Child Development A Topical Approach
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Description: The Big Picture of Child Development. The exciting first edition of Child Development: A Topical Approach is arranged in a way that helps students to see the “big picture” of development across the entire span of childhood and adolescence. Offering a modular approach, this text provides a broad overview of the field of child development. It covers major topics such as physical development, cognitive development, and social and personality development. Child Development captures the discipline of Child Development in a way that excites readers about the field and draws them into its way of looking at the world. The text is rich in examples and illustrates the applications that can be derived from the research and theory of child developmentalists. MyDevelopmentLab is an integral part of the Feldman program. Key learning applications include, MyVirtualChild, MyDevelopmentLab video series, and Flashcards. This text is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning — MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking -- Review, Check, and Apply Sections — Interspersed throughout each chapter are short recaps of the chapters’ main points, followed by questions designed to provoke mastery of the material and critical thinking. Engage Students — Many chapters include an interview with a person working in a field that uses the findings of child and adolescent development. Among those interviewed are a counselor for a treatment center serving teenagers confronting substance abuse, a childcare provider, a neonatal nurse, and a preschool teacher. Understand Diversity — “Developmental Diversity and Your Life” sections that highlight issues relevant to today’s multicultural society. Explore Research — “From Research to Practice” boxes describe current developmental research or research issues, applied to everyday problems. Support Instructors — All supplements were developed around the textbook’s carefully constructed learning objectives. 0205959881 / 9780205959884 Child Development: A Topical Approach Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206522 / 9780205206520 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205923496 / 9780205923496 Child Development: A Topical Approach
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List price: $196.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/26/2013
Size: 9.10" wide x 11.00" long x 1.10" tall
|Brief Table of Contents|
|An Orientation to Child Development|
|Research in Child Development|
|Foundations of Development|
|Genetics and Prenatal Development|
|Birth and the Newborn Infant|
|Physical Growth and Health|
|Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky|
|Cognitive Development: Information Processing|
|Social and Personality Development|
|Social and Emotional Development|
|Development of the Self|
|Moral Development and Aggression|
|Living with Others|
|Friends and Family|
|Schooling, Culture, and Society: Living in a Multicultural World|