IUP Textbook and Course Materials Fair Today

Posted on 9/27/2016 1:22:16 PM

Join us in the HUB Atrium today, Wednesday, September 28, for the IUP Textbook and Course Materials Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For Everyone:

  • Spend time with everyone involved in the process of providing IUP with excellent and affordable course materials
  • Learn about new learning technologies
  • Explore options for Open Educational Resources
  • Learn about the Textbook Cycle and how your actions affect it
  • See how the IUP Libraries and IT Services can support your learning and teaching needs
  • Tell us how you define “affordable,” “accessible,” and “effective” when it comes to course materials
  • Find out what the Co-op Store is doing to make your course materials more affordable and accessible

For Faculty:

  • Meet with many different publisher representatives and content providers
  • See demos of new academic software options
  • Find out how the IUP Libraries can support your students learning needs
  • See what IT services has to offer for your courses
  • See how the online textbook adoption system works, or get a refresher
  • Learn about the latest and greatest in ebooks
  • Explore options for OER
  • Meet with course packet vendors, both local and national
  • Get format options and pricing estimates from the textbook department staff
  • Order spring course materials

No registration required. Stop by anytime it fits into your schedule!

See what some of our vendors are saying:

McGraw-Hill

We offer help selecting textbooks as well as assistance with implementing adaptive technology that has been proven to increase student performance and engagement at an affordable cost to students.

Wiley

See the latest in higher education online learning platforms. WileyPLUS with ORION and WileyPLUS Learning Space offer students opportunities to access all resources for a course in one place while helping them identify the areas they’re struggling with early in the semester. Instructors also have dynamic reporting available to help prioritize where they need to focus their attention.

Pearson

  • Interactive Learning and Assessment: Engage learners with content that’s effective, meaningful, and personalized.
  • Learning Applications: Foster developmental skills and improve learning outcomes with these intuitive apps.
  • Online Courses: Proven solutions enable distance learning across multiple programs.
  • Course Content: Respected educators and practitioners author Pearson’s long-trusted course content.

Norton

The only independent and employee-owned college publisher, W. W. Norton & Company’s reputation rests on consistently signing great scholar-teachers to author our textbooks and digital media; on expertly developing these materials through sustained collaboration; and on pricing these materials transparently and affordably. With W. W. Norton’s Day One Access program, we can integrate our course materials directly into your campus Learning Management System, eliminating access codes and the registration process for students. SmartWork is our powerful online tutorial and assessment system with prebuilt assignments that can be easily deployed by an instructor as homework assignments, with direct ebook links and an easy-to-use gradebook. InQuizitive is our online quizzing tool. Students who completed an InQuizitive activity prior to being given a summative quiz increased their grades by an average of 8.4 points (with the quiz scores of weaker students increasing the most).

Cengage

We will have several of our new textbook editions on display, but we will also be demoing mindtap. MindTap is an online learning environment that turns learners into thinkers: Through personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap is the digital learning solution that turns cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher level thinkers.

Sage

Sage is an independent publisher founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. Sage now publishes over 800 books a year and over 900 journals. Please visit our booth to check out our latest offerings in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Communication, Journalism, Business, Education, the Human Services, and Research Methods/Statistics.

Other vendors include: