For courses in Child Development, taught Chronologically.
Courses may be in psychology, education, nursing, social work or human development.
Most balanced presentation of the research and applications important to the field and students taking the course.
Introduces students to the theories, research, and applications of child and adolescent development. Child Development 5e features a variety of student-focused tools that make the study of development interesting and engaging with an emphasis on practical, take-home information that students can use now and in the future.
Looking for additional resources to help you understand the material and succeed in this course? MyDevelopmentLab contains study tools such as flashcards, self tests, videos, as well as MyVirtualChild which allows you to raise your own virtual child from birth through age 18 and monitor the results.
Want to learn more about MyVirtualChild? Visit www.mydevelopmentlab.com and click on the ‘watch this video’ link to learn about MyVirtualChild.
MyDevelpmentLab with MyVirtualChild is available at www.mydevelopmentlab.com.
Provides an overview of child development from infancy through adolescence, covering theories, research, and applications in the field. Presentation is lively and interesting, with vignettes, material on related topics in the news, interviews with professionals, and boxes on how developmental research is being used to answer societal problems. Other features include color photos, reviews, discussion questions, and key terms. For undergraduates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.