These repeated stories of success reassure students that achievement is largely under their control and thereby inspires them to use grit and a growth mindset to achieve their own person dreams and aspirations. For years, Paul, an accounting instructor at Bronx Community College, had been assigning his students a 40-page paper-based continuing case problem. In addition to his original textbook content, he also developed tutorial videos and Excel templates that needed to be made available as password-protected resources. She also currently serves as district chair for behavioral sciences. College students will leave the classroom with a solid foundation in basic psychology that will serve them in their daily lives no matter what their chosen field of study and career path in the future.
First, we conducted a needs assessment to create a learning design and course structure. The result was a seamless course experience incorporating text, video, and assignment content from multiple sources, both Wiley and local. Each course section includes a Psychology and a Contemporary Success or a Psychology and a Classical Success story. You will then have the option of selecting resources within the section or going directly to a specific chapter. Students will leave the course with a solid foundation in basic psychology that will serve them in their daily lives no matter what their chosen field of study and career path.
Wiley Engage is an online platform with integrated tools designed to help you deliver a complete learning experience that is tailored to your teaching goals. Stress and Health Psychology 4. Finally, we created assignable homework activities featuring the video content paired with relevant auto-graded test bank questions. Welcome to the Web site for Psychology in Action, 12th Edition by Karen Huffman, Katherine Dowdell, Catherine A. The Chemistry department at the University of New Orleans wrote their own lab manuals and had been delivering them to students as printed handouts. Please note that the loose-leaf print companion is only sold in a set and is not available for purchase on its own. Huffman is the author of several textbooks, including Psychology in Action, Visualizing Psychology, and Real World Psychology.
. Please check the sample to check the file format. Catch up on the commonly tested names and theories with these flashcards. The repeated stories of success reassure students that achievement is largely under their control and thereby inspires them to use grit and a growth mindset to achieve their own personal dreams and aspirations. Sanderson is the Manwell Family Professor of Life Sciences Psychology at Amherst College. This course has an average of 800 students per semester and provides instructors with a wide variety of content to teach from. Active retrieval of information with practice questions is proven to improve information retention better than re-reading or reviewing the material, and students who use adaptive practice to prepare for exams do significantly better than those who do not.
Adaptive Practice Targeted and personalized opportunities for practice effectively help students prepare for class or quizzes and exams. New to this edition, Personality and the Brain coverage throughout the text shows readers how cutting-edge advances in neuroscience inform all aspects of personality theory and research. Katherine Dowdell is a professor of psychology at Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa where she teaches courses in introduction to psychology, abnormal psychology, lifespan development and social psychology. Rich media content, including new interactive graphics, tutorial animations, videos, and virtual field trips, is integrated at the learning objective level providing students with a clear and engaging path through the material. He was interested in incorporating a Wiley business text into his course, but wanted to deliver this Wiley content seamlessly with his own reading materials and video content. Over several weeks, we trained Lynn in the ins and outs of creating and editing videos in the screencasting software, Camtasia. Neuroscience and Biological Foundations 3.
After just several weeks and with minimal time investment, Lynn was empowered to record and add his own screencast videos to his online course. Psychology in Action, 12e is a comprehensive introductory Psychology product that fosters active learning and provides a wealth of tools that empower students to master and make connections between the key concepts. She has been invited to speak and has conducted numerous presentations, online web seminars, and teaching workshops throughout the United States, Spain, Canada, and Puerto Rico. While Wiley has no copyright to the content, we nevertheless have the rights to re-use it based on the Creative Commons license. Dowdell began working with Karen Huffman and the Wiley psychology team as a Wiley Faculty Network mentor in 2007.
Each course section begins with a brief description of a famous figure who exemplifies both qualities and then references these stories later in the section to illustrate core concepts. In this role, she has taught and mentored faculty on best practices and the use of technology in teaching. Students will leave the classroom with a solid foundation in basic psychology that will serve them in their daily lives no matter what their chosen field of study and career path. We created a course comprising the Blue Planet digital text in VitalSource; supplemental videos and animations from other Wiley titles; and autograded practice and assessment questions. Introduction and Research Methods 2. This Web site gives you access to the rich tools and resources available for this text.
Sanderson has published over 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to five college textbooks, a high school health textbook, and a popular press book on parenting. This research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. We started by conducting a needs assessment to determine the overall course design, structure, and content strategy. Gender and Human Sexuality 12. An Assignable Video Library Wiley worked closely with Jill to devise a video solution tailored specifically to her needs. Psychology in Action, 12th Edition Karen Huffman, Katherine Dowdell, and Catherine A.
The course consists of 14 modules comprising text, videos, simulations, quizzes and practice exams. Adaptive Practice Every student has a different starting point, and adaptive practice provides endless opportunities for practice to effectively prepare for class or quizzes and exams. Please make sure that you can use the download link for 24 hours. Psychology in Action, 12e is a comprehensive introductory Psychology product that fosters active learning and provides a wealth of tools that empower students to master and make connections between the key concepts. Chris, an instructor at Georgia State, wrote a textbook on financial modeling that he wanted to publish for his students as a digital textbook. A list of resources available for that particular chapter will be provided. Personalized Training in Screencast Videos Wiley worked with Lynn to devise a personalized training program in screencast video design and production.