Child Development W/Making the Grade CD / Edition 4

Child Development W/Making the Grade CD / Edition 4

by Ganie B. DeHart, Robert G. Cooper, L. Alan Sroufe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072420014

ISBN-13: 9780072420012

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Sophisticated, articulate, contextual, and solidly based in research, Dehart, Sroufe and Cooper provide a coherent and captivating introduction to the multifaceted world of child development, its theories, its themes, and contexts. The fourth edition features the most current research and theoretical findings available, and includes the trademark vignettes about three

Overview

Sophisticated, articulate, contextual, and solidly based in research, Dehart, Sroufe and Cooper provide a coherent and captivating introduction to the multifaceted world of child development, its theories, its themes, and contexts. The fourth edition features the most current research and theoretical findings available, and includes the trademark vignettes about three children who students follow throughout the text. The text emphasizes diversity, a balance between research and applications, and coverage of the latest developments within the discipline.

New Features:

  • Box feature A Closer Look at will expand on a special interest topic related to the content discussed in each chapter
  • Over 350 new citations from 1997 onward
  • Pedagogy - "Questions to Think About" critical thinking questions and end of chapter review questions
  • Contemporary design includes a brand new art and photo program, to enhance and strengthen the overall visual appeal of the text
Proven Features:
  • Well known and highly respected author team, this book has always been known for solid psychological research

  • Unique chapter on the contexts of development which presents a clear and straightforward overview of the topical issues or contexts which will be discussed in each age/stage of development

  • Opening Vignettes - each part begins and ends with three narratives profiling three diverse children and their families, these founded on solid research and are referred to throughout the chapter as illustrative examples of key concepts

  • Epilogues – Fbased on the vignettes and found at the end of each part, this unique feature specifically embraces the task of integration between the various aspects of development. In addition, the epilogues are used for discussion of cross-cutting issues, such as the interplay between child and environment

  • Time to Grow Tele-course guide includes useful review material and ideas on what to look for and think about while watching the program for the televised course

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072420012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
613
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nature of DevelopmentPart One: Beginnings Chapter 2: The Contexts of Development Chapter 3: Heredity and Prenatal Development Part Two: Infancy Chapter 4: First Adaptations Chapter 5: Infant Cognitive Development Chapter 6: Infant Social and Emotional Development Part Two Epilogue: Infancy Part Three: Toddlerhood Chapter 7: Toddler Language and Thinking Chapter 8: Toddler Social and Emotional Development Part Three Epilogue: Toddlerhood Part Four: Early Childhood Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Chapter 10: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood Part Four Epilogue: Early Childhood Part Five: Middle Childhood Chapter 11: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood Chapter 12: Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood Part Five Epilogue: Middle Childhood Part Six: Adolescence Chapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence Chapter 14: Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence (and more...)

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