• Straightforward and Intuitive

    Easy-to-take online course lets you learn at your own pace, on your own time.

  • Supports Your Educators

    Your educators might be struggling with the push to digital learning. Ensure MindTap is set up properly and learn all that you can about the platform so you can serve as a resource for your educators.

  • Meaningful Lessons

    Save hours of time by learning the end-to-end set up of MindTap.

Training Course Outline

Knowing where to start when implementing a new element into your curriculum can be challenging and overwhelming. This course will support you through the entire implementation of MindTap from an administration level. You will be guided through an engaging, interactive experience of training videos, hands-on activities, and downloadable resources that will prepare you to successfully implement MindTap into your classrooms, student salons, and your hybrid programs.

  • 1

    Welcome to the MindTap for Admin Training Course

    • Welcome Message

  • 2

    Introduction

    • How to Use this Course

    • Before You Begin

  • 3

    Learning Objectives

    • Learning Objectives

  • 4

    Downloadable Resources

    • Course Workbook

    • Admin Resources and Reference Materials

    • New Student Orientation Resources and Reference Materials

  • 5

    Lesson 1: MindTap Implementation

    • Overview

    • Success Strategies for MindTap Implementation Process

    • Success Strategies for MindTap Implementation Process

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Establish Launch Date

    • Establish Launch Date

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Review Systems and Device Requirements

    • Review Systems and Device Requirements

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • MindTap Training

    • MindTap Training

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Prepare for the First Day

    • Prepare for the First Day

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Recap of Lesson 1

    • Lesson 1 Quiz

  • 6

    Lesson 2: Setting Up Your Course

    • Overview

    • Create a New Course

    • Create a New Course

    • Copy an Existing Course

    • Copy and Existing Course

    • Copy from Another Instructor's Course

    • Copy from Another Instructor's Course

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Recap of Lesson 2

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

  • 7

    Lesson 3: Managing Your Course

    • Overview

    • Manage Courses

    • Manage Courses

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Roles and Responsibilities

    • Roles and Responsibilities

    • Workbook Activity

    • Course Permissions & Rights

    • Course Permissions & Rights

    • LMS Integration

    • LMS Integration

    • Recap of Lesson 3

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

  • 8

    Lesson 4: Course Preparation

    • Overview

    • Course Preparation

    • Course Preparation

    • Identify Milady Resources

    • Identify Milady Resources

    • Workbook Activity

    • Allocate Time to Prepare

    • Allocate Time to Prepare

    • Try it Out!

    • Try it Out!

    • Recap of Lesson 4

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

  • 9

    Lesson 5: Managing MindTap for Hybrid Learning

    • Overview

    • Managing MindTap for Hybrid Learning

    • Managing MindTap for Hybrid Learning

    • Workbook Activity

    • Accessing Weekly Reports

    • Accessing Weekly Reports

    • Behaviors that Impact Calculations

    • Behaviors that Impact Calculations

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Recap of Lesson 5

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

  • 10

    Lesson 6: Student Orientation

    • Overview

    • Getting Students Registered - In School and Hybrid

    • Getting Students Registered

    • New Student Orientation

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • New Student Orientation

    • MindTap Tutorial - Your Orientation to MindTap for Students

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Setting Expectation

    • Setting Expectations

    • Workbook Activity

    • Recap of Lesson 6

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

  • 11

    Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Guidelines

    • Overview

    • Systems Check & Cengage Customer Support

    • System Check & Cengage Customer Support

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Recap of Lesson 7

    • Lesson 7 Quiz

  • 12

    Lesson 8: Reporting and Analytics

    • Overview

    • Reporting and Analytics

    • Reporting and Analytics

    • Managing the Gradebook

    • Managing the Gradebook

    • Gradebook Settings

    • Gradebook Settings

    • Practice Makes Perfect

    • Recap of Lesson 8

    • Lesson 8 Quiz

  • 13

    Final Exam

    • Exam Overview

    • Final Assessment

    • More Resources for You

    • Training Course Survey

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FAQs

  • What can I expect to learn during this training course?

    By the end of this class, you will be able to:
    • Explain why the implementation process is so crucial to a successful MindTap launch.
    • List the action steps required to get ready for the first day of implementing MindTap.
    • Define the three options to support course creations.
    • Demonstrate how to navigate the setup of a MindTap course.
    • List the Milady resources that support your school while aligning MindTap with your school's curriculum.
    • Locate the online form to request our Milady Accreditation Hourly reports that support in the tracking of students' hours.
    • Apply the action steps required to ensure a smooth student orientation into MindTap.
    • Identify Customer Support within your MindTap course.
    • Define the action steps to MindTap troubleshooting.
    • Manage the MindTap Gradebook to access learner's grades.
    • Use the function of the Gradebook settings to customize Gradebook filters based on your school's preferences.

  • How long is this training course?

    The training course should take you anywhere from 3-4 hours, depending on your current comfort level with MindTap, technology, and how long you take to practice what you learn. You may take the course at your own pace, stopping and starting as it fits your schedule.

  • Can my educators take this course to familiarize themselves with MindTap?

    This course is designed for school owners, directors, and education leaders, covering the critical administrative stages of implementing MindTap into your school. If your educators need more assistance in learning MindTap, please guide them to our MindTap Fundamentals Course. This will familiarize them with the basics of teaching MindTap and increase their comfort level while using the platform.

  • Are there any pre-requisites for this training course?

    There are no pre-requisites for this course, but we strongly suggest taking MindTap Fundamentals Course for maximum understanding of this course.

  • Will I receive a Certificate of Completion?

    Upon successful completion of the training course and earning at least 70% on the Final Exam, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

  • When is the best time to take this course?

    We recommend giving your school at least 8 weeks to prepare and set up to use MindTap. The first steps to successful implementation are to take this free MindTap for Administrators course and to have your educators take the free MindTap Fundamentals Course.

  • Why should I take this training course?

    Whether you are a school owner, director, or education leader that is just getting started with MindTap, or have been using it for a while now, this course will support you through the entire implementation process.

    You will be guided through an engaging interactive experience of training videos, hands-on-activities, and downloadable resources that will prepare you to successfully implement MindTap into your classrooms, student salons, and hybrid programs.

  • How is the course structured?

    There are eight primary lessons in the training course with an assessment at the end of each lesson as well as a final exam. You must pass the final exam with a score of 70% in order to obtain the Certificate of Completion.