McGraw-Hillâ€™s Connect Geology for Exploring Geology (www.mhhe.com/reynoldsgeology2e) is a web-based assignment platform that gives students the means to better connect with their coursework, with their instructors, and with the important concepts that they will need to know for success now and in the future. With Connect Geology, instructors can deliver assignments, quizzes and tests online. Nearly all the questions from the text are presented in an auto-gradable format and tied to the textâ€™s learning objectives. Instructors can edit existing questions and author entirely new problems. Track individual student performance â€“ by question, assignment or in relation to the class overall â€“ with detailed grade reports. Integrate grade reports easily with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WebCT and Blackboard. And much more. By choosing Connect Geology, instructors are providing their students with a powerful tool for improving academic performance and truly mastering course material. Connect Geology allows students to practice important skills at their own pace and on their own schedule. Importantly, studentsâ€™ assessment results and instructorsâ€™ feedback are all saved online â€“ so students can continually review their progress and plot their course to success. New to Connect is LearnSmart! Built around metacognition learning theory, LearnSmart provides your students with a GPS (Guided Path to Success) for your Geology course. Using artificial intelligence, LearnSmart intelligently assesses a student's knowledge of course content through a series of adaptive questions. It pinpoints concepts the student does not understand and maps out a personalized study plan for success. Available as an integrated feature of McGraw-Hill's Connect Geology, you can incorporate LearnSmart into your course in a number of ways to: Gauge student knowledge before a lecture Reinforce learning after lecture Prepare students for assignments and exams Discover for yourself how the LearnSmart diagnostic ensures students will connect with the content, learn more effectively, and succeed in your course.