Child Development From Infancy To Adolescence

Author by : Laura E. Levine
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : This exciting chronological introduction to child development employs the lauded active learning approach of Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch’s successful topical text, inviting students to forge a personal connection to the latest topics shaping the field, including neuroscience, diversity, culture, play, and media. Using innovative pedagogy, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence: An Active Learning Approach reveals a wide range of real-world applications for research and theory, creating an engaging learning experience that equips students with tools they can use long after the class ends.


Child Development Infancy Through Adolescence

Author by : Alison Clarke-Stewart
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
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Total Read : 44
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Description : Well-known and respected authors present a chronologically organized introduction to child and adolescent development. Research oriented, the text brings together research and real children with interludes or vignettes. Provides a logical and straightforward organization emphasizing development in its social context written in an accessible, conversational tone. Stresses practical issues and features research focus boxes, chapter outlines, attractive design and illustration material, a glossary of key terms, and study questions.


Development Infancy Through Adolescence

Author by : Laurence Steinberg
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Total Read : 99
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Description : The combined features that distinguish this text from other titles can be summarized with an acronym: CARE C utting edge research A pplied developmental science R eadability E ssential knowledge Written by respected child development experts, this authoritative and chronologically organized text presents an integrated perspective on child development. The authors write in an engaging manner, synthesizing biological, social, cultural, and socioeconomic influences as opposed to organizing content around developmental themes. Incorporation of classic and cutting-edge research includes extensive coverage of new research in developmental neuroscience, which has transformed the study of child development by introducing brain maturation. At the same time, the text emphasizes the application of developmental psychology to real world problems, focusing on the ways in which knowledge of child development can inform social policy and practice in the fields of child care, education, mental health, and family life. Reflecting the authors' combined expertise, the broad array of real-life examples resonate with students from different backgrounds and fields of study, and with different occupational goals in mind. With its distinctive and effective combination of cutting-edge research, applications, readability, and essential knowledge, this text helps students understand and appreciate what today's scientists are discovering about child development, how they study the process, and how this knowledge can be used to improve the lives of infants, children, and adolescents around the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Child Development

Author by : Laura E. Levine
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
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Description : In the Third Edition of the topically organized Child Development: An Active Learning Approach, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce A. Munsch invite students to take an active journey toward understanding the latest findings from the field of child development. Using robust pedagogical tools built into the chapter narratives, students are challenged to confront myths and misconceptions, participate in real-world activities with children and independently, and utilize video resources and research tools to pursue knowledge and develop critical thinking skills on their own. This new edition covers the latest findings on developmental neuroscience, positive youth development, the role of fathers, and more, with topics of diversity and culture integrated throughout. More than a textbook, this one-of-a-kind resource will continue to serve students as they go on to graduate studies, to work with children and adolescents professionally, and to care for children of their own.


Child Adolescent And Family Development

Author by : Phillip T. Slee
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : This text is an introduction to contemporary theory and issues in child and adolescent development.


An Introduction To Child Development

Author by : Thomas Keenan
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE
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Total Read : 58
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File Size : 54,5 Mb
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Description : An Introduction to Child Development, Third Edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format. It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field. The new edition has been fully updated and features: Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of play New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter Access to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, ‘Test Yourself’ questions and much more (https://edge.sagepub.com/keenan3e). This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.


Social Development

Author by : Marion K. Underwood
Languange : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Description : This authoritative, engaging work examines the key role of relationships in child and adolescent development, from the earliest infant-caregiver transactions to peer interactions, friendships, and romantic partnerships. Sections cover foundational developmental science, the self and relationships, social behaviors, contexts for social development, and risk and resilience. Leading experts thoroughly review their respective areas and highlight the most compelling current issues, methods, and research directions. Pedagogical Features: *Structured to follow the sequence of a typical social development course. *Chapters are brief and can be assigned along with primary source readings. *Includes end-of-chapter suggested reading lists. *Coverage is broader and higher-level than other social development texts. *Designed with the needs of students in mind, in terms of writing style, size, and price.


The Art Of Childhood And Adolescence

Author by : John Matthews
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Total Read : 47
Total Download : 979
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Description : The Art of Childhood and Adolescence is composed of completely new research on the development of representational thinking from infancy through to adolescence. It makes an important contribution to the theory of children's development and to practitioners' understanding, as well as suggesting new paths of inquiry. The book draws on highly detailed longitudinal studies, conducted over 24 years (20 in London and 4 in Singapore). Line drawings and photographs are used to illustrate important concepts. Matthews, highly respected internationally, also sheds light on current debates, such as the opposition of culturally specific and universal development in children the world over.


Cognitive Development

Author by : Kathleen M. Galotti
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
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Total Read : 66
Total Download : 544
File Size : 42,5 Mb
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Description : Written in Kathleen M. Galotti's signature engaging style, this text is a dynamic examination of cognitive development from infancy through adolescence. Updated and reorganized throughout, the Second Edition of Cognitive Development weaves together a variety of theoretical perspectives while considering issues of research methodology. Introductory chapters cover theoretical and developmental frameworks and are followed by chronologically arranged chapters, giving undergraduate and graduate students an understanding of the "whole" child in an accessible, intuitive framework.


Childhood And Adolescence Voyages In Development

Author by : Spencer A. Rathus
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Total Read : 42
Total Download : 771
File Size : 46,8 Mb
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Description : Spencer A. Rathus provides a hands-on approach in the chronologically organized CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT, Fifth Edition, augments your goal of helping students understand the link between developmental theories and research and their application to everyday life. Using his proven pedagogical approach, interspersed with personal and humorous stories, Rathus makes reading and studying an enjoyable process of discovery. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.