The Personal Study Tutor Your Students Have Always Wanted

Your students will ace their assignments and exams, save time on studying, and get better grades with Connect®!

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EXPLORE THE STUDENT SIDE OF CONNECT

Connect lets students quickly and easily access assignments in one place and see when each assignment is due to keep them organized and on track.
 
“Recharge” lets them review concepts they are at risk of forgetting to reinforce what they’re learning.
*Recharge only available with SmartBook

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Students can access SmartBook* or the eBook to read course material. When available, SmartBook* helps them study more efficiently by highlighting key concepts. It can be accessed on their laptop or tablet.
 
New eBook now available for 2018c titles offers search capabilities, enhanced note taking, and read aloud functionality. It is also available on a smartphone and tablet through the new Read Anywhere App. Students also have the option to purchase a discounted, full color looseleaf version of the textbook.
*SmartBook not available in all courses.

Your students will say goodbye to spending hours studying the textbook line by line, making notecards, and manually keeping track of assignments.

 

Connect is loaded with powerful features to help your students succeed. Enjoy a quick tour and then share this piece with your students. Engaging your students is only a click away!

Your students can access SmartBook* to read their course material and complete your reading assignments. It helps them study more efficiently by highlighting which topics they should focus on based on what you assign and what is most impactful to learn at that moment in time. Yellow highlights show what they need to learn and green highlights show what they’ve mastered.
*SmartBook not available in all courses.

Inside a SmartBook Chapter

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You can give your students various question types in their assignments to test their knowledge about the chapter they just covered. SmartBook and LearnSmart questions assess your students' confidence level and knowledge to ensure they understand key concepts. Access to learning resources gives them the help they need, when they need it. 

Types of Practice Questions You Can Give Your Students

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You can give your students more visual and interactive questions to keep them engaged in learning by applying knowledge and reinforcing concepts. For example, you can have them complete a diagram or graph, watch videos, and so much more. Reference links can help them get the help they need right when they need it, whether in the middle of the day or night!!

Types of Practice Questions You Can Give Your Students

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Once your students go into the Results section of Connect, they can view how they did on all their submitted assignments to give them insight into their class performance.

Where Your Students Can Review Their Scores

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CONNECT REPORTS

Your students will no longer stress about how they’re doing in your class. Connect Insight provides reports that give students visibility into how they’re performing in your course throughout the entire term. That means no more waiting or relying on you to tell them how they’re doing, putting your students in the driver’s seat of their own success!

Students can track their progress over time

Students know exactly when they need to step up their game to improve their course grades

Students can review how they’re doing with the time spent against scores achieved

Students can set their own personal learning goals to help them achieve the score they want in their course.

SmartBook Reports

SmartBook (and LearnSmart) reports provide real-time information on performance to create a personalized study plan for your students based on their knowledge, confidence level, and when they are most likely to forget newly learned information.

 

These reports help your students study more efficiently by helping them spend the most time on learning objectives, topics, and questions that are most challenging to them.

BENEFIT 1:

LEARN FASTER

BENEFIT 2:

IMPROVE CLASS PERFORMANCE

BENEFIT 3:

SAVE TIME STUDYING

BENEFIT 4:

TRACK PROGRESS

Your Students Will Learn More Effectively

When Connect is a significant part of class, your students will be more engaged, they will do more work, and they will understand concepts faster and easier.

 

“You’re not just studying and cramming and trying to get concepts. Now you actually have help…it’s like a virtual assistant when you’re studying.”

BENEFIT 1:

LEARN FASTER

BENEFIT 2:

IMPROVE CLASS PERFORMANCE

BENEFIT 3:

SAVE TIME STUDYING

BENEFIT 4:

TRACK PROGRESS

Your Students Will Have Their Own Personal Learning Tutor

Students have a hard time concentrating on tough or dry course content. Connect takes a stale or tough subject and condenses it to make it easier for your students to digest and understand the course material. This helps them study better and earn higher grades.

 

“This is basically a personal tutor that I get for free.”

BENEFIT 1:

LEARN FASTER

BENEFIT 2:

IMPROVE CLASS PERFORMANCE

BENEFIT 3:

SAVE TIME STUDYING

BENEFIT 4:

TRACK PROGRESS

Your Students Will Study More Efficiently

Gone are the days where students spend hours and hours creating notecards to study. Connect and SmartBook clearly classify your students’ strengths and weaknesses so they can prioritize studying the concepts they’re struggling with.

 

“I definitely have saved a lot of time…not just writing out everything from the book, just finding what I need to know.”

BENEFIT 1:

LEARN FASTER

BENEFIT 2:

IMPROVE CLASS PERFORMANCE

BENEFIT 3:

SAVE TIME STUDYING

BENEFIT 4:

TRACK PROGRESS

Your Students Will Have Complete Visibility into Their Own Learning

Connect’s features and reports let your students see how they’re doing, what they do know, what they don’t know, what they should work on and practice, what they’re getting right, and what they’re getting wrong. It’s truly learning made simple.

 

“Learning should be what do I know, what do I not know, what do I need to practice on, specifically. Not just a book and a quiz.”