• Changes Coming to LaunchPad

    Throughout this fall, our major goal was to improve the way that students get access to LaunchPad. Before August classes, we redesigned the log-in page a bit to make it easier for students to confirm that they are in ...
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  • Rental Options at the Student Store

    If you have students who want to get the print book to go with LaunchPad, LaunchPadSolo,or SaplingPlus, please be sure to alert them to the options at the Student Store.    store.macmillanlearning.com  ...
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  • Use iClicker to Reliably Track Student Attendance

    Did you know that you can integrate iClicker into your LaunchPad or SaplingPlus course to keep all your grades in one place? And that you can use iClicker for attendance? With iClicker, use GPS technology to ensu...
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  • They say. . . LearningCurve is helpful in composition

    I often pair LearningCurve topics—one rhetorical and one grammatical topic--per major assignment. While my students were working on a literacy narrative this semester, for example, they were also working on topi...
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  • You Are NOT Tech Support!

    Just a reminder as classes get started and students familiarize themselves with Achieve and Sapling and LaunchPad (and LaunchPad Solo and Writer's Help) that you ARE NOT tech support for your students. Macmillan has a...
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  • My FAQs for LaunchPad

    I use LaunchPad with both online and on-campus US history classes. While the degree to which I use individual components of LaunchPad varies between the two forms of content delivery, one thing remains constant: durin...
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  • LaunchPad Checklist

    In an effort to make sure you are all ready to go before classes start, here's a short checklist of how to prepare yourself and your students to use LaunchPad this semester.    Course Set Up –...
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  • Teaching how to study: The Testing Effect

    Learning Curve quizzes are a great tool to help students review material and prepare for classroom discussion, and they also provide us with metrics to indicate what students might be struggling with so we can better ...
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  • LaunchPad Improvements (So Far) in 2019

    The team has been working hard on improvements to LaunchPad this year. A lot of the changes are ‘behind the scenes’ like security improvements and changes to how LaunchPad works for visually impaired users...
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  • Faculty Consultant for Psychology, Gina O'Neal-Moffitt, Florida State University

    Name: Dr. Gina O’Neal-Moffitt Department: Psychology School: Florida State University Department: Behavioral, Social Sciences, and Education School: Tallahassee Community College Product: LaunchPad for A...
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  • Faculty Consultant for Psychology, Hannah Peach, UNC Charlotte

    Name: Hannah Peach   Department: Psychological Science School: UNC Charlotte Product: Launchpad How do you use LaunchPad for Myers & DeWall's Psychology in Modules? We assign ...
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  • The Secret Sauce: Question Pooling

      Okay, so I will confess that Question Pooling is probably my favorite part of LaunchPad. (Yes, I'm a nerd and I'm okay with that.) Hopefully you know all about question pooling already and this post is a borin...
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  • Faculty Consultant for Psychology, Jillene Grover Seiver, Eastern Washington University

    Name: Jillene Grover Seiver Department: Psychology School: Eastern Washington University Product: Meyers/DeWall, Psychology in Everyday Life; Berger, The Developing Person through the Life Span; Co...
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  • So What's In the LaunchPad Gradebook?

    At this point, hopefully you've gotten all your students into LaunchPad and you want to see who has started to do work. So you open up the gradebook and bam--there are ALL these pieces of data in the gradebook. W...
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  • Just Starting with LaunchPad? Try LearningCurve

    If you're just starting out with LaunchPad and you are overwhelmed with the number and variety of resources in the product, just start with LearningCurve. Assign one LearningCurve before each class period so...
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  • Try Something New - No Media for a Day!

      In the summer of 2018, we had a number of faculty come into our New York office to review our plans for digital offerings going forward, and also to tell us how they are using our products. My favorite present...
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  • First Day of Class

    As you start to prep for your next round of classes, don't forget that we have syllabus inserts and presentation decks for you to use to help students get registered with LaunchPad.    Please view the follow...
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  • Faculty Consultant for Communication, Katie Fulton, Iowa State University

    Name: Katie Fulton Department: English School:  Iowa State University Product: LaunchPad for Gunn's Speech Craft How do you use LaunchPad? I use LaunchPad in my flipped public-speaki...
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  • Highlights from Tech Ed Week 2018

    Open video

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  • Faculty Consultant for Psychology - Rachel Kieran, Kennesaw State University

    Name: Rachel Anne Kieran Department: Psychology School: Kennesaw State University  Product: LaunchPad for Comer's Abnormal Psychology and LaunchPad for Kolb's Introduction ...
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