Wiley is a provider of educational content which improves research, education and professional practices. Wiley’s educational material spans across media including WileyPLUS and online, providing a suite of teaching and learning tools. Wiley publishing targets the sciences and has released the 13th Edition of Principles of Human Anatomy by Gerard Tortora and Mark Nielsen. The textbook is available to students through WileyDirect in a variety of formats: E-Text, E-Text and WileyPLUS with ORION, and print.
Principles of Human Anatomy 13th Edition is designed for students who are taking introductory courses in human anatomy. The textbook has many new features compared to the earlier edition. The content has been refreshed to make sure it s accessible, presented clearly, and all terminology is correct and current. Each visual illustration is new or revised in the new edition, including the structure of the human body. To best show the anatomical structures of the systems within the body, the authors increased the number and quality of cadaver images. Students discovered studying the features in the textbook is as important as reading the literature.
Tortora and Nielson believe anatomy is a visual science. Wiley incorporated Real Anatomy 2.0 in the Principles of Human Anatomy 13th Edition. Students using this web- based 3-D digital imaging software can visually dissect through 40 layers of a real human body to study the structures of all bodily systems. The Principles of Human Anatomy 13th Edition with WileyPLUS gives students a learning module that is adaptive. ORION provides a personal and adaptive learning experience by building on topics and using study time more effectively.
Professor Tortora and Nielson are praised by students for their straightforward and comprehendible writing styles. According to Amazon’s author central, Gerard Tortora earned a master’s degree in science education from Montclair State College. He also teaches human anatomy, microbiology, and physiology at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ. Tortora is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, American Society of Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Education Association, and the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists. In 1992, Mr. Tortora received the Presidents Memorial Award and in 1996 he received the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award from the University of Texas. Mark Nielsen is an associate professor at the School of Psychology, University of Queensland. Mr. Nielsen completed his Ph. D at La Trobe University. Mark Nielson’s current research is focused on the development and origins of human cultural cognition.
The Principles of Human Anatomy 13th Edition boosts students confidence in human anatomy, the authors pushed beyond the standard textbook to give students superior knowledge and an interactive education. Students and academic experts can be reassured that the 13th Edition complies with curriculum standards at a price that students can afford. This book is an invaluable resource for students who study the sciences, regardless of the degree earned. The book is a resource that students will use for number of years as they complete their college degree.