A Topical Approach to Life-span Development

Author: John W. Santrock

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780073228761

Category: Psychology

Page: 665

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Reviewers and adopters have praised John Santrock’s A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development text for its themes of research, applications, and contexts, and students have loved it for its pedagogy and accessible writing. Building on these strengths, the third edition features more than 2,100 citations from the 21st century and new "Careers in Life-Span Development" boxes.
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A Topical Approach to Life-span Development

Author: John W. Santrock

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 9780071316439

Category: Developmental psychology

Page: 752

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Connect with Santrock 6th edition and connect with success. Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material--is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock's A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development 6e. Santrock 6e ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways. Santrock's hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students' learning and performance. An adaptive learning system increases students' efficiency in studying by identifying what they know and don't know and providing in-the-moment guides to learning what they do not. The research and development of the 6th edition indicated that students said that highlighting connections among the different aspects of life-span development would help them to better understand the concepts. This recurring theme of connections--Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Research--ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students' everyday lives and future aspirations. And the new Milestones video and assessment program helps bring the course material to life, so your students can witness development as it unfolds. And of course, all of this material is informed by our unique board of expert contributors--a who's who of developmental psychology--who ensure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
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A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development

Author: John Santrock

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: 9780073370934

Category: Psychology

Page: 832

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John Santrock’s A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development combines the most current research with a proven pedagogical system to provide instructors and students with the best-selling topically arranged introduction to lifespan development. Drawing on a who's who list of expert consultants in all areas of developmental psychology, Santrock once again provides a trusted, comprehensive, readable, and engaging survey of the field. Rich applications and examples from a range of areas such as parenting, health care, and education ensure that students will remain engaged with the material. Significant revisions for the 5th edition include updated discussions of health and well-being as well as expanded coverage of diversity, culture, and gender.
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A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development

Author: John Santrock

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078035500

Category: Psychology

Page: 784

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Connect with John Santrock's Topical Approach to Lifespan Development and connect with success. Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in the Human Development course. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material – is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock's A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development, 7e. Santrock ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways: Santrock's hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students' learning and performance. McGraw-Hill's LearnSmart increases students' efficiency in studying by identifying what they know and don't know and provides immediate remediation, helping them to learn the material they are struggling with. The connections theme continues in the 7th edition, showing students the different aspects of lifespan development and helping them to better understand the concepts. This recurring theme of connections – Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Research – ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connect the material to students' everyday lives and future aspirations. McGraw-Hill's Milestones video and assessment program helps bring the course material to life, so your students can witness real children developing over time. And of course, all of this material is informed by our unique board of expert contributors – a who's who of developmental psychology – who ensure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
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Lifespan Development in Context

A Topical Approach

Author: Tara L. Kuther

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506373372

Category: Psychology

Page: 776

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Award-winning author Tara L. Kuther presents Lifespan Development in Context, a topically organized version of her bestselling Lifespan Development text that provides a panoramic view of the many influences that shape human development. Kuther’s student-friendly narrative guides the reader through immersive video cases and real-world examples to illustrate how the places, sociocultural environments, and ways in which we are raised influence who we become and how we grow and change throughout our lives. Three core themes resonate throughout each chapter: the centrality of context, the importance of research, and the value of applied developmental science. Foundational theories and classic studies are combined with contemporary research and culturally diverse perspectives for a modern introduction to the field that is both comprehensive and concise. Visual overviews, case studies, and critical thinking questions encourage self-reflection and class discussion, ensuring students have the tools they need to apply course concepts to their lives and future careers.
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Life Span Development

A Topical Approach

Author: Robert S. Feldman Ph.D.

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134474716

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

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A brief, topical overview of life span development Life Span Development: A Topical Approach helps students to see the “big picture” of development across the entire life span. Throughout this brief version of his hallmark text Development Across the Life Span, author Robert Feldman employs a modular framework that offers instructors maximum flexibility to teach the course however they envision. Concise coverage of all key principles helps instructors cover the whole of the field within a standard term, while a topical approach makes it easier for students to understand the scope of development within particular areas (such as social or personality development) across the entire life span. Thoroughly updated with the latest data and contemporary examples, the Third Edition helps students to better see the relevance of developmental science. Also available with MyPsychLab® This title is also available with MyPsychLab — an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Life Span Development: A Topical Approach, Third Edition is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134495950 / 9780134495958 Life Span Development: A Topical Approach plus MyPsychLab with eText — Access Card Package, 3/e Package consists of: 0134225902 / 9780134225906 Life Span Development: A Topical Approach, 3/e 0205206514 / 9780205206513 MyPsychLab with eText Access Card
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