Child Development: An Active Learning Approach

SAGE Publications, Inc - Munsch invite students to take an active journey toward understanding the latest findings from the field of child development. This new edition covers the latest findings on developmental neuroscience, the role of fathers, and more, positive youth development, with topics of diversity and culture integrated throughout.

Levine and Joyce A. In the third edition of the topically organized Child Development: An Active Learning Approach, authors Laura E. Using robust pedagogical tools built into the chapter narratives, students are challenged to confront myths and misconceptions, participate in real-world activities with children and independently, and utilize video resources and research tools to pursue knowledge and develop critical thinking skills on their own.

Child Development: An Active Learning Approach - More than a textbook, to work with children and adolescents professionally, this one-of-a-kind resource will continue to serve students as they go on to graduate studies, and to care for children of their own.

Teaching Children and Adolescents with Special Needs 5th Edition

Pearson - For future teachers of elementary school students with mild disabilities and learning problems.      . With collaboration so vital to today's educational arena, other teachers, well-organized, highly readable text concentrates on the general process of teaching—the basic “how to do it”—to help prospective teachers of children with mild disabilities in grades K–12 learn to work effectively with students, this thorough, and families.

Basing coverage on their extensive experience, the authors present practical, research-based teaching strategies that relate to everyday occurrences in schools; provide motivating, experience-based activities; and offer numerous detailed lesson plans. Their personal, conversational writing style makes even complex concepts accessible, while their extensive coverage gives readers a solid understanding of what works and what doesn't in both special education classrooms and inclusive settings.

Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds

Routledge - Things to think about” sections provide an opportunity for students to solidify their understanding of the material and the Glossary defines the key terms introduced in the book. Updated chapter 12 reflects the latest computer technologies used in observational methods including iPhones and Blackberrys for conducting observation, ABC Data Pro and Behavior Tracker for evaluations, and Excel for constructing observational templates.

Expanded chapter 13 on writing the research report and more on issues of plagiarism ch. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The author draws from the literature that provides methods for observing animals in their natural habitats, but emphasizes the use of observational methods to solve human problems.

More varied examples from developmental psychology, family studies, and education. Extensively revised chapter 3 on ethics reflects the current revelations of scientific fraud and the push for researchers to maximize scientific integrity in their community. This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings.

Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds - Readers learn how to make observations in real contexts to help them create a verbal picture of behaviors they see. Intended as a supplementary text for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate courses in research methods and/or developmental research or developmental/child psychology taught in psychology, education, human development, and nursing, educators and researchers concerned with assessing children will also appreciate this book’s introduction to observational methods.

Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education

Cengage Learning - Through its tone, and pedagogy, visuals, the book is accessible to and respectful of readers with a range of abilities and learning styles. It also presents key concepts, the latest research, and practical examples so that questions are thoroughly answered. Every chapter has a feature focused on how brain-based research is connected to development, and another that highlights intentional teaching.

In a clear and easy-to-understand style, beginnings and beyond: foundations in early childhood educaTION, 10th Edition lays out basic questions any student of early childhood education -- including you -- would want answered. Used book in Good Condition. Coverage of the current developmentally appropriate practices DAP is woven throughout the text, race/ethnicity, which enables you to understand that issues of age, as is material on diversity and development, gender, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning.

Learning & Behavior: Eighth Edition

Routledge - Discussions of recent developments in the growing field of neuroscience. The volume is intended for undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology of learning, introduction to learning, learning and motivation, learning processes, animal behavior, conditioning and learning, experimental analysis of behavior, principles of learning and behavior, behaviorism, human learning, and behavior analysis.

New examples, references, and research studies to ensure students are introduced to the latest developments in the field. It describes the most important principles, controversies, theories, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning situations.

Although the behavioral approach is emphasized, many cognitive theories are covered as well, along with a chapter on comparative cognition. Learning objectives, practice quizzes, a chapter summary, review questions, bold-faced key terms, and a glossary are included. Coverage of various theoretical perspectives to the study of learning―behavioral, cognitive, and physiological.

Learning & Behavior: Eighth Edition - In the media, sports, and applying the Research boxes that highlight recent applications of learning principles in psychology, Spotlight on Research, education, and the workplace. Real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories more concrete and relevant to students. Students will find practice questions, definitions of key terms, chapter outlines, and Internet sources for additional information.

Biopsychology 10th Edition

Pearson - Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. For courses in physiological psychology and biopsychology   Explore how the central nervous system governs behavior Biopsychology presents a clear, engaging introduction to biopsychological theory and research through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse.

Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: you are purchasing a standalone product; Pearson MyLab does not come packaged with this content. In addition to expanded learning objectives that guide students through the course, the Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field.

Biopsychology 10th Edition - Available to package with biosychology, tutorial, Tenth Edition, MyLab™ Psychology is an online homework, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results.0134743369 / 9780134203690  biopsychology, 10/e 0134727746 / 9780134743363  biopsychology plus mylab psychology with etext – access card package, 10/e Package consists of: 0134203690 / 9780134727745  MyLab Psychology with eText Access Card Used book in Good Condition.

Mylab psychology is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Original author john pinel and new co-author Steven Barnes address students directly and interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes that make course material personally and socially relevant to readers.

The Developing Child in the 21st Century: A global perspective on child development

Routledge - She depicts children as symbol users, dance, and follows children's progress in forming their understanding of their environment, and expressing it through music, investigators and creative thinkers, role-players, asking questions about it, art and constructive play. Used book in Good Condition. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, including: socio-historical and global child development over time and place; the child as meaning-maker and active learner; learning in the context of family, society; representing and re-representing the world; understanding roles, feelings and actively generate meaning through experience and interaction, culture, group, this fully revised and updated new edition is illustrated throughout by extensive case studies and covers a diverse range of topics, identity, race and gender; making sense of science and technology; the implications of neuroscience.

Routledge. Taking a clearly articulated and engaging perspective, Sandra Smidt draws upon multiple sources and ideas to illustrate many of the facets of the developing child in a contemporary context. Highly accessible, the developing child is essential reading for teachers, lecturers and students taking courses in early childhood, and with points for reflection concluding each chapter, psychology or sociology.

The Developing Child in the 21st Century: A global perspective on child development - Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it.

Biological Psychology

Cengage Learning - Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition. Updated with new topics, examples, and recent research findings, the new edition continues this book's tradition of quality. James W. Kalat's goals are to make biological psychology accessible and to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior, and he delivers.

Kalat's biological psychology is widely used for good reason: an extremely high level of scholarship, a clear writing style with amusing anecdotes, and precise examples. Dr. Routledge.

Journey of Adulthood 8th Edition

Pearson - Bjorklund discusses the aspects of “successful aging, ” covering growth and development from emerging adulthood to old age. Applies successful aging to adult Development   Journey of Adulthood, 8/e by Barbara R. Several versions of pearson's myLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable.

In addition,  you may need a courseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Comprised of both large longitudinal studies and major theories of adult development as well as smaller studies of diverse groups, students will see the influences of gender, race, ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomics background on this journey.

Journey of Adulthood 8th Edition - Cengage Learning. Routledge. This title helps students understand the development of adults as they leave adolescence and move through their adult years until the end of life. Used book in Good Condition. Note: this is the standalone book, if you want the book/access code order the isbn below:   0133775666 / 9780133775662 journey of adulthood plus new mysearchlab with pearson etext -- access card package 8/e package consists of:    0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205970753 / 9780205970759 Journey of Adulthood    ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN.

The author combines new and classic research as well as first person experience of adult development.

Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures

Cengage Learning - Routledge. Cengage Learning. Behavior modification: principles and procedures, step-by-step, uses a precise, Sixth Edition, scientific approach to explain human behavior. Case studies and examples illustrate key principles. Used book in Good Condition.

The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society

Wadsworth Publishing - Routledge. The marriage & family experience offers a realistic look at all kinds of families and relationships today. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Real-life cross-cultural examples and features that encourage you to reflect on your own life and behavior make the Twelfth Edition accessible and compelling.

This is a book you can relate to--and one you will want to read. The book's experienced authors help you see and understand the underlying issues at work in marriages, families, and all kinds of relationships. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage. Com/infotrac. You'll find the latest information on adoptive parenting, childbearing patterns, the meaning of virginity, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, gay and lesbian families, gender roles and sexuality, and working families.

The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society - . Cengage Learning.