Invitation to Psychology by Carole Wade; Carol Tavris; Gary PooleFor one-semester introductory psychology courses in colleges. This shorter version of Wade and Tavris' best-selling text, Psychology, offers a new 13 chapter approach for one-semester courses. It maintains the same high quality writing, focus on critical thinking, attention to multicultural and gender issues, and commitment to the debates of psychology as well as the Quick Quizzes, Get Involved, and Taking Psychology With You features.
Call Number: School Textbook BF121 W265 2001b
Publication Date: 2000
Understanding Psychology by Richard A. Kasschau; Glencoe McGraw-Hill Staff; MacMillan/McGraw-Hill StaffThe overall philosophy of Understanding Psychology is to bring complex psychological concepts to students' lives. The goal of this program is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and even exciting, making it approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with: hands-on activities case studies current issues and readings about the field of psychology The Understanding Psychology program was designed to help students understand how this subject is part of their day-to-day lives. Research in assessment and APA literature was reviewed. The program's authors, academic consultants, and experienced Social Studies educators reviewed the assessment plan for Understanding Psychology. Understanding Psychology includes a variety of assessment instruments to support instruction. The test booklet provides three-part chapter tests: Matching, Multiple Choice, and Essay
Call Number: School Textbook BF121 K288 2008
Publication Date: 2006
Psychology by Jeffrey S. NevidThis new text offers a concept-based approach with each chapter organized into discrete learning units or modules. This helps students focus on one topic at a time within the context of a larger chapter structure. Concept-signaling is a unique pedagogy embedded within a complete learning system so that as students read, they are introduced to the same concept a number of different ways--through figures, charts, or marginal inserts--in addition to an explanation integrated into the text. Within each unit, in-text tools help them encode, retain, and recall complex information. In order to achieve four main goals--to enhance student learning, engage student interest, sharpen critical-thinking skills, and incorporate technology--the learning units contain a unique beginning, end, and pedagogical structure. Each contains a number of learning tools, such as "Key Concepts that help students identify and recall the main issues in each module; "Survey Questions to test and reinforce learning in the chapter summary; "Concept Charts to summarize and review material visually to provide a relational connection; "Think About It features that pos