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MindTap Psychology for Introduction to Psychology 11th Edition

James W. Kalat

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Overview

MindTap® Psychology for Kalat's Introduction to Psychology, 11th 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. All content appears in manageable sections. Students benefit from multimedia and mastery training tools that enable them to study smarter and retain core concepts for better progression in learning. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

James W. Kalat, North Carolina State University

James W. Kalat is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at North Carolina State University, where he taught courses in introduction to psychology and biological psychology from 1977 through 2012. He received an AB degree summa cum laude from Duke University and a PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the author of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (10th Edition) and co-author with Michelle Shiota of EMOTION (2nd Edition). In addition to textbooks, he has written journal articles on taste-aversion learning, the teaching of psychology, and other topics. He was twice the program chair for the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, now named the Association for Psychological Science.
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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.
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  • 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 - Students who take a pre-lecture quiz after reading can improve their course grade by ~15% (Daniel & Brouda, 2004).

Apply Psychology - Students are learn essential course concepts and practice how psychological principles can be applied in real-world contexts.

Research in Action (RIA) Video Quiz - Students learn about research methods and current psychological research.

Mastery Training powered by Cerego - Students who use this learning engine can improve their course grade by ~13% (Homer & Plass, 2013).

Write Experience - Students who use this writing application can improve their writing skills by 13% and report 91% engagement (Cengage Learning, 2014).

Interactive Animations - 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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