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A Guide to Teaching Development Psychology

A Guide to Teaching Development Psychology

Elizabeth Brestan Knight, Ember L. Lee

ISBN: 978-1-444-30526-5

Jan 2009

280 pages

$41.99

Description

Part of the Blackwell Series on Teaching Psychological Science, this practical, hands-on guide shares ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates.
  • Provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions and a clear roadmap for successfully teaching developmental psychology
  • Links chapters to major areas of a lifespan development course, including Research Methods, Teaching Infant Development, and Teaching Adolescent Development
  • Offers practical, hands-on tips for novice teachers and experienced instructors alike
  • Includes sample syllabi and lecture outlines, reading quizzes, critical thinking assignments, and references for helpful videotapes and websites

Series Editors’ Preface vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

1. Developing the Course 1

2. Contexts of Development: Research Methods 37

3. Prenatal Development; Labor and Delivery 65

4. Infant Development 87

5. Early Childhood Development 117

6. Middle Childhood Development 139

7. Adolescent Development 155

8. Young Adult Development 167

9. Middle Adult and Older Adult Development 181

10. Death and Dying 205

References 223

Author Index 251

Subject Index 261

· Provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions and a clear roadmap for successfully teaching developmental psychology

· Links chapters to major areas of a lifespan development course, including Research Methods, Teaching Infant Development, and Teaching Adolescent Development

· Offers practical, hands-on tips for novice teachers and experienced instructors alike

· Includes sample syllabi, critical thinking assignments, and references for helpful videotapes and websites