ISBN-10:
1418015369
ISBN-13:
2901418015366
Pub. Date:
04/28/2006
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Observing and Understanding Child Development: A Child Study Manual / Edition 1

Observing and Understanding Child Development: A Child Study Manual / Edition 1

by Debra Ahola

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Observing and Understanding Child Development: A Child Study Manual / Edition 1

Observing and Understanding Child Development: A Child Study Manual is a text designed to help students and practitioners alike learn how to gather and interpret data to gain insight into child development. It covers observation, developmental domains including patterns of development, child development theory, and communication. It features a unique and vitally important chapter on art, music, and movement development, and also covers special needs children in every chapter. Combined with many wonderful activities and a CD-ROM that includes guided observations via streaming video, this book will move the reader through theory to application, and will remain a timely and important resource that can referenced again and again. This vital resource is also the perfect reference for the practicing professional and the dedicated parent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901418015366
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Debra Ahola is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at Schenectady County Community College


Abbe Kovacik is also a Professor of Education at Schenectady County Community College. Abbe is the Education Director for the Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council, Inc.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Observation Chapter 2: Anecdotal Observations and Reporting Chapter 3: Checklists Chapter 4: Play-Based Assessment Chapter 5: Testing-(non-standardized and standardized) Chapter 6: Providing Examples Chapter 7: Cognitive Domain Chapter 8: Emotional Domain Chapter 9: Social Domain Chapter 10: Language(receptive and expressive) Chapter 11: Motor (gross and fine) Chapter 12: Writing the Background/History Section of the Child Study Chapter 13: Writing Developmental Domain Summaries Chapter 14: Presenting the Child Study

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