9781259660184

Loose Leaf for Big History with Connect Access Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9781259660184

  • ISBN10:

    1259660184

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2015-03-13
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Big History: Between Nothing and Everything surveys the past not just of humanity, or even of planet Earth, but of the entire universe. In reading, instructors and students will retrace a voyage that began 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang and the appearance of the universe. Big history incorporates findings from cosmology, earth and life sciences, and human history, and assembles them into a single, universal historical narrative of our universe and of our place within it.  

The first edition of Big History: Between Nothing and Everything, is written by the pioneers of the field and presents a framework for learning about anything and everything. It encourages students to think critically about our cumulative history and the future of the world through a variety of lenses.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective. It provides tools that make assessment easier, learning more engaging, and studying more efficient. For instance, Connect contains SmartBook, the first and only adaptive reading experience available for the higher education market. Powered by the intelligent and adaptive LearnSmart engine, SmartBook facilitates the reading process by identifying what content a student knows and doesn’t know. As a student reads Big History, the material continuously adapts to ensure that he or she is focused on the content most crucial to closing specific knowledge gaps.

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