Development Through the Lifespan

Author: Laura E. Berk
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134412699
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Laura Berk’s Development Through the Lifespan is relied upon in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, cutting-edge consideration of the interrelationships between heredity and environment, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship. This new edition continues to offer students research-based practical applications that they can relate to their personal and professional lives. Laura Berk, renowned professor and researcher, has revised the text with new pedagogy, a heightened emphasis on the interplay between heredity and environment, and an enhanced focus on many social policy issues, while emphasizing the lifespan perspective throughout. The latest theories and findings in the field are made accessible to students in a manageable and relevant way. Berk’s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the text’s “characters.” Students are provided with an especially clear and coherent understanding of the sequence and underlying processes of human development, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all domains—physical, cognitive, emotional, social—throughout the text narrative and in special features. Berk also helps students connect their learning to their personal and professional areas of interest. Her voice comes through when speaking directly about issues students will face in their future pursuits as parents, educators, health care providers, social workers, and researchers. As members of a global and diverse human community, students are called to intelligently approach the responsibility of understanding and responding to the needs and concerns of both young and old. While carefully considering the complexities of human development, Berk presents classic and emerging theories in an especially clear, engaging writing style, with a multitude of research-based, real-world, cross-cultural, and multicultural examples. Strengthening the connections among developmental domains and of theory and research with applications, this edition's extensive revision brings forth the most recent scholarship, representing the changing field of human development. NOTE: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access code package order the ISBN below. 0205968988 / 9780205968985 Development Through the Lifespan Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205909744 / 9780205909742 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Laura E. Berk 0205957609 / 9780205957606 Development Through the Lifespan

Development Across the Life Span

Author: Robert S. Feldman
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205805914
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Robert Feldman offers students a chronological overview of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development--from conception through death with his text Development Across the Lifespan . The text presents up-to-date coverage of theory and research, with an emphasis on the application of these concepts by students in their personal--and future professional--lives. The text taps into students' inherent interest in the subject of human development, encouraging them to draw connections between the material and their own experiences. This book is available with MyDevelopmentLab, which includes a full eText, videos, self-tests, flashcards, and MyVirtualChild- the interactive simulation which allows you to raise a virtual child from birth to age 18, and monitor the effects of your parenting decisions.

The Developing Person Through the Life Span

Author: Kathleen Stassen Berger
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716757061
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Developing Person Through the Life Span, Sixth Edition presents theory, research, practical examples, and policy issues in a way that inspires students to think about human development--and about the individual's role in the community and the world. Review the new edition, and you'll find Berger's signature strengths on display--the perceptive analysis of current research, the lively and personal writing style, and the unmistakable commitment to students. You'll also find a wealth of new topics--plus a video-based Media Tool Kit that takes the teaching and learning of human development to a new level.

The Developing Person Through the Life Span Study Guide

Author: Richard O. Straub
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716703150
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This study guide is designed for use with The Developing Person Through the Life Span, Sixth Edition, by Katleen Stassen Berger. It is intended to help students evaluate their understanding of that material, and to review any problem areas. [Sections such as] 'How to Manage Your Time Efficiently, ' 'Study more effectively", and "Thing Critically' provide detailed instructions on how to use the textbook. Each chapter ... includes a Chapter Overview, a set of Guided Study questions, a Chapter Review section, and three review tests."--Pref.

Looking Forward Through the Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Author: Candida C Peterson
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 1442556943
Format: PDF
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When a local context really makes the difference… The new edition of this original Australian text continues to offer the most balanced coverage of theory and research for Australian students and educators and appeals to students from many backgrounds. It covers the domains of development including neurological, cognitive, social, physical and personality. The text is organised chronologically by chapter. Within each chapter content is organised topically. This structure allows for a degree of flexibility and lecturers can choose the way they wish to approach the content, whether it is topically or chronologically.

Getting Ready for Benjamin

Author: Rita M. Kissen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742581624
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Writing from a variety of perspectives, the contributors to this anthology share strategies for incorporating sexual diversity into multicultural teacher education. The 19 essays, written by teachers and teacher educators, include personal accounts, theoretical analyses, and hands-on approaches that will prepare future teachers to confront homophobia and help them welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, along with children of gay families, into their schools and classrooms.

Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Author: David Capuzzi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118984722
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A practically focused guide to effective counseling of all clients Human Development Across the Life Span is a practical guide to human growth and development, moving beyond theory to include real-world applications for counselors who work with clients. Written by recognized authorities in mental health counseling and counselor education, this book is fully aligned with the American Counseling Association's accreditation standards and includes contributions by well-known and respected academics and practitioners. Based on an extensive review of course syllabi across CACREP-accredited programs, this book is organized to follow the way courses are typically taught and follows a consistent structure including pedagogical elements that help students learn. After a thorough examination of essential concepts and theories of life span development, the book moves through each stage of human growth and development to provide expert insight, short case studies, and practical applications to counseling. The full Instructor's package provides a useful set of tools, including a Respondus test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an Instructor's Manual. This book is the only text on human growth and development that emphasizes the key implications and applications for counselors, providing useful information and the insights of real experts in each subject area. Understand the developmental milestones at each life stage Appreciate clients' perspectives to better facilitate appropriate interventions Work more effectively with clients of any age, from toddlers to seniors Tailor your approach to meet the unique needs and abilities of each life stage As a counselor, you cannot approach a child's therapy the same way you approach an adult's. Even within each major category, each developmental stage includes a nuanced set of characteristics that, considered appropriately, will inform a more effective treatment plan. Human Development Across the Life Span is a comprehensive guide to understanding all of your clients, and providing the type of counseling that facilitates more positive outcomes.

Developmental Science

Author: Marc H. Bornstein
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1136936572
Format: PDF, ePub
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Noted as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field, Developmental Science, 6th Edition introduces readers to all of areas in developmental psychology: neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history and systems, methodologies, and measurement and analytic techniques used to understand the area of human development under review. The relevance of the field is illustrated through engaging applications in each chapter. As a whole, this highly-respected text illuminates substantive phenomena in developmental science, its applications across the life span, and its relevance to everyday life. Each chapter has been substantially revised for this new edition to reflect the current state of the field and the new edition is now accompanied by a website. Students and instructors will find chapter outlines, topics to think about before reading the chapters, a glossary, and suggested readings with active reference links on the website. Electronic access to the text’s figures and tables, suggestions for classroom assignments and/or discussion, and a test bank with multiple-choice, short answer, and essay questions is limited to instructors only. Two new chapters highlight many modern developments. Each chapter features an introduction, up-to-date overviews of the field, summary and conclusion, and numerous classical and contemporary references. The book opens with an overview of developmental science -- its history and theory, the cultural orientation to thinking about human development, and the manner in which empirical research is designed, conducted, and analyzed. Part 2 focuses on the field’s major substantive areas: neuroscience and genetics, physical and motor skills, perception, and cognitive and language development. Part 3 examines personality and social development within the context of the various relationships and situations in which developing individuals function and by which they are shaped. The book concludes with a new chapter on the latest applications of developmental science. Ways in which developmental thinking and research affect and are affected by practice and social policy are particularly emphasized. Used primarily as a graduate level text for courses on developmental psychology/science, life span, and/or human development, the book can also be used at the advanced undergraduate level. Researchers interested in staying abreast of the latest developments in the field also appreciate the book’s comprehensive nature.

Human Development A Life Span View

Author: Robert Kail
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111834113
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 6TH EDITION. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students’ interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Robert V. Kail’s expertise in childhood and adolescence, combined with John C. Cavanaugh’s extensive research in gerontology, result in a book with a rich description of all life-span stages and important topics. A modified chronological approach traces development in sequential order from conception through late life, while also dedicating several chapters to key topical issues. This organization also allows the book to be relatively briefer than other texts a benefit given the enormous amount of information covered in the course. The authors provide theoretical and empirical foundations that enable students to become educated, critical interpreters of developmental information. A blend of basic and applied research, as well as coverage of controversial topics and emergent trends, demonstrates connections between the laboratory and life. A complete media and supplement package--including videos, the PowerLecture (lecture presentation tool), and student study tools--supports students and instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.