Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence
An Active Learning Approach
- Laura E. Levine - Central Connecticut State University, USA
- Joyce Munsch - California State University, Northridge, USA
Winner of the 2020 Textbook Excellence Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA)
Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. The Active Learning features foster a dynamic and personal learning process for students. Within each chapter, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. Pedagogical features help students discover the excitement of studying child development and equip them with skills they can use long after completing the course.
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“This textbook is very detailed and organized to introduce students to the basic concepts in child development with current day applications. The illustrations are very relatable and appealing for students.”
“The writing style is easy to read and there are many opportunities to break down lectures into class discussions of materials by the authors’ use of active learning sections, tables, and learning questions.”
“This text is a thorough, relevant resource that is likely to engage students with its Active Learning examples. It has a good balance of child development information, research, and theories related to development.”
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"The textbook is conceptually strong and well written.”
"A text that makes child development fun and engaging.”
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 9 Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 13: Social & Emotional Development in Middle Childhood