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Children and Their Development (4th Edition)

Children and Their Development (4th Edition)
Author: Robert V. Kail
ISBN 13: 9780131949119
ISBN 10: 13194911
Edition: 4
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-03-11
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
List Price: $145.20

For Child Development courses in Psychology, Education, Human Development, Child and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education.

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Written by a well-known and respected researcher in the field of child development, this TOPICALLY organized text uses unique and effective pedagogy as the framework of the entire text. Designed to demonstrate how research translates into practice with accessible writing, a modular format, and application-based features such as: Focus on Research, Cultural Influences, Spotlight on Theories, Improving Children’s Lives, and Child and Development and Family Policy.

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New edition of a text on child development that presents a solid- research-oriented overview of the field and also emphasizes effective pedagogy for helping the student to learn. Kail (Purdue U.) presents 15 chapters that cover the science of child development; genetic bases; prenatal development, birth, and the newborn; physical, motor, sensory and perceptual development; Piaget's theory and information- processing approaches to cognitive development; intelligence and individual differences in cognition; language and communication; emotional development; understanding self and others; moral understanding and behavior; gender and development; family relationships; and influences beyond the family. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)