Discovering the Life Span Plus NEW MyPsychLab with EText -- Access Card Package

ISBN-10: 0205990045
ISBN-13: 9780205990047
Edition: 2nd 2012
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List price: $178.27
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 5/31/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 576
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Modular, Manageable, Meaningful- help your students discover the life span! Discovering the Life Span provides students with a strong balance of research and applications. Many instructors would like to cover the entire life span in a single term and help their students see the big picture. They want students to understand how the domains of development work together and perhaps, most importantly, have their students truly connect to the material. This remarkable text does all of this. Its balanced modular format treats each stage of life and each domain equally throughout the text. With 10 chapters, 3 modules per chapter, and only 576 pages, Discovering the Life Span is more manageable for instructors and students. It allows instructors to cover all areas of the life span without having to sacrifice content during their one-term course and students get a better sense of the entire process of development. Interactive resources like MyDevelopmentLab and MyVirtualChild produce a meaningful learning experience and prepare students to apply content to their personal and future professional lives. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning The new MyDevelopmentLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Engage Students Interactive online resources, strong applications, and innovative pedagogy integrated throughout the text produce a meaningful learning experience for students. These tools, along with in-text features encourage students to apply the content to their personal and future professional lives. Improve Critical Thinking "Review, Check, and Apply" sections tied to the Learning Objectives help students clearly understand what they are expected to learn in a given section of the book. Explore Research "From Research to Practice" helps students see the impact of developmental research throughout society. Understand Culture and Diversity In-text "Cultural Dimensions" highlight issues relevant in today's multicultural society. Support Instructors - MyDevelopmentLab's Class Prep, MyVirtualChild, video embedded PowerPoints, MyTest, clicker questions, and an instructor's manual provide extensive support for instructors. 0205990045 / 9780205990047 Discovering the Life Span Plus NEW MyPsychLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205206514 / 9780205206513 NEW MyPsychLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205233880 / 9780205233885 Discovering the Life Span

Robert S. Feldman still remembers those moments of being overwhelmed when he started college at Wesleyan University. “I wondered whether I was up to the challenges that faced me,” he recalls, “and--although I never would have admitted it at the time--I really had no idea what it took to be successful at college.”That experience, along with his encounters with many students during his own teaching career, led to a life-long interest in helping students navigate the critical transition that they face at the start of their own college careers. Professor Feldman, who went on to receive a doctorate in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teaches at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he is Associate Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology. He directs POWER Up for Student Success, the UMass first-year experience course for incoming students.Professor Feldman’s proudest professional accomplishment is winning the College Outstanding Teaching Award at UMass. He also has been named a Hewlett Teaching Fellow and was Senior Online Instruction Fellow. He has taught courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.Professor Feldman is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He is a winner of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer award and has written some 100 scientific articles, book chapters, and books. His books, some of which have been translated into Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Chinese, include Improving the First Year of College: Research and Practice, Understanding Psychology, 8/e, and Development Across the Life Span, 4/e. His research interests encompass the study of honesty and truthfulness in everyday life, development of nonverbal behavior in children, and the social psychology of education. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research. With the last of his three children completing college, Professor Feldman occupies his spare time with serious cooking and earnest, but admittedly unpolished, piano playing. He also loves to travel. He lives with his wife, who is an educational psychologist, in a home overlooking the Holyoke mountain range in western Massachusetts.

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