Are you looking to make Precalculus courses more interactive or help students bridge the gap between conceptual understanding and memorization? Explore Its can be incorporated into your Precalculus course.
What is Precalculus Explore Its and How Does it Work?
Explore Its for Precalculus is an interactive learning module that allows students to explore and learn a concept.
How to Apply It to Your Precalculus Course
Precalculus Explore These are condensed presentations on major topics that have been broken down into two tabs to meet a variety of class needs. These tabs include:
Learn: Self-guided instruction, visualization and narration of a topic. The video lesson introduces the topic and shows how to use the interactive graphing tool. How to Use It: Divide your lecture into smaller chunks and share it with students to improve understanding.
Explore: Interactive graphs and figures that allow students explore and test a topic through simulations and animations. How to Use It: Instructors can use it in lieu of hand-drawn marker motions in their lectures, or assign homework problems to encourage students interaction with the topic.
How to Find and Explore Its for an Assignment
Follow these steps to add Explore Its and find it to an assignment:
Navigate to the question browser.
Choose a chapter or section from the book.
Select ‘MicroView’ from the Display Options, and then click the ‘Update Listing’ button. This will let you see all questions in this section.
Use ‘CTRL+F to search for ‘.EI,’ or find questions labeled ‘.EI. Highlight Explore It questions quickly.
Select an Explore It question to add to your assignment.
How to Use Explore Its Other Than an Assignment
Instructors and students can access Explore Its and other interactive learning aids through their MindTap Reader ebook. After opening your ebook, click on Media Index.