Graphical Answer Type in Mastering Engineering

Watch how students can practice their problem-solving skills by drawing shear and bending moment diagrams from the free-body diagram of a beam in Mastering Engineering.

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Vector Drawing Tool in Mastering Engineering

Tour the Vector Drawing Tool in Mastering Engineering to learn how students visualize answers just like they were working a problem out by hand.

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Give students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere

NEW! eText 2.0 optimized for mobile

  • eText 2.0 mobile app offers offline access and can be downloaded for most iOS and Android phones/tablets from the Apple App Store or Google Play
  • Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media for select titles
  • Accessible (screen-reader ready)
  • Configurable reading settings, including resizable type and night reading mode
  • Instructor and student note-taking, highlighting, bookmarking, and search

Foster student engagement and peer-to-peer learning

Learning Catalytics™

Learning Catalytics helps you generate class discussion, customize your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. As a student response tool, Learning Catalytics uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more interactive tasks and thinking.

  • NEW! Upload a full PowerPoint® deck for easy creation of slide questions.
  • NEW! Team names are no longer case sensitive.
  • Help your students develop critical thinking skills.
  • Monitor responses to find out where your students are struggling.
  • Rely on real-time data to adjust your teaching strategy.
  • Automatically group students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning.

Personalize each student’s learning experience

Tutorial Homework Problems

Mastering Engineering tutorial homework problems are designed to emulate the instructor’s office-hour environment. Tutorials guide students through engineering concepts in multi-step problems that provide feedback specific to their errors and optional hints that break down the problems into smaller steps. Tutorial homework problems are developed for each course to support the problem solving techniques unique to that course.

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Tutorial Homework Problems

Continuously adapts learning to each student

Adaptive Follow-Ups

Adaptive Follow-Up Assignments are based on each student's past performance on their course work to date, including homework, tests, and quizzes. These provide additional coaching and targeted practice as needed, so students can master the material. Available for select titles.

Personalize each student’s learning experience

Gradebook Diagnostic Charts

The Mastering gradebook diagnostic charts provide unique insight into class and student performance. With a single click, you can view a selection of charts that summarize key performance measures such as: item difficulty, time on task and grade distribution.

Link from your LMS to Mastering Engineering and Mastering Computer Science

Link from your LMS to Mastering Engineering and Mastering Computer Science

Learning Management System (LMS) Integration

You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to Mastering Engineering and Mastering Computer Science.* Access assignments, rosters, and resources, and synchronize grades with your LMS gradebook.

For students, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning resources that make studying more efficient and effective.

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*Note that LMS integration is available only for Modified Mastering Engineering and Mastering Computer Science.

Additional Features

Coaching Activities

Coaching Activities are assignable items in the Mastering Engineering content library, combining the popular Video Solutions resource with a corresponding assessment questions.

Video Solutions

Available in the Study Area for each Mastering course, Video Solutions are complete, step-by-step solution walkthroughs of representative homework problems from the course textbook. Video Solutions provide additional assistance for students with homework or preparing for an exam—hours of valuable review give students help when they need it most.

A powerful gradebook

The Mastering gradebook records all scores for automatically graded assignments. Struggling students and challenging assignments are highlighted in red, giving you an at-a-glance view of potential hurdles in the course.

Continuously improving content

Mastering Engineering offers a dynamic pool of assignable content that improves with student usage. Detailed analysis of student performance statistics—including time spent, answers submitted, solutions requested, and hints used—ensures the highest quality content.

Learning Outcomes

All assignable Mastering Engineering content has been tagged to ABET Learning Outcomes A, E & K. Mastering enables you to add your own learning outcomes and associate those with the Mastering content. Learning Outcomes Summaries allow you to track student or class level performance for both publisher-provided learning outcomes and your own custom learning outcomes.

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