Exploring Cognitive Development: The Child As Problem Solver

Exploring Cognitive Development: The Child As Problem Solver

by Alison Garton
     
 

This book uses the paradigm of the child as a problem solver to examine various theories of cognitive development.


  • Provides balanced coverage of a broad range of contemporary theories.

  • Focuses on collaborative tasks which are carried out with other children or adults.

  • Asks whether social interaction is the key to improvement in
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Overview

This book uses the paradigm of the child as a problem solver to examine various theories of cognitive development.


  • Provides balanced coverage of a broad range of contemporary theories.

  • Focuses on collaborative tasks which are carried out with other children or adults.

  • Asks whether social interaction is the key to improvement in problem solving skills, or whether it is the skills and abilities that the child brings to the task that are paramount.

  • Draws on a wide range of research, including the author’s own research into dyadic problem solving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631234579
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.66(d)

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