The Ninth Edition has been reorganized to include only what students need to master the sociological concepts taught in the introductory course. The newly streamlined text highlights the links between macro and micro sociology and includes coverage of the best recent research.
With its engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage of key research, Psychology awakens students’ curiosity and energizes their desire to learn more. This brief version draws readers into an ongoing dialogue about psychology, allowing them to fully grasp the subject. The author establishes clear learning objectives tied to the most recent APA-recommended undergraduate learning outcomes.
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This course provides an algebra-based interdisciplinary introduction to the core concepts of statistics and probability. Primary focus will be on- but not limited to-business and social science applications. Learners will be introduced to various forms of descriptive statistics. Learners will also gain understanding of the basic tools of statistical inference and analysis while examining data, experiments and readings in their field of study. Emphasis is on interpretation over calculation, and needed technology will be taught along with the subject matter.
Textcerpts is a supplementary developmental reading text intended to facilitate the acquisition of textbook reading skills through the use of real textbook chapters. With twenty short excerpts and eight complete chapters representing eight different college disciplines, this unique text provides a solid orientation to the college disciplines, making it indispensable to instructors and students looking to bridge textbook reading skills to actual class content.
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