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Psychology Modules for Active Learning Eleventh Edition Dennis Coon John O. Mitterer

Psychology Modules for Active Learning Eleventh Edition Dennis Coon John O. Mitterer

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  1. Psychology Modules for Active Learning Eleventh Edition Dennis Coon John O. Mitterer

  2. Changes to This Edition • Combines coverage of child/adult/life span development into a single chapter on developmental psychology • Updated Applied Psychology Chapter - emphasizing technology, work settings, and career-related information • New Applied Module on Psychology and Media - a specialty area of coauthor John Mitterer • Has an enhanced focus on active processing, reflection and critical thinking • Has a more developed and consistent modular format

  3. SQ4R – Mastery Made Simple! • The SQ4R Method • Promotes Active Learning • Increases long-term retention of ideas • Encourages a reflective attitude which lies at the heart of critical thinking • Is reinforced throughout each chapter for optimum learning and retention Survey Question Read Recite Reflect Review

  4. Consistent Modular Format Entire chapters or individual modules can be assigned with equal ease. Each module begins on its own page and concludes with a point-by-point summary and a Knowledge Builder with Recite and Reflect exercises. pp. 186- 187

  5. Integrated Pedagogy Supports the SQ4R System Survey A list of modules & survey questions provide an overview of the chapter. Short vignettes preview the chapter & engage students. pg. 148

  6. SQ4R – Clarifies Ideas Guide Questions prompt students to look for important ideas as they read Question pp. 158- 159

  7. SQ4R – Facilitates Comprehension Read Coon and Mitterer are well known for their exceptional reading and comprehension tools for students. pg. 183 pg.192 pg.167

  8. SQ4R - Encourages Self Discovery withDiscovering Psychology Sections Read In the Discovering Psychology sections, students make strong connections with the material through activities that they can try for themselves, encouraging self-discovery of key concepts. pg. 160

  9. SQ4R – Builds Knowledge Recite Knowledge Builders give students a chance to test their understanding and recall of preceding topics and to assess their progress. short quiz with answers to check and enhance learning. pg. 172

  10. SQ4R – Fosters Understanding Helping students reflect on new information fosters understanding and forms lasting memories. Reflect pg. 178

  11. SQ4R-Personally Relevant, Immediately Useful! Relate Associating new concepts with personal experiences and prior knowledge aids in comprehension and retention. pg. 154

  12. SQ4R – Makes Reviewing Easy! Review Bulleted summaries at the end of each chapter making reviewing easier and less intimidating as chapter material is broken into smaller “chunks.” pp. 153, 161, 171, 177

  13. Unique “Human Diversity” sections Human diversity boxes encourage students to reflect on similarities and differences in individual human expression. Topics highlight many current, diversity related issues. pg. 206

  14. Explore Personal Applications with Psychology in Action Found at the end of every chapter, Psychology in Action modules use high interest discussions to bridge the gap between theory and practical applications. How can I use this information? Does this mean anything to me? pg.198

  15. Capture Their Attention with Brainwaves Boxes pg. 170 These engaging boxes help students think about how the biopsychological Perspective contributes to a better understanding of human behavior.

  16. Highlight Clinical Applications with The Clinical File pg. 191 These new boxes expose students to high interest, clinical topics – therapies, disorders, personal adjustment – that illustrate the relevance of chapter topics.

  17. Support Materials that Facilitate Instruction • Annotated Instructor’s Edition • Instructor’s Manual • CengageNow • TestBank • PowerLecture with JoinIn and ExamView • ExamView • PowerPoint Presentations • Instructor’s Manual • Videos • ABC Videos • Exclusive Research in Action Video

  18. Support Materials that Enhance Learning • Print Options: • StudyGuide • Digital Options: • CengageNow • Psychology Resource Center • PsykTrek 3.0 • Companion Website

  19. Thank you!