Blueprints for Thinking: The Role of Planning in Cognitive Developmentby Sarah L. Friedman
Pub. Date: 02/04/2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Contributions from international experts provide a comprehensive review of current research and theory on the development of planning ability, an emerging topic in the study of children's cognition. See more details below
Contributions from international experts provide a comprehensive review of current research and theory on the development of planning ability, an emerging topic in the study of children's cognition.
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Table of ContentsList of contributors; Foreword Jerome Kagan; Acknowledgements; Part I. The Prevalence of Planning: 1. The planning construct in the psychological literature Ellin Kofsky Scholnick and Sarah L. Friedman; 2. Planning in cross-cultural settings Robert A. Randall; Part II. Models and Conceptions of Planning: 3. A cognitive-developmental model of planning Richard De Lisi; 4. Plans and planning: their motivational and cognitive antecedents Shulamith Kreitler and Hans Kreitler; 5. Social aspects of planning Jacqueline J. Goodnow; Part III. Children's Skills of Planning: 6. Conceptions and processes of planning: the developmental perspective Shulamith Kreitler and Hans Kreitler; 7. Planning in a chore-sheduling task Roy D. Pea and Jan Hawkins; 8. Children's adjustment of plans to circumstances Barbara Rogoff, Mary Gauvain and William Gardner; 9. Action planning competencies during adolescence and early adulthood Michael Dreher and Rolf Oerter; 10. Cognitive and social variables in the plan of action Louis Oppenheimer; Part IV. Influences on Planning: 11. Familial influences on planning Ann V. McGillicuddy-De Lisi, Richard De Lisi, Janice Flaugher and Irving E. Sigel; 12. Social influences on representational awareness: plans for representing and plans as representation Rodney R. Cocking and Carol E. Copple; Part V. Instruction of Planning: 13. Instruction in problem solving and planning Martin V. Covington; Part VI. Conclusion: 14. Reflections on reflections: what planning is and how it develops Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick and Rodney R. Cocking; Name index; Subject index.
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