The “Discovering the Scientist Within (2nd Edition)” is a uniquely designed textbook for college students that teaches research methods using various case studies, providing an in-depth look at the research process. Each chapter focuses on a single study explained from start to end, starting with a scenario that requires the student to consider what approach to take.
The book walks students through each step of the study, including developing a research question, performing a literature review, refining data collection methods, considering ethics, gathering data, analyzing the results statistically, and reporting the findings in APA style. This approach provides students with valuable experience in the essential steps of conducting studies and makes the research process easy to understand.
In addition to the clear presentation, the book offers excellent pedagogy, including specific learning outcomes outlined at the start of each chapter. Each section concludes with “Your Turn” assessments, and each chapter includes Review Questions and Applying What You’ve Learned activities. The “Discovering the Scientist Within: Research Methods in Psychology” 2nd Edition, comes integrated with the new Research in Action activities focused on putting students in the role of a researcher.
The new edition includes coverage of topics such as “fake news” and “Our Research Plan at a Glance,” summarizing each chapter’s study. Apart from the eBook being available for purchase, the book is offered in a LaunchPad course, where students have access to the complete eBook, the Learning Curve adaptive quizzing system, Research in Action activities, and other resources.
Instructors get access to a comprehensive instructor’s manual, which provides supplemental examples for each chapter, lab project ideas, demonstrations, discussion questions, and activities to enhance the material. The book also comes with a set of PowerPoint slide decks incorporating active learning and a hands-on approach.
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