The presentations scheduled below are about the products we offer at our family of XYZ Companies: XYZ Textbooks, XYZ Homework, MathTV, and MathTV Courses.
DESCRIPTION Whether you are teaching online, or in person, we have many ways to help. Our companies are all very video intensive, setting us apart from other publishers. Students using one of our products always have someone to watch work problems, discuss study skills, or present enrichment topics. These videos are built into all of our products, and that cuts down on the work you need to do when creating a course online. We also have courses already set up for you, with assignments created for each section of each of our books. So register for this commercial presentation and see for yourself. I know you will be happy you did. I can always be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DESCRIPTION Our new trigonometric book will be ready for Fall 2020 classes. This presentation shows the content, features, videos, homework and everything available with this book. We also answer to the questions your have been asking:
Because many colleges are having their students work from home, we are making our Bootcamp Courses free through the end of the summer. If you are needing a corequisite course for your students, you can send them to us and we will get them up to speed. You can enroll in any of our courses as well, so you can see how your students are doing. All courses are at courses.mathtv.com.
Our new MathTV eBookPlus books are just about here. Check back in a couple of days and we should have more to look at. Our new product is unique because it integrates online homework into our eBook. Most online homework systems do the opposite; they integrate the eBook into the homework system.
We know many instructors are scrambling to take their classes online for the rest of this term. What are the biggest problems with moving a person-to-person, on-campus class to an online class? Here is one study: In February of 2020, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported that the two biggest impediments to implementing online learning for both instructors and administrators were
Time it takes to adopt and implement
Faculty time and effort required
Source: Time for Class Toolkit, 2019, Tyton Partners/Babson Survey Research Group
Our MathTV CourseBooks solve both problems: They give instructors the quickest transition from a classroom on campus to an online course, anywhere. Here is why:
So, if you are just getting started with online learning, start with us; you will be glad you did! If you want to simplify your online homework system, take a look at our new system.
I think our Stat Prep book is the best book on the market to get students ready for statistics. But instructors are having a hard time finding a place for it in their curriculum; they don't have a course with Stat Prep in the title. The book is really a Quantitative Literacy book, but when instructors look at it from that perspective the topic list doesn't match the topic list they are familiar with. But the book teaches quantitative literacy, number sense, and critical thinking better than any book I have seen.
Here is my question: How do we find that group of instructors that can adjust their curriculum to fit this book into it? We know this is the best book for teaching quantitative literacy while getting students ready for statistics. How do we get instructors to take a chance on it when they don't have a Stat Prep course and their topic list for Quantitative Literacy doesn't match the list of topics in the book?
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT I was scheduled to speak this weekend in Sacramento at a regional mathematics conference. The conference was cancelled because of the Coronavirus. So I am doing the same presentation I was scheduled to do, but I'm doing it live, online, on the dates and times below. This conference cancellation has actually opened up new possibilities. Because I have been using the Zoom app for some business meetings this year, I realized it can be used for presentations as well. As more conferences are cancelled, this will be a good way to keep our professional development going. So, click on the links below to sign up for one of these presentations, and we will see what happens! If this goes well, I will do my other presentations online as well.
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