(ISBN-10: 0534462944 | ISBN-13: 9780534462949)
Free with every new copy of the text, this free CD features 19 interactive, scored self-assessments keyed to core concepts in the main text. These self-assessments ask real-life questions such as "Are You Blue? A Depression Rating Scale" and "Are You Getting Your Z’s?" The Connections CD also includes over 40 animations and live action videos, each with a set of quick quiz questions.
PsychStudy Instant Access Code
(ISBN-10: 0495003484 | ISBN-13: 9780495003489)
With this e-Pin for PsychStudy for Rathus’s PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, you’ll have access to an online learning system that combines diagnostic quizzing, a personalized study plan, and learning modules to save you time and help you improve your performance on exams.
(ISBN-10: 0495127205 | ISBN-13: 9780495127208)
(ISBN-10: 053463303X | ISBN-13: 9780534633035)
(ISBN-10: 053446288X | ISBN-13: 9780534462888)
By Lisa Valentino, Seminole Community College Aligned with the PQ4R learning model of Rathus’s text, the Study Guide opens with a "Preview" section, encouraging students to discern their impressions of chapter material. The "Question" section poses learning objectives in an outline format and serves as the foundation for the two subsequent sections, "Reading for Understanding" and "Reflection Breaks." These two sections include cross-relational activities, such as matching and critical thinking exercises, which build on the material just covered. "Expand" pulls together all sections with applied exercises, expanding on the "life connection" theme of the text.
Psyk.Trek 2.0 CD-ROM: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology
(ISBN-10: 0534275133 | ISBN-13: 9780534275136)
PSYKTREK is a student tutorial organized as individual learning modules that parallel the core content of any introductory psychology course. The intuitive landscape and easy navigation of PSYKTREK encourages students to explore psychological topics, interact with numerous simulations, and participate in classical and contemporary experiments. PSYKTREK is rich with impressive illustrations, animations, and video clips that help students to commit psychological concepts to memory, and contains numerous concept checks with quizzing to help students attain set learning goals.
InfoTrac® College Edition Printed Access Card
(ISBN-10: 0534558534 | ISBN-13: 9780534558536)
Save time, save money, and eliminate the trek to the library and long waits for reserved readings with InfoTrac® College Edition, an online university library of more than 5,000 academic and popular magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Writing with Style: APA Style Made Easy
(ISBN-10: 0534572413 | ISBN-13: 9780534572419)
This accessible and invaluable workbook-style reference guide will help your students smooth the transition from writing for composition classes to writing for psychology classes. Author Lenore T. Szuchman quickly and succinctly provides the basics of APA style in WRITING WITH STYLE. Szuchman’s years of experience teaching writing-intensive courses give her an inside track on the trouble spots students often encounter when writing papers and dealing with APA style. The unique workbook format offers both a quick reference to APA style and interactive exercises that give students a chance to practice what they’ve learned. They’ll be encouraged to use already published articles as models, so they’re introduced to journal sources in a nonthreatening way. Szuchman pinpoints the kinds of errors that are often made, followed by suggested solutions.
Writing for Psychology (with InfoTrac)
(ISBN-10: 0155085549 | ISBN-13: 9780155085541)
WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY – A STUDENT’S GUIDE offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA Style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors are able to show--rather than merely tell--students what to do and what to avoid. This student friendly manual will help students adhere to the basics of American Psychological Association (APA) style; refine critical thinking skills, library search skills, revising skills, editing skills, and proofing skills; and avoid plagiarism. This text is an adaptation of an earlier text published by Robert O’Shea.
Checklists for students, which have been praised by reviewers, precede the summary at the end of every chapter, giving students the chance to make sure they have been thorough in their reports.
Challenging Your Preconceptions: Thinking Critically About Psychology
(ISBN-10: 0534267394 | ISBN-13: 9780534267391)
This supplement supports the development of critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in the introductory psychology course. In the first chapter, the author identifies seven characteristics of critical thinkers, and in the following chapters he dissects a challenging issue in the discipline and models critical thinking for the reader. Each chapter concludes with an analysis of the process, exercises, and extensive references.
Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World
(ISBN-10: 053461776X | ISBN-13: 9780534617769)
CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY helps students answer the pragmatic questions that many psychology majors ask while still in college. The authors encourage students to take an active role in their own career planning, to take control of their education, and to further define their career goals within psychology.
Chapters 1 and 2 discuss career opportunities available for those who possess undergraduate and graduate degrees, focusing on the qualifications for different careers within psychology. Subsequent chapters focus on the types of careers available within specific areas of psychology, and include more specifics on the requirements and advantages of each. Practical, applied information appears in every chapter so students have an accurate and useful understanding of the opportunities available to them.
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Introductory Psychology
(ISBN-10: 0534546536 | ISBN-13: 9780534546533)
With its 27 carefully selected cross-cultural articles, this book enriches the introductory psychology course, helping you to better understand the similarities and differences among the peoples of the world as you relate to psychological principles, concepts, and issues.
The Psychology Major’s Handbook
(ISBN-10: 0155085115 | ISBN-13: 9780155085114)
THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR’S HANDBOOK offers undergraduate students the information they need to make informed decisions about whether to pursue psychology as a major and career, and to succeed in psychology. The author encourages the student to become an active learner and take control of his or her education and future. The first chapter introduces students to the scope of psychology and the subspecialties within psychology. It also provides information on the wide range of settings in which psychologists work. Subsequent chapter’s help students assess their skills, abilities, and interests, as well as develop habits and strategies that promote success in psychology classes. Career opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels are presented so students can decide whether psychology is an appropriate major for them. Other chapters discuss the world after college including detailed suggestions on how to find a job with a B.A., and how to apply to graduate school.
Clear Thinking with Psychology: Separating Sense from Nonsense
(ISBN-10: 053453659X | ISBN-13: 9780534536596)
Do your students have the tools to distinguish between the true science of human thought and behavior, and pop psychology? Ruscio’s new book provides a tangible and compelling framework for making that distinction. Because we are inundated with "scientific" claims, the author does not merely differentiate science and pseudoscience, but goes further to teach the fundamentals of scientific reasoning on which students can base their evaluation of information.
Writing Papers in Psychology, 6th
(ISBN-10: 0534523951 | ISBN-13: 9780534523954)
For more than a decade, this brief, inexpensive, and easy to use "how-to" manual has helped thousands of students in psychology and related fields with the task of writing term papers and reports. Now even more up to date, this best seller includes a wealth of information and has been updated to reflect the latest APA Style Manual.