Actively learn economic principles

Digital Interactives

The new Digital Interactives in Pearson’s MyLab are poised to change how you learn core economic concepts.

Organized in progressive levels, each focusing on a core learning outcome, Digital Interactives immerse you in a fundamental economic principle, helping you to learn actively. Used by instructors as a lecture tool or assigned with assessment questions for grading.

Digital Interactives are designed for use in traditional, online, and hybrid courses, and many incorporate real-time data, as well as data display and analysis tools.

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Achieve greater conceptual understanding

Enhanced eText

The Enhanced eText keeps students engaged in learning on their own time, while helping them achieve greater conceptual understanding of course material. The worked examples, animations, and interactive tutorials bring learning to life, and algorithmic practice allows students to apply the very concepts they are reading about. Combining resources that illuminate content with accessible self-assessment, MyLab with Enhanced eText provides students with a complete digital learning experience—all in one place.

And with the Pearson eText 2.0 mobile app (available for select titles) students can now access the Enhanced eText and all of its functionality from their computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Because students’ progress is synced across all of their devices, they can stop what they’re doing on one device and pick up again later on another one—without breaking their stride.

Make studying more effective and efficient

Personalized Learning

Not every student learns the same way and at the same rate. And now, thanks to advances in adaptive learning technology, it can feel like you're the only one in class. MyLab & Mastering with Personalized Learning assesses your performance and activity in real time and, using data and analytics, personalizes content to reinforce concepts that target your personal strengths and weaknesses.

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Real-world application of concepts

Current News Exercises

Every week, current microeconomic and macroeconomic news stories, with accompanying exercises, are posted to MyLab. Assignable and auto-graded, these multi-part exercises ask you to recognize and apply economic concepts to real-world events.

Up-to-the-minute macroeconomics data

Real-time Data Analysis Exercises

Easy to assign and automatically graded, Real-Time Data Analysis exercises use up-to-the-minute, real-time macroeconomic data. These exercises communicate directly with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s FRED site, so every time FRED posts new data, you see new data. 

Real-Time Data Analysis exercises are available in the latest Principles of Economics (all versions), Intermediate Macroeconomics, and Money & Banking courses. Just look for the Real-Time Data Analysis icon!

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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.

A personalized Study Plan

Ever wondered where you might need the most help in class? MyLab generates a personalized Study Plan for you based on your test results, which links directly to interactive, tutorial exercises for topics where you need the most help. These exercises provide unlimited practice and include guided solutions and multimedia learning aids to give you additional help.

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.

Mobile access

Access multimedia resources and complete assessments right at your fingertips, on any mobile device.

Highlights of Pearson's MyLab Mobile Player:

  • Works on mobile devices and tablets, as well as laptop and desktop computers
  • Fresh and intuitive design
  • Compatible with browser-based magnification settings
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