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    Best-Selling Criminalistics Text is Now Available in an Easy-To-Use eBook Format

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 25, 2015 4:34:07 PM

    The best-selling Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Third Edition is now available in a new, easy-to-use eBook format! Featuring useful study tools such as the ability to bookmark pages, take notes, and highlight key passages.

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, eBooks, Navigate, Navigate eBook

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases New White Paper on Shifting Perspectives on eBooks

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 22, 2015 3:02:29 PM

    Over the past several years, there has been a notable shift in attitudes among instructors and students towards digital products that enhance learning, especially eBooks. In our new white paper, we examine these shifting views to show that both instructors and students favor digital learning solutions, particularly the Jones & Bartlett Learning Navigate eFolio and interactive eBook available within Navigate 2. What’s more, through surveys and focus group research, we can demonstrate how Navigate products have increased student engagement and improved learning outcomes. Read the full white paper now.

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    Topics: eBooks, navigate, Navigate, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    Now Available: Health Care USA, Enhanced Eighth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 30, 2014 2:10:37 PM

    Are you looking to engage students with the complexities of the U.S. health care system? We recently released Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Enhanced Eighth Edition by Harry A. Sultz, DDS, MPH, and Kristina M. Young, MS. Even better, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Digital-only access is also sold separately.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Enhanced Eighth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advant, Health Administration, Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization an, Kristina M. Young, Navigate

    Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access Now Live

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 29, 2014 2:48:10 PM

    Do you want a fresh approach to teaching nursing research using evidence-based practice? Check out the recently published Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Third Edition by Nola A. Schmidt and Janet M. Brown. What’s more, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Digital-only access is also sold separately.

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    Topics: New Edition, evidence-based practice, Janet M. Brown, Navigate, Navigate 2, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Nola A. Schmidt, nursing, nursing research, Online Learning

    Jones & Bartlett Learning with ToolWire Offer Online, Scenario-based, Immersive Learning Tool for Undergraduate Criminal Justice Courses

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 14, 2014 10:07:41 AM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning partner with Toolwire  to offer Navigate Scenario: LearnScapes for Criminal Justice for undergraduate courses in criminal justice or law enforcement programs, including criminal law, criminal procedure, introduction to policing, and interviewing. Navigate Scenario: LearnScape for Criminal Justice is a scenario-based learning tool that immerses students in real-life situations to give them the opportunity to learn more about applying the amendments correctly in a contextualized, authentic environment. This "virtual internship" introduces course learning objectives in a way that is relevant, engaging, and promotes better learning outcomes. Through the use of photo-realistic environments, an interactive technology overlay, and a seamlessly integrated "natural assessment" infrastructure, Navigate Scenario: LearnScape for Criminal Justice "brings learning to life".

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    Topics: higher education, Criminal Justice, Higher Education, LearnScapes, Navigate, Navigate Scenario, Online Learning, Toolwire

    Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 10, 2014 11:48:41 AM

    Navigate 2 is arriving-- and now you can try it! We've just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including:

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    Topics: Computer Science, Health Professions, Health Science, Higher Education, Navigate, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Public Health, Science, Webinar

    Interactive Microbiology Animations Bring Microbiology Phenomena to Life - Featuring 20 NEW Interactive and Engaging Animations!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 20, 2014 12:36:36 PM
    Click on the image to view a sample animation
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    Topics: microbiology, New Edition, animations, Biology, eLearning, Navigate, Online Learning, Science

    Pilot Studies Show Navigate eFolio: Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge Has a Positive Impact on Student Learning and Engagement

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 13, 2014 3:43:38 PM

    In Fall 2013, we pilot tested Navigate eFolio: Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge with two instructors and their students at Darton State College and The University of Texas at Tyler. Both instructors and 65 students provided us with their feedback and experiences using the product. In addition, the instructors allowed us to link information about their students’ performance to access frequency so we could evaluate the relationship.

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    Topics: Darton State College, eBooks, navigate, Navigate, nursing, nursing informatics, The University of Texas at Tyler

    The 2013-2014 Biological and Physical Sciences Interactive Catalog is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 7, 2014 1:13:56 PM
    2013-2014 Sciences Interactive Catalog
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    Topics: Biological Science, higher education, New Edition, Biology, Catalog, custom textbooks, Higher Education, Navigate, Online Learning, Physical Science, PUBLISH, Science

    Navigate Respiratory Care Proven Beneficial to Student Learning Success

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 7, 2014 12:35:23 PM

    Recently, the Chronicle of Higher Education asked leading education technology experts for their insights on the year ahead. Overwhelmingly, the experts agreed that thoughtfully developed online education tools will continue to attract industry-wide interest. Phill Hill, an Education Technology Expert, told the Chronicle that,

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    Topics: Health Professions, Midlands Technical College, Navigate, Navigate Respiratory Care, Online Learning

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