MindTap is a personalized learning experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking. Teachers can measure skills and impact outcomes with ease.

Mindtap empowers students

Elevate Thinking


Students move from basic knowledge to analysis and application by engaging in a personalized Learning Path.

Sustain Motivation


Every time they sign in, students see what is due and where they stand compared to the class, pushing them to strive for better results.

Engage Learners


Students are inspired by the beautiful intuitive design, challenging activities, real-world simulations, and rich media.

Mindtap supports teachers

Personalize Your Course


Easily integrate your own images, videos, web links, and documents into the Learning Path or the reading itself. Control what students see and when they see it.

Promote Better Outcomes


Encourage positive outcomes by tracking students in real time and adjusting the course using clear analytics.

Don't Break a Sweat


MindTap is simple to navigate, set up, and share courses with colleagues. And our white glove Engagement Services means you have the support you need.


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  • MindTap is crazy awesome! This interactive classroom world allows my Accounting students to demonstrate a higher engagement level and perform more accurately and effectively then ever!
  • With the Mindtap integration... we can add textbook readings, practice activities and multimedia resources to our courses in a very granular way. This can only help our students.


Each MindTap course is enriched through a library of learning apps that promote higher-level learning, keep students organized and efficient, and extend your reach as an instructor. Every MindTap course is populated with a set of apps that are chosen specifically for that course and students.

  • Aplia
  • Aplia significantly improves outcomes and elevates thinking by increasing student effort and engagement.
  • CengageNOW
  • With its engaging learning and assessment tools, CengageNOW supports the entire student workflow, from motivation to mastery.
  • Enhanced WebAssign®
  • Enhanced WebAssign® helps students learn math and science, not just do homework.
  • InSite
  • InSite from Cengage Learning is a fully integrated, productivity-enhancing classroom solution that delivers an all-inone perspective on your students’ work.
  • SAM
  • SAM trains and tests essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills.
  • Write Experience
  • By evaluating writing based on voice, style, originality and more, Write Experience helps improve student communication skills.
  • *Different assignment apps are available for different courses. To learn about your particular course area, check with your Cengage Learning Consultant.
Sharing and Collaboration
  • Google Docs
  • Instructors and students share dynamically updated text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs.
  • Inline RSS Feed
  • Send timely, valid feeds to students— within the Learning Path or as separate reading—with the option to add accompanying remarks.
  • Kaltura
  • Simple video, audio and image uploading tools open a wealth of instructional, testing, and engagement opportunities.
  • WebVideo
  • Easily incorporate YouTube videos as a separate viewing activity within the Learning Path or directly within a reading assignment.
  • YouSeeU
  • Select MindTap courses include this app that lets students record, share, and comment on video to better engage in discussions, assignments, and more.
  • ConnectYard
  • This lively MindApp social media platform fosters communication and collaboration among students and teachers without the need to “friend,” “follow,” or join a social network—meaning that privacy is always maintained.
Study Tools
  • Flashcards
  • A classic learning tool digitally reimagined, flashcards detect the chapter a student last opened, then shows cards for that chapter.
  • Merriam-Webster
  • Merriam-Webster dictionary content enriches the learning experience while improving users’ understanding of the English language.
  • NetTutor®
  • NetTutor® is staffed with U.S.- based tutors and facilitated by a proprietary whiteboard created for online collaboration in education.
  • Notebook
  • Integrating Evernote technology, this app aggregates student annotations and notes into a single consolidated view.
  • ReadSpeaker
  • Text-to-speech technology offers varied reading styles and the option to synchronize highlighted text to reinforce understanding.

LMS Integration

Let MindTap link you to a simple, engaging experience for teachers and students. Cengage Learning provides Learning Management System (LMS) integration for LMS administrators, instructors, and class participants. This integration noticeably reduces the time and energy required to set up courses, sign into the system, find the right set of materials for the current unit or assignment, correct online assignments, and post grades for those same assignments.

Digital Course Support

A dedicated team of experts provides proactive, ongoing support that includes course set-up, usage statistics, and regular check-ins.

Technical Support

Your adoption of MindTap includes technical support for you and your students.