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ISBN: 9780078035128 / 0078035120
Division: Higher Education
Pub Date: MAR-12
Pages: 640

Copyright: 2013
Edition: 12
Format: Hardback
   
Children

John Santrock


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About the book

John Santrock’s Children combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of child development. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eight leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on subjects including children's health and well-being, parenting and education, diversity, culture, and gender.
Key features

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/TS_Childhood_and_Society_9e.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the issues in Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Childhood and Society, 9/e with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Child Development textbooks by Papalia/Feldman and Santrock.

  • Proven Learning Goals Pedagogy. This class-tested hallmark of John Santrock's textbooks encompasses learning goals, chapter maps, review and reflect, and reach your learning goals sections, which are all linked together. By following this pedagogical road map, students will read and retain course material more effectively and efficiently.
  • Connections Between Theory and Applications. Santrock provides a wealth of applied examples to show students the personal meaning child development has for them. In addition to the narrative's applications on health and well-being, parenting, and education, each chapter also boasts a Caring for Children interlude, a Making a Difference feature, and a Resources for Improving Children's Lives section. These all outline important ways to improve the lives of children.
  • Milestones allows students to experience life from infancy to late adulthood. Milestones has two essential components that work together to capture key changes throughout the lifespan: Milestones of Child Development and Milestones: Transitions. In Milestones of Child Development, students track the early stages of physical, social and emotional development. By watching one child over time or comparing various children, Milestones provides the unique learning experience of watching real human development as it happens. In Milestones: Transitions, students meet people of different ages to hear their perspectives on changes that occur throughout the lifespan. In addition, McGraw-Hill’s Milestones includes a powerful, customizable assessment tool, to help students and instructors track progress and gauge understanding of key course concepts.
  • Diversity in Children's Development interludes in each chapter
  • Visual Assets Database VAD 2.0, McGraw-Hill's online database of video & audio clips, photographs, and illustrations for instructors features easily searchable multimedia, all downloadable to any location you choose.
  • Connecting Through Research, formerly called Research in Child Development, describes a study or program to illustrate how research in child development is conducted and how it influences our understanding of the discipline.
  • Developmental Connections, which appears multiple times in each chapter, points readers to where the topic is discussed in a previous, current, or subsequent chapter. This feature highlights links across topics of development and connections among biological, cognitive, and socioemotional processes.
  • Connecting With Diversity interludes also appear in every chapter, focusing on a diversity topic related to the material at that point in the chapter.
  • Connecting With Careers, formerly called Careers in Child Development, profiles careers ranging from genetic counselor (Chapter 2) to toy designer (Chapter 9) to supervisor of gifted and talented education (Chapter 12), all of which require a knowledge of children’s development.
  • How Would You . . . ' These questions in the margins of each chapter highlight issues involving five main career areas of children’s development: psychology, human development and family studies, education, health professions (such as nursing and pediatrics), and social work.
  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_Early_Childhood_Education_1213.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education 12/13 with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Early Childhood Education textbooks by Papalia/Feldman and Santrock.

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_Early_Childhood_Education_13_14.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education 13/14 with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Early Childhood Education textbooks by Papalia/Feldman and Santrock.

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_Early_Childhood_Education_35e.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the articles in Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education, 35/e with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Early Childhood Education textbooks by Papalia/Feldman and Santrock.

  • About the author

    John Santrock
    John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 12th Ed; Life-Span Development, 12th Edition; Adolescence, 12th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.



    Table of contents


    Preface
    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Chapter 2: Biological Beginnings
    Chapter 3: Prenatal Development
    Chapter 4: Birth
    Chapter 5: Physical Development in Infancy
    Chapter 6: Cognitive Development in Infancy
    Chapter 7: Socioemotional Development in Infancy
    Chapter 8: Physical Development in Early Childhood
    Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
    Chapter 10: Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
    Chapter 11: Physical Development in Middle and Late Childhood
    Chapter 12: Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood
    Chapter 13: Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood
    Chapter 14: Physical Development in Adolescence
    Chapter 15: Cognitive Development in Adolescence
    Chapter 16: Socioemotional Development in Adolescence

     

     

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