Child and Adolescent Development, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card / Edition 2

Child and Adolescent Development, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card / Edition 2

by Anita Woolfolk, Nancy E. Perry

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ISBN-13: 9780133551488
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/26/2014
Pages: 696
Sales rank: 545,733
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Anita Woolfolk Hoy is a Texas Longhorn—all her degrees are from the University of Texas, Austin, the last one a Ph.D. After working as a psychologist in elementary and secondary schools in central Texas, she joined the faculty at Rutgers University as a professor of educational psychology at Rutgers University, and then moved to The Ohio State University in 1994. Today she is an Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology and Philosophy at Ohio State. Anita’s research focuses on students’ and teachers’ sense of efficacy. With students and colleagues, she has published over 80 books, chapters, and research articles. Anita has been the editor of Theory Into Practice, a journal that brings the best ideas from research to practicing educators and has served as Vice-President for Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association and President of Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Nancy Perry worked as a classroom and resource teacher in school districts in British Columbia, Canada, before obtaining her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1996. Today she is Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where she teaches courses in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture and in the Special Education program. She is a recipient of UBC’s Killam Teaching Prize and holds a UBC endowed Professorship for the Faculty of Education’s Struggling Youth Initiative. Currently, she is a section editor for the Journal of Learning and Instruction and serves on the editorial boards of several additional journals She is a Past President of the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology and has served on the Executive Boards of the Canadian Association for Studies in Education and Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction: Dimensions of Development


Chapter 2: Theory and Research in Child Development


Chapter 3: Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth


Chapter 4: Infancy and Toddlerhood


Chapter 5: Physical Development in Early Childhood


Chapter 6: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood


Chapter 7: Social Emotional Development in Early Childhood


Chapter 8: Physical Development in Middle Childhood


Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood


Chapter 10: Social Emotional Development in Middle Childhood


Chapter 11: Physical Development in Adolescence


Chapter 12: Cognitive Development in Adolescence


Chapter 13: Social Emotional Development in Adolescence

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