Psychology: Concepts and Applications, 2/e, offers a concept-based approach supported by a unique pedagogical framework. Nevid provides a broad view of psychology that includes history, research methods, major theories, and research findings and their contemporary applications in everyday life. The text's successful modular format organizes each chapter into manageable instructional units that help students focus on one topic at a time within the context of a larger chapter structure. Jeffrey Nevid developed a comprehensive learning system for this text derived from his research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy. This learning model, which organizes the text's pedagogical features, incorporates four goals that Nevid refers to as the "Four E's of Effective Learning": Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, Evaluating Progress.
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Dr. Jeffrey Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in evaluation research at Northwestern University. Dr. Nevid has conducted research in many areas of psychology, including health psychology, clinical and community psychology, social psychology, gender and human sexuality, adolescent development, and teaching of psychology. His research publications have appeared in such journals as Health Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Behavior Therapy, Psychology and Marketing, Professional Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Sex Roles, and Journal of Social Psychology, among others. Dr. Nevid also served as Editorial Consultant for the journals Health Psychology and Psychology and Marketing and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He is actively involved in conducting research on pedagogical advances to help students succeed in their courses.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0618338403