Revel Product Features

Features

Revel's dynamic content is matched to the way today's students read, think, and learn.

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A Reimagined Way to Learn and Study

Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel gives students everything they need for the course—all in one continuous, integrated learning experience. Highlighting, note taking, and a glossary let students read and study however they like. Educators can add notes for students, too, including reminders or study tips.

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Interactives and Videos

Integrated within the narrative, interactives and videos empower students to engage with concepts and take an active role in learning. Revel's unique presentation of media as an intrinsic part of course content brings the hallmark features of Pearson's bestselling titles to life. Revel's media interactives have been designed to be completed quickly, and its videos are brief, so students stay focused and on task.

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Quizzing

Located throughout Revel, quizzing affords students opportunities to check their understanding at regular intervals before moving on.

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An App for Anywhere, Anytime Learning on Any Device

The new Revel mobile app lets students read, practice, and study—anywhere, anytime, on any device. Content is available both online and offline, and the app syncs work across all registered devices automatically, giving students great flexibility to toggle between phone, tablet, and laptop as they move through their day. The app also lets students set assignment notifications to stay on top of all due dates. Available for download from the App Store or Google Play. Learn more.

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Integrated Writing Tools

Revel's writing functionality, available in select courses, enables educators to integrate writing—among the best ways to foster and assess critical thinking—into the course without significantly impacting their grading burden. Self-paced Journaling Prompts throughout the narrative encourage students to express their thoughts without breaking stride in their reading. Assignable Shared Writing Activities direct students to share written responses with classmates, fostering peer discussion. Essays integrated directly within Revel allow instructors to assign the precise writing tasks they need for the course.

Superior assignability and tracking

Revel's assignability and tracking tools help educators make sure students are completing their reading and understanding core concepts.

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Assignment Calendar

Revel allows educators to indicate precisely which readings must be completed on which dates. This clear, detailed schedule helps students stay on task by eliminating any ambiguity as to which material will be covered during each class. When they understand exactly what is expected of them, students are better motivated to keep up.

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Performance Dashboard

Revel empowers educators to monitor class assignment completion as well as individual student achievement. Actionable information, such as points earned on quizzes and tests and time on task, helps educators intersect with their students in meaningful ways. For example, the trending column reveals whether students' grades are improving or declining, helping educators to identify students who might need help to stay on track.

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Easy Access to Revel via BlackBoard Learn Integration

Revel's Blackboard Learn integration provides institutions, instructors, and students easy access to their Revel courses. With single sign-on, students can be ready to access Revel's interactive blend of authors' narrative, media, and assessment on their first day. Flexible, on-demand grade synchronization capabilities allow educators to control exactly which REVEL grades should be transferred to the Blackboard Gradebook. Learn more.