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A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology


A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology


Teaching Psychological Science 1. Aufl.

von: Elizabeth Brestan Knight, Ember L. Lee

34,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 30.01.2009
ISBN/EAN: 9781444305265
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 280

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Part of the Blackwell Series on <i>Teaching Psychological Science</i>, this practical, hands-on guide shares ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates. <ul> <li>Provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions and a clear roadmap for successfully teaching developmental psychology</li> <li>Links chapters to major areas of a lifespan development course, including Research Methods, Teaching Infant Development, and Teaching Adolescent Development</li> <li>Offers practical, hands-on tips for novice teachers and experienced instructors alike</li> <li>Includes sample syllabi and lecture outlines, reading quizzes, critical thinking assignments, and references for helpful videotapes and websites</li> </ul>
<p>Series Editors’ Preface vii</p> <p>Preface xi</p> <p>Acknowledgements xiii</p> <p>1. Developing the Course 1</p> <p>2. Contexts of Development: Research Methods 37</p> <p>3. Prenatal Development; Labor and Delivery 65</p> <p>4. Infant Development 87</p> <p>5. Early Childhood Development 117</p> <p>6. Middle Childhood Development 139</p> <p>7. Adolescent Development 155</p> <p>8. Young Adult Development 167</p> <p>9. Middle Adult and Older Adult Development 181</p> <p>10. Death and Dying 205</p> <p>References 223</p> <p>Author Index 251</p> <p>Subject Index 261</p>
<p><b>Elizabeth Brestan Knight</b> is Associate Professor of Psychology at Auburn University. She teaches undergraduate Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Health Psychology, and has taught Child Psychopathology and Child Therapy at the graduate level. In 2005, Brestan Knight was named the Lanier Professor of Psychology. <p><b>Ember L. Lee</b> received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and her master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University. She is currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program with an emphasis in Child Clinical Psychology at Auburn University.
<p><b><i>A Guide to Teaching</i> Developmental Psychology</b></br> Elizabeth Brestan Knight and Ember L. Lee <p>"The book provides numerous useful ideas for topics, course structuring, activities, and logistical issues for instructors teaching a life-span human development course. It will be especially useful to individuals who have not taught this course before or have taught it infrequently."</br> <b><i>Nancy Eisenberg, Arizona State University</i></b> <p>Part of the Teaching Psychological Science series, this practical guide shares ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates. <p>This volume provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions for teachers, such as: <ul> <li>techniques for linking course content to everyday student experiences</li> <li>uses for class presentation, lecture, and active learning ideas</li> <li>methods of increasing student interest in course themes</li> <li>roadmap for teaching particularly difficult topics, such as the interface between diversity and development</li> </ul> <p>A reliable, hands-on resource for both the novice teacher and the experienced instructor of developmental psychology, the book is replete with sample syllabi, critical thinking assignments, and references for helpful videotapes and websites.
"The book provides numerous useful ideas for topics, course structuring, activities, and logistical issues for instructors teaching a life-span human development course. It will be especially useful to individuals who have not taught this course before or have taught it infrequently."<br /> –<b>Nancy Eisenberg</b>, Arizona State University

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