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Children and Their Development

Children and Their Development - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205034949

Cover of Children and Their Development 6TH 12 (ISBN 978-0205034949)
ISBN13: 978-0205034949
ISBN10: 0205034942

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $220.25

Children and Their Development - 6TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205034949

Robert V. Kail

ISBN13: 978-0205034949
ISBN10: 0205034942

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Research Made Relevant

Children and Their Development, 6edemonstrates how research translates into practice.

Written by a well-known and respected researcher in the field of child development, this topically organized text uses unique and effective pedagogy as its main framework. The book focuses on practice through its accessible writing, 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. Topic coverage includes the prenatal period through adolescence, which best suits Child Development courses in Psychology, Education, Human Development, Child and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education.

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize Learning -The new MyDevelopmentLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improve Critical Thinking- Interactive resources like MyDevelopmentLab with MyVirtualChild encourage students to apply chapter content to real life situations.
  • Engage Students -A strong balance of research and applications maintains student interest.
  • Explore Research- A multitude of features draw on research methods that contribute to the scientific process.
  • Understand Culture and Diversity -Cultural Influences feature illustrates the diversity of developmental journeys.
  • Support Instructors -MyDevelopmentLab's Class Prep, MyVirtualChild, video embedded PowerPoints, MyTes

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: The Science of Child Development. Chapter 2: Genetic Bases of Child Development. Chapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn. Chapter 4: Growth and Health. Chapter 5: Perceptual and Motor Development. Chapter 6: Theories of Cognitive Development. Chapter 7: Cognitive Processes and Academic Skills. Chapter 8: Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition Chapter 9: Language and Communication. Chapter 10: Emotional Development. Chapter 11: Understanding Self and Others. Chapter 12: Moral Understanding and Behavior. Chapter 13: Gender and Development. Chapter 14: Family Relationships. Chapter 15: Influences beyond the Family.