MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Carroll's Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity, 5th Edition

  • Janell L. Carroll University of Hartford
  • ISBN-10: 1305265165  |  ISBN-13: 9781305265165
  • © 2016 | Published
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MINDTAP PSYCHOLOGY FOR CARROLL'S SEXUALITY NOW: EMBRACING DIVERSITY, 5th Edition engages you to produce your best work—consistently. By seamlessly integrating course material with videos, activities, apps, and much more, MindTap creates a unique learning path that fosters increased comprehension and efficiency. You will be motivated with real world assignments and information that shows where you stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. Be assured you will focus on what’s most important to the instructor with a learning path designed specifically by the instructor and for your course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools that help you stay organized and efficient.

Features and Benefits

  • 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.
  • Each chapter opens with From Dr. Carroll’s Notebook, a chapter opening video that engages and incites critical thinking. From Dr. Carroll’s Notebook discussion thread with photo sharing capability is also available.
  • A reading for each major topic is followed by a gradeable matching activity. Related On Your Mind, View in Videos, and animations are embedded in readings for easy access by students.
  • Speak Your Mind videos follow each major discussion.
  • Use these resources to 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, Google Docs 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.
  • A 20-question Chapter Test concludes each chapter.

Content and Assets

The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.

1. Exploring Human Sexuality: Past and Present.
2. Understanding Human Sexuality: Theory And Research.
3. Communication nd Sexuality.
4. Gender Development, Gender Roles, and Gender Identity.
5. Female Sexual Anatomy and PhysiologyChapter 6 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology.
7. Love and Intimacy.
8. Childhood and Adolescent Sexuality.
9. Adult Sexual Relationships.
10. Sexual Expression.
11. Sexual Orientation.
12. Pregnancy and Birth.
13. Contraception and Abortion.
14. Challenges to Sexual Functioning.
15. Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS.
16. Varieties of Sexual Expression.
17. Power and Coercion.
18. Sexuality in the Media and the Arts.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305265157 | ISBN-13: 9781305265158

    List Price = $95.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Text + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1305697863  | ISBN-13: 9781305697867

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ePack: Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305710606  | ISBN-13:  9781305710603

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ePack: Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity, 5th + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Carroll's Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity

ISBN-10:  1305709977 | ISBN-13:  9781305709973

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Efficacy and Outcomes


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Janell L. Carroll

Dr. Janell Carroll received her Ph.D. in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. She teaches in the psychology department at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, and has received numerous awards for her teaching and work in the field of human sexuality. In 2005, the University of Hartford recognized her with the Gordon Clark Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence, given to professors who demonstrate sustained excellence and creativity in the classroom. Carroll has also been recognized by Planned Parenthood as a Sexuality Educator of the Year. Prior to teaching at University of Hartford, Dr. Carroll was a tenured psychology professor at Baker University, where she was honored with awards for Professor of the Year and Most Outstanding Person on Campus. A dynamic educator, speaker, and author, Dr. Carroll has also hosted two of her own radio talk shows about on sexuality and appeared as an expert on numerous television talk shows and networks. She maintains her own sexuality website at