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MindTap Psychology for Our Sexuality 13th Edition

Robert L. Crooks, Karla Baur

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MindTap® Psychology for Crooks/Baur’ Our Sexuality, 13th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Help students understand the diverse beliefs around human sexuality as they view videos of peers sharing opinions and experiences about sexuality. Self-assessments helps students learn more about themselves and their opinions, while interactive modules help students learn about crucial topics, such as contraception. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Robert L. Crooks,

The integration of psychological, social, and biological components of human sexuality in this text is facilitated by the authors' combined academic and professional backgrounds. Robert Crooks has a Ph.D. in psychology. His graduate training stressed clinical and physiological psychology, and he has considerable background in sociology. His involvement with teaching human sexuality classes at the university, college, and medical school levels spans over two decades. Bob and his wife, Sami Tucker, have been involved in the establishment and implementation of HIV/AIDS intervention programs in two areas of Kenya, one in the central region and one in a coastal area. Over the previous 12 years their work with these projects includes designing a research strategy for assessing behavior change, developing a peer educator-based educational strategy, and conducting training sessions for Kenyan peer educator staff. Over many years they have traveled to African frequently and devoted many months to the evolving Kenyan programs.

Karla Baur,

Karla Baur has a master's degree in social work; her advanced academic work stressed clinical training. She is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice, specializing in couples and sex therapy. Karla has provided clinical supervision, seminars, and lectures for other mental health therapists and professional groups. She has taught human sexuality and female sexuality classes at Portland Community College, Portland State University, and Clark College. At Oregon Health Sciences University she taught a human sexuality course and coached medical students in taking sexual histories with patients. Karla was also involved in a six-week program in Kenya to train HIV/AIDS Prevention Peer Educators. She has been certified as a sex educator, therapist, and sex therapy supervisor by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. She is currently developing a play about the nuances and complexities of male sexuality with her collaborator, composer/writer Fred Strong.
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  • Students share their experiences and beliefs around human sexuality to illustrate how diverse opinions are shaped through culture, media, and other influences.
  • Self-assessments help students learn more about themselves and where they stand on key issues.
  • Videos are included throughout each chapter to further explain key concepts, and show how these topics relate to the students.
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  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
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  • Track students in real time with the Progress app and adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
  • An interactive module about various types of contraception allows students to compare methods, learn how they work, read about other people’s experiences, and much more.
LEARNING PATH
Please list content covered in the Learning Path here (similar to a table of contents listing)
1 Perspectives on Sexuality
2 Sex Research: Methods and Problems
3 Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
4 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
5 Gender Issues
6 Sexual Arousal and Response
7 Love and Communication in Intimate Relationships
8 Sexual Behaviors
9 Sexual Orientations
10 Contraception
11 Conceiving Children: Process and Choice
12 Sexuality During Childhood and Adolescence
13 Sexuality and the Adult Years
14 Sexual Difficulties and Solutions
15 Sexually Transmitted Infections
16 Atypical Sexual Behavior
17 Sexual Coercion
18 Sex For Sale
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Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305674141
This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.

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ISBN: 9781305674189
Helping you make your lectures more engaging while effectively reaching your visually oriented students, these handy Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides outline the chapters of the main text in a classroom-ready presentation. The PowerPoint® slides are updated to reflect the content and organization of the new edition of the text.

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