Summary: This long-trusted text features an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and contextual perspective on development. Applications to psychology, health care, social work, education, and family dynamics make this a perfect book for classes with a mixed population of majors. Continuing the hallmark diversity coverage of the prior eight editions, Crandell et al once again do an incomparable job examining populations at risk and explaining how they experience development and why their experi
ence is different. With more than 1200 new references, the 9th edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest information available in human development.
Summary: This long-trusted text features an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and contextual perspective on development. Applications to psychology, health care, social work, education, and family dynamics make this a perfect book for classes with a mixed population of majors. Continuing the hallmark diversity coverage of the prior eight editions, Crandell et al once again do an incomparable job examining populations at risk and explaining how they experience development and why their experience is different. With more than 1200 new references, the 9th edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest information available in human development. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Thomas Crandell received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from Cornell University and is currently on the faculty of Broome Community College. His research and expertise is in designing instructional text-based and online materials based on individual differences in learning. In addition to teaching college courses in human development and atypical development for over 25 years, he has been a consultant in educational, business, and legal settings for 20 years and has authored numerous articles on the design of print and online educational materials for ease of use and ease of learning. In 1996 he earned the ''Distinguished Article of the Year'' award in the Frank R. Smith competition by the Journal for the Society of Technical Communications.
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