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MindTap Psychology for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences 5th Edition

Frederick J Gravetter, Lori-Ann B. Forzano

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Overview

MindTap™ Psychology for Gravetter/Forzano's Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, 5th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

Frederick J Gravetter, The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Frederick J Gravetter is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. While teaching at Brockport, he specialized in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. Dr. Gravetter received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. In addition to publishing several research articles, he is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, and RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 6th Edition.

Lori-Ann B. Forzano, The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Lori-Ann B. Forzano is Professor of Psychology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, where she regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, statistics, learning, the psychology of eating, and animal behavior. She earned a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she also received her B.S. in psychology. Dr. Forzano's research examines impulsivity and self-control in adults and children and has been published in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Learning and Motivation, and The Psychological Record. She is also co-author of ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, and RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 6th Edition.
  • 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.
  • Research Tutor, a project management tool that helps students stay on task with the research assignment that is often included in the behavioral sciences research methods course. Research Tutor breaks the process down into 10 assignable modules that help manage timelines and turn research ideas into well-constructed research proposals, research papers, or presentations. It's the only interactive tool that helps students evaluate and choose an appropriate topic early in the course and stay on task as they move through their study.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, googledocs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what's important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • SPSS video tutorials on the most commonly taught procedures that provide students with a foundation in SPSS.
  • Spotlight on Research, assignable chapter-opening activities that feature interesting and relevant research studies and questions pertaining to the chapter's theme.
Sample chapter of Learning Path below. Readings will change based on chapter.
Activities, problem sets and quizzes will use the Aplia platform:
Engagement Activity (read a relevant research article with multiple choice questions).
Reading: Chapter Introduction.
Quiz.
Reading: Ethical Issues and Human Participants in Research.
Quiz.
Reading: Ethical Issues and Nonhuman Subjects in Research.
Quiz.
Reading: Ethical Issues and Scientific Integrity.
Quiz.
Reading: Chapter Summary.
Problem Sets.
Research Tutor will live in the Aplia MindApp in the dock.
SPSS Tutorial Videos are matched by topic and interspersed throughout learning path.
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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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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

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305411227

PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781305492998
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 and feature some additional examples and real world cases for application and discussion.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305492981
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate test bank content from the book'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.