eText and Study Area resources
When available, the eText and Study Area complement the book title or other resource that appears at the top of the Course Home when you sign in.
Choosing Pearson eText from the course menu either lets you open the eText or gives you the option to buy access to the eText, if your Mastering subscription does not provide this. More about the Pearson eText
If you can access an eText: You may also want to get the appropriate Pearson eText app for your smartphone or tablet. More about the Pearson eText app
Opens a study area that contains a variety of activities for you to go through at your own pace. Any work you do in this area is NOT reported to the Scores page, which is reserved for graded assignments. Some types of work you do in the Study Area may not be saved.
Mastering Astronomy students: Your Study Area may include self-guided tutorials.
- Students who register for (or buy access to) Mastering: You receive access to any available self-study resources available for your textbook, whether eText, Study Area, or both. You don't have to be in a Mastering course to use these resources.
- Students who join a Mastering course: When you sign in to the course, you are also able to access any available self-study resources.
This means these kinds of study resources may not be available for the book or other publisher resource you selected (when you first signed in), or for the book or other publisher resource associated with the Mastering course you joined.
If you think this is in error, please contact Pearson Support.