Synopses & Reviews
For undergraduate courses in Child Development taught Chronologically.
Boyd/Bee provides students the most support for learning and success.
The Growing Child emphasizes how the three domains of development — physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional — interact with each other and with the environment to affect developmental outcomes. Featuring an innovative student-focused format, it provides the self-assessment tools necessary to keep students engaged in active learning from start to finish, as well as the most support to help students organize, understand, and apply the material.
Want to learn more about MyVirtualChild? Visit www.mydevelopmentlab.com and click on the ‘watch this video’ link to learn about MyVirtualChild.
MyDevelpmentLab with MyVirtualChild is available at www.mydevelopmentlab.com.
MyDevelopmentLab with MyVirtualChild is a learning and assessment tool that allows instructors to assess student performance and adapt course content without investing a lot of additional time or resources.
Students benefit from this easy-to-use site with or without their instructor’s involvement. Students can test themselves on key content, track their progress, and utilize individually tailored study plan activities, including an e-book, simulations, newsfeeds, videos, and application exercises.
MyDevelopmentLab also provides students the opportunity to raise a virtual child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of specific parenting decisions over time.
This package contains:
0205545963: Growing Child, The
0205690335: MyVirtualChild -- Standalone Access Card
About the Author
Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College—Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, Lifespan Development (Fourth Edition), The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
1 Basic Concepts and Methods
2 Theories of Development
3 Prenatal Development and Birth
4 Physical Development and Health in Infancy
5 Cognitive Development in Infancy
6 Social and Personality Development in Infancy
III. EARLY CHILDHOOD
7 Physical Development in Early Childhood
8 Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
9 Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood
IV. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
10 Physical Development in Middle Childhood
11 Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
12 Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
13 Physical Development in Adolescence
14 Cognitive Development in Adolescence
15 Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
EPILOGUE: THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPMENT