The Development of Children and Adolescents: An Applied Perspective / Edition 1

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The Development of Children and Adolescents, by PennyHauser-Cram, J. Kevin Nugent, Kathleen Thies, and John F.Travers, provides an integrated view of child development.Presenting the most pertinent research for each developmental stageand linking this to practical applications in the areas ofParenting, Policy, and Practice, this balanced approach emphasizesthe relationship between research and theory and applications.

The rich media program, including WileyPLUS with RealDevelopment promotes active learning and allows for increasedunderstanding and comprehension of the course content. RealDevelopment, authored by Nicole Barnes, Ph.D., Montclair StateUniversity and Christine Hatchard, Psy.D., MonmouthUniversity, uses authentic video showcasing real families, alongwith activities and assessments that put students in the place of aprofessional, to gain an understanding of key concepts. Through thecombination of text and media, students are engaged in meaningfullearning that deepens and enriches their understanding ofdevelopmental concepts.

WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470405406
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 195,701
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One - Introduction

Chapter One: A Child’s Journey

Part Two - Biological Beginnings

Chapter Two: Biological Foundations of Child Development

Chapter Three: Prenatal Development

Chapter Four: Birth and the Newborn

Part Three - Infancy

Chapter Five: Physical Development and Health in Infancy andToddlerhood

Chapter Six: Cognitive Development in Infancy

Chapter Seven: Psychosocial Development in Infancy

Part Four - Early Childhood

Chapter Eight: Physical Development and Health in EarlyChildhood

Chapter Nine: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter Ten: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

Part Five - Middle Childhood

Chapter Eleven: Physical Development and Health in MiddleChildhood

Chapter Twelve: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter Thirteen: Psychosocial Development in MiddleChildhood

Part Six - Adolescence

Chapter Fourteen: Physical Development and Health inAdolescence

Chapter Fifteen: Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter Sixteen: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

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