Modules: The Science of Psychology
Modules: The Science of Psychology by Laura A. King
Book DescriptionThe Science of Psychology in Modules offers instructors flexibility in teaching and gives students a manageable framework for course success. HOW MODULES WORK FOR YOU *Each chapter is broken down into 2-4 smaller modules, allowing instructors to assign the content they want, in the order they prefer. *With Connect Psychology, instructors can customize content and course materials to meet the needs of their course. Real-time reports show how well each student is performing on each course segment. *McGraw-Hill Create provides a simple way for instructors to create customized texts and eBooks tailored to their course. *Real time reports show how well each student is performing on each course assignment. Instructors can use this feature to spot problem areas before they crop up on an exam. HOW MODULES WORK FOR YOUR STUDENTS *The modular format promotes student learning and success by presenting content in small, manageable chunks. *The "Appreciative View" puts function before dysfunction and treats psychology as an integrated science. Students come to understand the true breadth of the discipline and to apply what they learn to their own daily experiences. *The adaptive learning system helps students identify what they "know and don't know" -- then guides them to a focus on what they don't know through interactivities, exercises, and readings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780078035494
Format: Hardback (287mm x 228mm x 35mm)
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Laura A. King
John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches developmental psychology and educational psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and introductory psychology at the undergraduate level. Dr. Santrock's research on father custody is widely cited and used in expert witness testimony to promote flexibility and alternative considerations in custody disputes. His research has included publication in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He recently was a member of the editorial board of Developmental Psychology and his publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: CHILD DEVELOPMENT, Eighth Edition; LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT, Seventh Edition; CHILDREN, Sixth Edition; PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition; and EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.
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