If your access code came with a used book, the access code may have been used before. One student is insisting that I provide her with an access code so that she can study and practice online. I just want to emphasize that it is a learning curve -- for all of us. Like you said too, it does not correspond to the work we are doing in class. Martin , 4th Edition, Donald L.
Any such posts will be deleted. However, academic discussions on pharmaceutical chemistry and the science of explosives are permitted. Did you register using a different account? Tell him the specific problems, so he can share them. Not to mention it is so fucking expensive. He should test it, but realistically, he will be learning along with you. Zumdahl , 8th Edition, William L. Solve problems algebraically, then plug in everything at the same time.
Did you purchase a used book? Iverson, Eric Anslyn, Christopher S. I find this more frustrating than helpful and would prefer getting low grades on homework sheets that were handed out to us by the professor than some computer program that has no tolerance for error. You may have already registered this product using a different CengageBrain. Course keys for most Cengage products can be registered here. Your student can also purchase an access code from Cengage's website. There is no adjective in Elvish, Entish or the tongues of Men to describe it's inadequacy. It may also depend on how your Cengage book was ordered from your bookstore.
What can I do for this student? Cynsalhi, Thank you for posting this. It wouldn't be so infuriating if you got multiple attempts to get a question correct. Trying to finish 100 problems the night before it is due is not fun. The website is hardly user-friendly. I'd be happy to work with your leaning consultatnt to set up a time to walk you through the site. I hate the problems where I get most of it right, but because I got one problem wrong, the entire thing is wrong so I have to go back, and spend another thirty minutes on it.
Hurley , 8th Edition, David W. Ebbing , 8th Edition, Steven S. There are a few specific types of course keys that cannot be registered here. Those products have course keys which are a 12 or 15-digit string of numbers and letters. The best way to figure out what the deal is with your particular course would be to contact your Cengage rep.
However, an access code may still be required if the student would like to access the student companion site for datasets, etc. But do it, because it will most likely boost your grade. Owl is just so bad at being a homework program. So learn, and help the prof learn. Your instructor should provide this key to you. The only reason I figured it out was a google search. This depends on the particular textbook and may be different in different cases.
Engel Step-by-Step Videos Introduce students to the techniques, equipment and safety skills needed to complete labs successfully. The website didn't even help me. Instant feedback and richly dynamic problem sets encourage understanding over memorization. In the future, it might be good to mention Cengage Unlimited as an option for these types of students:. Quizzes Test student mastery of pre-lab skills and techniques.
And the online systems vary. I suggest you contact your rep or your bookstore and ask if the access code was included with the textbook. At this point, I hope you have gotten the issue resolved with your student and shared some options that she can use. Then login to CengageBrain, open the product and enter the course key directly into the product. My professor has hardly any background in using this, and it took her half the semester to even be able to be let in so she is no help. Foote , 9th Edition, John E.
Course Key A course key is a string of numbers and letters that identifies the specific materials you will need access to for your course. The make up of online homework is completely different from what we learn in class-and as many redditors have pointed our, If you are even one decimal place off of a 100 part answer you have to answer 100 questions again. Ball , 8th Edition, William H. McMurry , 7th Edition, Kenneth L. The problems are similar to the ones we do in class but way more obscure in they way they are written and answered. Stanitski , 3rd Edition, Lawrence S.
For CourseMate, Write Experience and others, first activate your product access code. Treichel, John Townsend, David Treichel , 5th Edition, John W. This powerful platform empowers students to learn Chemistry through richly dynamic problems, detailed feedback and interactive learning modules. . This may not be a good fit for all students, but it sounds like the type of student you are describing would really benefit from Cengage Unlimited.