Psychology Course Available Now

We’re really excited about today’s release! Our Psychology Course is available right now, and will be delivered promptly after you order. Our Psychology Course contains 88 individual micro lessons and 16 final assessments and covers the scope and sequence requirements for a single-semester Introduction to Psychology course.

For many students, this may be their only college-level psychology course. As such, this course provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of psychology and understand how those concepts apply to their lives. The authors strive to make psychology, as a discipline, interesting and accessible to students. A comprehensive coverage of core concepts is grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research, including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. The course incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.

The course is really easy to use. You simply upload the self-grading, supplemental microlearning packages to your Learning Management System (LMS) for students to learn anytime, anywhere. Because each lesson is included individually, you have complete control over how you want to use each one. It will also save you valuable time and preparation work!

The Micros within the course include a lesson, interactive glossary flip cards, links to connect the material to real-world concepts, videos, personal application questions, thought-provoking questions, and a final knowledge check quiz. We’ve also included 16 comprehensive, 20-question Final Assessments. The Psychology Course gives you unlimited options so that you can choose how you want to use it, whether you decide to use each micro lesson independently or combine it with other lessons to supplement your teaching.

All of our courses undergo a rigorous review process and are written through a collaborative effort by top academics in the field of Psychology.

All of our courses are licensed for your unlimited students, so you can use it and reuse it for FREE year after year, resulting in an ultimate cost savings! 

Coverage and Scope

This course is designed to make psychology, as a discipline, interesting and accessible to students. It includes examples that represent the various sociocultural backgrounds of the many students who take this course. The result is a course that covers the breadth of psychology topics with variety and depth that promote student engagement.

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
  • Chapter 2: Psychological Research
  • Chapter 3: Biopsychology
  • Chapter 4: States of Consciousness
  • Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
  • Chapter 6: Learning
  • Chapter 7: Thinking and Intelligence
  • Chapter 8: Memory
  • Chapter 9: Lifespan Development
  • Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion
  • Chapter 11: Personality
  • Chapter 12: Social Psychology
  • Chapter 13: Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Chapter 14: Stress, Lifestyle, and Health
  • Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
  • Chapter 16: Therapy and Treatment

Pedagogical Foundation

Throughout the Psychology Course, you’ll find features that draw the students into psychological inquiry by taking selected topics a step further.

  • Everyday Connection features tie psychological topics to everyday issues and behaviors that students encounter in their lives and the world. Topics include the validity of scores on college entrance exams, advertising and associative learning, and cognitive mapping.
  • What Do You Think? features provide research-based information and ask students their views on controversial issues. Topics include “Brain Dead and on Life Support,” “Hooters and BFOQ Laws,” and “Intellectually Disabled Criminals and Capital Punishment.”
  • Dig Deeper features discuss one specific aspect of a topic in greater depth so students can dig more deeply into the concept. Examples include a discussion on the distinction between evolutionary psychology and behavioral genetics, an analysis of the increasing prevalence rate of ADHD, and a presentation of research on strategies for coping with prejudice and discrimination.
  • Connect the Concepts features revisit key concepts already learned, expanding upon them within a different context. Features include “Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Expression of Emotions,” “Tweens, Teens, and Social Norms,” and “Conditioning and OCD.”

Art, Interactives, and Assessments That Engage

The images, interactions and assessments within the course were designed to enhance students’ understanding of psychological concepts through simple, effective graphs, diagrams, and photographs. They also incorporate links to relevant interactive exercises and animations that help bring topics to life.

  • Link to Learning features direct students to online interactive exercises and animations that add a fuller context to core content and provide an opportunity for application.
  • Personal Application Questions engage students in topics at a personal level to encourage reflection and promote discussion.

We’ve also included demos of several Micros in the Psychology Course on the course library page, so you can take them for a test drive and see exactly what they will look like when students access them in your Learning Management System. Here is just a small sample of what you will find in the Psychology Course:

From Introduction to Psychology: What is Psychology?

From Introduction to Psychology: History of Psychology

From Psychological Research: Why is Research Important?

From Thinking and Intelligence: Measures of Intelligence

From Lifespan Development: Stages of Development

From Psychological Disorders: Anxiety Disorders

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