Wileys Australian Chemistry Text and Resources Package Session Overview Project background & development Why Wiley? The Text Online content & course management Blackboard/WebCT
WileyPLUS Student choice & equity Service guarantee Background First year Chemistry students required to buy two US texts, written for US/UK courses Discontent amongst many Chemistry educators Wiley is Worlds leading Chemistry
publisher Wiley Australias single biggest investment in a text Major commitment to Chemistry education in Australasia Launched project in Nov 2004 Chemistry Authors - Blackman (Otago), Bottle (QUT), Schmid (Syd), Mocerino (Curtin), Wille (Melb) 3 US texts. Extensive re-engineering, rewriting, restructuring
Integrated inorganic, physical & organic text for Australia & New Zealand students 1150 pages/26 chapters, incl. 10 organic IUPAC nomenclature, and SI units Local research examples Local applications The Editorial Process
3 years in development 5 authors 26 reviewers 3 academic consultants 4 technical reviewers Manuscript Manager, Senior Editor, Project Editors, Proof Reader, Indexer Quality Assured
Why Wiley? Reason 1: The Wiley Text Book Extensive market research and reviewer input on organic content requirements Degree of Localisation Organic coverage: 10 organic chapters 416 pages Also organic content in other chapters Organic introduced early. Recognises that students will study organic later Right content, right balance, right supplements
Why Wiley? Reason 2 Course Management System Content Most universities prefer assets in course site rather than CD or student website Wiley Australia are the leaders in local Blackboard/WebCT content development. Multimedia Developer, Bb/WebCT Administrator, Video Editors Blackboard content customisable to course requirements Blackboard Demo
Why Wiley? Reason 3: WileyPLUS WileyPLUS What is it? Online Independent Study System WileyPLUS - What does it do? Unparalleled question functionality (2,500 questions) Scaffolding facilitates independent learning Tracks student progress Incorporate own materials WileyPLUS Student benefits Online assistance when they need it
Immediate feedback and self-tracking Learning style of Google Generation Why Wiley? WileyPLUS Lecturer Benefits
tracking individuals and group identify at risk students facilitates reading assign homework records to gradebook export to Blackboard/WebCT open access for students to assignment area WileyPLUS Departmental Benefits equitable access to learning system caters for learning styles of current students WileyPLUS Demo
The Wiley Offering What the students receive when they purchase the text for $129.95 (less bookshop discount): The text Full WileyPLUS access assignments/scaffolding online text Access to Blackboard assets
The Wiley Offering What students receive when they purchase access to WileyPLUS (stand-alone) for $64.95: 50% discount on text price Full WileyPLUS access - assignments/scaffolding - online text Access to Blackboard assets The Wiley Offering What students receive when they do
not purchase the text or WileyPLUS stand-alone: Access to the WileyPLUS assignment/scaffolding No access to online text Access to Blackboard assets The Wiley Offering What lecturers receive: WileyPLUS + training + support Blackboard content: Online problems, Interactive tutorials,
Animations, Videos, delivered in chapter modules for ease of integration Teaching resources: -PPT + Flash and video -Solutions Manual -Testbank/CTB -Art Files CD Wiley Service Guarantee High level of service and support: Course conversion service
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