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Bring literature to life

Media-based Activities and Exercises

MyLab Literature offers an unprecedented array of rich, media-based activities and exercises to aid in students’ awareness and appreciation of many of the most widely taught literary works. These activities strengthen students’ understanding of and confidence in literary analysis, often a tenet central to the course.

Address widely varying skill levels

Help With Literary Elements

MyLab Literature provides a wealth of resources for literary studies that are designed to meet the diverse learning needs of today’s students. In the Reading and Writing about Literature learning path, students learn about the elements of literature and gain insight into common forms for writing about literature.

Enhanced reading experiences

Interactive Readings

For a variety of key works, students can click on highlighted sections of text to read helpful explanations and respond to critical-thinking questions. These resources guide students’ reading and promote their understanding of the work.

Learning Tools for Student Engagement

Learning Catalytics™ and MediaShare

Build an Engaging Classroom

Generate class discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. MyLab Literature with eText now provides Learning Catalytics—a student response tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more interactive tasks and thinking.

Create Multimedia Assignments

Pearson MediaShare is a one-stop media sharing tool. MediaShare allows you to easily post your multimodal assignments—whether they are audio, video, or visual compositions—for peer review and instructor feedback. Thanks to its easy-to-use design, MediaShare fosters a sense of community among students and instructors, which makes learning more engaging and accessible. In both face-to-face and online course settings, MediaShare saves instructors valuable time and enriches the student learning experience by enabling contextual feedback that is provided quickly and easily. 

Measure student outcomes

Gradebook With Visual Analytics

No matter how MyLab Literature is used, instructors have access to powerful gradebook reports with visual analytics, which provide insight into course performance at the student, section, or even program level.

Link from your LMS to MyLegalStudiesLab

Link from your LMS to MyLegalStudiesLab

Learning Management System (LMS) Integration

You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to MyLegalStudiesLab. 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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Additional Features

Mobile-friendly design

Your MyLab exercise player has been updated with a new, streamlined, mobile-friendly design. Many courses are accessible from iPad and Android tablets, where you can work on exercises and review completed assignments. The fresh look is clean and intuitive for efficient studying any time, anywhere.

A powerful homework and test manager

A powerful homework and test manager lets you create, import, and manage online homework assignments, quizzes, and tests that are automatically graded. You can choose from a wide range of assignment options, including time limits, proctoring, and maximum number of attempts allowed. The bottom line: MyLab means less time grading and more time teaching.

Comprehensive online course content

Filled with a wealth of content that is tightly integrated into your textbook, MyLab lets you easily add, remove, or modify existing instructional material. You can also add your own course materials to suit the needs of your students or department. In short, MyLab lets you teach exactly as you'd like.

Robust gradebook tracking

The online gradebook automatically tracks your students' results on tests, homework, and practice exercises and gives you control over managing results and calculating grades. The gradebook provides a number of flexible grading options, including exporting grades to a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel. And, it lets you measure and document your students' learning outcomes.

Easily scalable and shareable content

MyLab enables you to manage multiple class sections, and lets other instructors copy your settings so a standardized syllabus can be maintained across your department. Should you want to use the same MyLab course next semester, with the same customized settings, you can copy your existing course exactly—and even share it with other faculty members.

The Literature Collection

MyLab Literature includes Kennedy and Gioia's popular literature series The Literature Collection, an eText with more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources—including professional performances, author biographies, contextual videos, and interactive student papers—that bring literature to life.