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MindTap Psychology for Psychology: Themes and Variations 10th Edition

Wayne Weiten

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Overview

MindTap® Psychology for Weiten's Psychology: Themes and Variations, 10th 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. Modules separate content into manageable sections and emphasize learning tools often only available at the chapter level. Students also benefit from multimedia and mastery training tools for studying smarter and retaining core concepts as they progress in learning. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Wayne Weiten, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1981. He has taught at the College of DuPage and Santa Clara University, and currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1, 2, and 8 of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology. He is a former President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. In 2006, one of the five national teaching awards given annually by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology was named in his honor. Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, pressure as a form of stress, and the technology of textbooks. He is also the author of PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES & VARIATIONS (Cengage, 2017, 10th Edition). Weiten created an educational CD-ROM titled PSYKTREK: A MULTIMEDIA INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY and co-authored a chapter on the Introductory Psychology course for THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY EDUCATION (Weiten & Houska, 2015).
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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 adjust the course as needed based 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.
LEARNING PATH:

Quiz Before Class - Fifteen-item, multiple-choice quizzes that ask students to apply what students they read in each chapter. Designed to be completed before class discussion. Students who take a pre-lecture quiz after reading can improve their course grade by ~15% (Daniel & Brouda, 2004)

Apply Psychology - Multiple choice questions regarding activities such as serving as participants in a psychology experiment, reading about a recent research study, or watching a relevant video that bring psychology to life. Students are learn essential course concepts and practice how psychological principles can be applied in real-world contexts.

Research in Action (RIA) Video Quiz - Videos highlighting contemporary research interspersed with 3 multiple-choice questions that assess understanding of methods and research topics. Students learn about research methods and current psychological research.

Mastery Training powered by Cerego - Learning engine that presents concepts to students, adapting to each student’s performance to help them learn efficiently and effectively, and master core concepts. Students who use this learning engine can improve their course grade by ~13% (Homer & Plass, 2013).

Write Experience - Validated writing assignments that give feedback on essay drafts and automatically grade submissions for content, voice, style, form and originality. Students who use this writing application can improve their writing skills by 13% and report 91% engagement (Cengage Learning, 2014).

Interactive Animations - Detailed animations that teach core concepts with interactive elements, narrated audio, and non-graded concept checks. Students gain understanding from alternative media-rich explanations of core concepts and self-assessment.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781305501737
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"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305501751
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9781305498242
Streamline and maximize the effectiveness of your course preparation using such resources as brief chapter outlines, chapter summaries, learning objectives, key terms, activities, and creative lecture and teaching suggestions.