Description : Essential Psychology returns for a second edition with a vivid narrative writing style for undergraduates, features designed to stimulate critical thinking and inspire students to learn independently, and an expanded companion website full of useful resources for lecturers and students. This comprehensive introductory text is relevant for both the specialist and non-specialist psychology student, challenging those who studied psychology before university while remaining accessible to those who did not. The 2nd edition: Gives students a firm foundation in all areas covered on accredited British Psychological Society degree courses Includes new chapters on psychopathology, research methods, language, motivation and emotion, lifespan development, health psychology, forensic psychology and critical social psychology Relates theory to the real world to help students think about where they will employ their degree after undergraduate study Comes with a SAGE edge companion website with a suite of resources to enhance the learning experience (https://edge.sagepub.com/banyard2e)
Description : In a concise and readable 16-chapter format, ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY, 7th Edition, incorporates the most effective features of the sixth edition along with the latest and most important research findings from psychological science. Combining extensive pedagogical support with an emphasis on active learning, the text challenges students to learn by doing -- to actively participate and to think about what they are learning rather than just passively read written information. The integrated pedagogical program helps students master the material by supporting the elements of the PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Recite, Review, and Reflect) study system. Douglas Bernstein also shows how topics in psychology are interrelated and guides students in thinking critically -- including organizing select research studies around questions to help readers think objectively about research and results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : A harmonious blend of the theoretical and practical aspects of educational psychology, this student-friendly text provides a base for the understanding of the subject. The book discusses the various aspects of growth and development, specifically during childhood and adolescence, and accords due importance to the cognitive aspect of human behaviour with elaborate text on intelligence, creativity, thinking, reasoning and problem-solving. Besides maintaining a logical progression of topics, the author has interspersed the text with examples and illustrations to provide an in-depth analysis of the subject matter. The book is ideally suited for the B.Ed. and B.A. (Education) courses but can also be a valuable reference for teachers, teacher-trainees, and practising counsellors at various levels of school education. KEY FEATURES • Cogent and coherent style of writing • Assignment problems and sample tests at the end of various chapters • Wide range of examples and over 50 illustrations to support and explain the topics discussed
Description : Essential Psychology: A Core Textbook offers both the specialist and non-specialist Psychology student the perfect companion at an affordable price. It represents a fresh alternative to the range of expensive, American-oriented titles on the market that are full of topics you need but also many you don’t need on your course. Written by a UK team of authors, it spans 18 accessibly-sized chapters but concentrates on the six fundamental topic areas that are taught at introductory level in the UK – Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology & The Psychology of Individual Differences – batching them into sections of 3 chapters each. The textbook is: stylish and presented in full color has an abundance of learning features to make your studies enjoyable and fruitful includes a companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk./banyard) with a host of lecturer and student-focused material to assist both teaching and learning
Description : ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition retains the hallmark features and pedagogical aids that have made this text unique in presenting the foundations of psychology in a manageable, reader-friendly format. Students gain a broad view of psychology and see applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Nevid's comprehensive learning system, derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy, is featured throughout. This model incorporates the Four E's of Effective Learning -- Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Thoroughly updated with recent research developments, this edition also features an expanded focus on psychology in the digital world -- a topic students are sure to find fascinating and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : This 'examination-oriented' and 'student-oriented' book is primarily designed to meet examination needs of the students of BEd, BT, LT and BA (Education). Its subject matter is authentic, has allencompassing coverage and is deeply insightful. The text has been supplemented with charts, diagrams, figures and tables to make the subject interesting and more comprehensible. Such a unique combination brings crystal clarity into the concepts and enables students to obtain maximum marks in the examination. With a view to provide a comprehensive overview of educational psychology, readers are introduced to the lives and works of some fifty great educational psychologists. This enables the students to unlock the doors of a treasure house of information, knowledge and wisdom enshrined in the thought and practices propounded by these masterminds. The third edition adds some new thoughts and approaches. NEW IN THE THIRD EDITION • Education of children with special needs • Inclusive education • Counselling • Albert Bandura's theory of social learning • Principles of growth and development • Detailed discussion on Erickson's theory of 8-stages of development of a child • Factors that affect learning • Augmented question bank at the end of chapters that includes objective-type questions, like MCQs and Fill in the blanks • Improved readability
Description : The field of communications is increasingly recognized as a powerful tool in addressing the world’s most imperative public health challenges. Effective communication in health campaigns can inform, empower, or persuade individuals to adopt healthier lifestyles as well as foster public debate and policy change. Featuring a full chapter on informatics, this book is devoted to the competencies in health communication and informatics recommended by the Association of Schools of Public Health. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
Description : Students First. Essentials of Understanding Psychology is written around the philosophy that an effective textbook must be oriented to students: informing them, engaging them, exciting them about the field, and expanding their intellectual capabilities because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. No matter what brings students into the introductory course and regardless of their initial motivation, Essentials of Understanding Psychology, Seventh Edition, draws students into the field and stimulates their thinking. This revision integrates a variety of elements that foster students' understanding of psychology and its impact on their everyday lives. It also provides instructors with a fully integrated supplements package to objectively gauge their students' mastery of psychology's key principles and concepts and to create dynamic lectures.
Description : Essentials is a streamlined version of the Psychology: Journey of Discovery larger text. Like JOD, Essentials approaches the first course in psychology as a "discovery experience," both in describing the scientific theory and research within the discipline and in describing the introductory students' experience in learning about themselves and others. I use a story-telling approach to describe the science of psychology and reinforce the discovery theme by including "Journey of Discovery Questions" and "Self-Discovery," "Closer Look," and "Exploring Culture & Diversity" boxed inserts throughout the chapters. Each chapter ends with a "Psychological Applications" section which applies specific chapter content to the students' lives.
Description : With a strong applied focus, WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? ESSENTIALS, 2nd Edition captures and holds students' attention from the first page to the last. Ellen Pastorino and Susann Doyle-Portillo, award-winning psychology professors with an infectious enthusiasm for teaching, have found that students who are curious are motivated to explore and truly learn how psychological concepts are connected. This text incorporates the authors' successful and engaging teaching approach, unlocking students' curiosity with compelling, chapter-opening stories of real people that show students how psychology affects their everyday lives. Embedded critical-thinking questions motivate students to continue making connections between personal stories, applications to their own lives, and psychological concepts they will use outside of the classroom. Diversity is addressed in every chapter through integration of issues of gender, race, culture, ethnicity, and sexuality. A comprehensive media package features videos; the PowerLecture CD with readymade lecture slides; Aplia, a text-specific online learning tool designed to improve student performance and save you time; and an online student tutorial featuring personalized study plans and automatic grading. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.