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Connect for Lind, Basic Statistics for Business & Economics, 8e

Douglas Lind; William Marchal; Samuel Wathen

Whether accessing online homework, quizzes, and tests; studying with the market leading adaptive learning tool; or utilizing an interactive eBook; Connect Business Statistics provides a complete digital solution. Connect’s seamless partnership with the text’s content allows instructors and students to go beyond the print world, and into the digital realm with complete confidence.

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Key Features

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    Guided Examples

    Guided Examples provide narrated and animated, step-by-step walkthroughs of algorithmic versions of assigned exercises.   This allows students to identify, review or reinforce the concepts and activities covered in class. Guided Examples provide immediate feedback and focus on the areas where students need the most guidance.

  • Excel Data Files

    A convenient feature is the inclusion of an Excel data file link in many problems using data files in their calculation. This allows students to easily launch into Excel, work the problem, and return to Connect to key in the answer.

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    Integrated eBook

    When learning tools are interactive, content is more approachable and engagement is deeper. Connect includes an Integrated eBook that builds student comprehension through animation, audio and video. As part of its rich media format, students can insert and review notes, highlight text, conduct searches for specific content and interact with high-impact images.

More Features

  • Reports

    Connect can generate a number of powerful reports and charts that let you quickly review the performance of a given student or an entire section.

  • End of Chapter and Testbank Content

    Connect includes direct textbook End-of-Chapter problem material, select Algorithmic problem material, and Test Bank questions. Assign students online homework, test and quiz questions with multiple problem types, algorithmic variation, and randomized question order. This fully integrated solution helps students master the concepts, practice problems and ultimately achieve success.

     

  • Lecture Capture with Tegrity

    Overcome time constraints and busy student schedules 

    With simple, one-click recording students can access your class lectures at anytime from anywhere an internet connection is accessible. A powerful keyword search function quickly pinpoints needed information. Easy access outside of class combined with a rich user experience translates into more learning opportunities and better prepared students.

  • Free Student Trial

    Make sure your students have all their course materials from day one

    Connect’s free trial access allows students full temporary access to Connect before they’re required to purchase an access code. Instructors can assign coursework the first day of class so any student awaiting financial aid or textbook arrival has a 21-day cushion to count on.

  • Consolidated Instructor Resources

    Keeps you organized and productive

    So long to piles of paper and stacks of folders. With Connect’s safe storage system, all of your favorite teaching materials—PowerPoint files, manuals, assessments and more—are in one virtual location. 

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Connect Makes a Difference

Analysis of data aggregated from 34 Connect case studies featuring diverse colleges and universities in the United States showed consistent improvement in four areas:

Reduced administrative time for instructors
Increased effectiveness of lectures and more engaged students
Greater student confidence and retention rate
Higher test scores and overall grades

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