University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee Alyn Duxbury,
University of Washington Alison Duxbury,
Seattle Community College
ISBN: 0072528079 Copyright year: 2005
McGraw-Hill offers a variety of supplements to assist instructors with both preparation and classroom presentation.
The Digital Content Manager CD-ROM is a multimedia collection that offers a wide selection of photos, figures, and tables from the text, as well as additional photos, animations and also 34 videos from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. PowerPoint Lecture Outlines are available for each chapter on this CD. The Digital Content Manager allows instructors to utilize these assets in multiple formats to create customized classroom presentations, dynamic course website content, or attractive printed support materials. The digital resources on this cross-platform 2 CD-ROM set are grouped within easy-to-use folders and organized by chapter to go with the eighth edition of this text. The Scripps video segments are also available on videotape.
A text-specific Online Learning Center (OLC), which can be found at www.mhhe.com/sverdrup8 , provides resources for both students and instructors. The password-protected Online Learning Center contains the Instructor's Manual, which includes answers to the Study Questions and Study Problems from the text. PowerWeb: Oceanography can be accessed through the Online Learning Center, and contains articles from current magazines, newspapers, and journals; weekly updates of current issues; web research tips; an online library of updated research links to help you find the right information; up-to-the-minute headlines from around the world including course-specific and general news; and online quizzing and assessments for your students. This text’s Online Learning Center is available at www.mhhe.com/sverdrup8.
The Instructor's Testing and Resource CD is a cross-platform tool that contains questions specific to each chapter to help instructors generate tests, and this CD also contains an Instructor's Manual which includes the Answers to Study Questions and Study Problems from the text. A set of overhead transparencies provides 100 figures from the text in full color. These ancillaries are available to instructors through their McGraw-Hill sales representative.
For instructors wishing to incorporate hands-on oceanography exercises into their course, McGraw-Hill offers an exceptional workbook entitled "Investigating the Ocean" by R. Leckie and R. Yuretich of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Additional earth science supplements offered by McGraw-Hill appropriate for this course include the "Journey Through Geology" CD-ROM by the Smithsonian Institution and a geoscience videotape library. Contact your McGraw-Hill sales representative for details on these products. Student Supplements
The Internet makes oceanographic information and data available to researchers and it also provides images and information in many forms to instructors and students. Public agencies and museums, universities and research laboratories, satellites and oceanographic projects, interest groups and individuals all over the planet provide information that can be publicly accessed. The text-specific Online Learning Center (OLC) website, which can be found at www.mhhe.com/sverdrup8, provides chapter-sorted links to many websites that contain information pertinent to each chapter's content. In addition, web links are provided within the OLC for further information on many figures and boxed readings within each chapter. Wherever you see the web link icon in your textbook, you will find associated web links for the indicated figure or boxed reading on the OLC. The OLC also hosts a complete Student Study Guide, chapter quizzing, interactive key term flashcards, animations, and Internet exercises to help with chapter study. In addition, PowerWeb is a great way to get information you need quickly and easily! Through the OLC, students can access PowerWeb: Oceanography, which contains articles from current magazines, newspapers, and journals; weekly updates of current issues; web research tips; an online library of updated research links to help you find the right information; up-to-the-minute headlines from around the world including course-specific and general news; online quizzing and assessments to measure your understanding of course material, and more!