A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology / Edition 1

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A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology / Edition 1

Part of the Blackwell Series on Teaching PsychologicalScience, this practical, hands-on guide shares ideas, tips, andstrategies for effectively teaching lifespan developmentalpsychology to undergraduates.

  • Provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions and a clearroadmap for successfully teaching developmental psychology
  • Links chapters to major areas of a lifespan development course,including Research Methods, Teaching Infant Development, andTeaching Adolescent Development
  • Offers practical, hands-on tips for novice teachers andexperienced instructors alike
  • Includes sample syllabi and lecture outlines, reading quizzes,critical thinking assignments, and references for helpfulvideotapes and websites

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405157803
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/03/2008
Series: Teaching Psychological Science Series , #2
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Brestan Knight is Associate Professor ofPsychology at Auburn University. She teaches undergraduateIntroduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and HealthPsychology, and has taught Child Psychopathology and Child Therapyat the graduate level. In 2005, Brestan Knight was named the LanierProfessor of Psychology.

Ember L. Lee received her bachelor’s degree inPsychology from the University of California, Berkeley and hermaster’s degree in Clinical Psychology from AuburnUniversity. She is currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychologydoctoral program with an emphasis in Child Clinical Psychology atAuburn University.

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Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Preface vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

1. Developing the Course 1

2. Contexts of Development: Research Methods 37

3. Prenatal Development; Labor and Delivery 65

4. Infant Development 87

5. Early Childhood Development 117

6. Middle Childhood Development 139

7. Adolescent Development 155

8. Young Adult Development 167

9. Middle Adult and Older Adult Development 181

10. Death and Dying 205

References 223

Author Index 251

Subject Index 261

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"The book provides numerous useful ideas for topics, course structuring, activities, and logistical issues for instructors teaching a life-span human development course. It will be especially useful to individuals who have not taught this course before or have taught it infrequently."
Nancy Eisenberg, Arizona State University

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