and students can add their own, creating a tight community of learners in your class.

The Pearson eText companion app allows existing subscribers to access their titles on an iPad or Android tablet for either online or offline viewing.

24/7 access to online tutors*

Need help with homework? Everyone does once in a while. MyLab enables you to work one-on-one, in real-time with a tutor using an interactive whiteboard. Tutors will guide you through solving your problems using a problem-solving-based teaching style to help you learn underlying concepts. In this way, you’ll be better prepared to handle future assignments on your own.

*Please note that tutoring is available in selected MyLab products, and in those products you are eligible for one tutoring session of up to 30 minutes duration with your course. Additional hours can be purchased at reasonable rates.

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