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MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gravetter/Forzano's Research Methods for the Behavioral Science, 5th Edition

  • Frederick J Gravetter State University of New York, Brockport
  • Lori-Ann B. Forzano State University of New York College, Brockport
  • ISBN-10: 1305264959  |  ISBN-13: 9781305264953
  • © 2016 | Published
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MindTap™ Psychology for Gravetter/Forzano's Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, 5th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from flashcards to note taking -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses.

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.


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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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305264940 | ISBN-13: 9781305264946

    List Price = $96.00

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ISBN-10: 1305814649 | ISBN-13: 9781305814646

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Frederick J Gravetter

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, Dr. Gravetter 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, 5th Edition.

Lori-Ann B. Forzano

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, learning, the psychology of eating, and statistics. 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. Her research has been published in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Learning and Motivation, and The Psychological Record. Dr. Forzano has also co-authored RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 5th Edition.