Child Development: An Active Learning Approach

Child Development: An Active Learning Approach

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Although the field of child and adolescent development seems to be an easy one in which to provide active learning opportunities to students, few textbooks currently exist that actually do this. Child Development: An Active Learning Approach includes the following key features: - Challenging Misconceptions: true/false or multiple choice tests are incorporated at the beginning of each chapter to specifically address topics that are sources of misunderstanding amongst students. - Activities with children and adolescents: 'hands-on' activities that complement the ideas of the text, as an integral part of the text, rather than as a€œadd-onsa€ at the end of each chapter. - 'The journey of research' will introduce students to the process of research that leads from early findings to more refined outcomes through real-life examples - 'Test Yourself' sections include activities that cause students to reflect on an issue through their own experiences to bring about increased motivation and understanding of a specific topic. - The Instructor's Resource CD-ROM includes a computerized test bank, PowerPoint Slides, sample syllabi, suggested in-class learning activities, and homework assignments. - The Student Study Site includes interactive videos, self-quizzes, key term flashcards, SAGE journal articles with accompanying exercises, and web links with accompanying exercises.Retrieved from upload/mm/464/ ped_screening.pdf American Pregnancy Association. ... Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed., text rev.). ... Effects of violent video games on aggressive behavior, aggressive cognition, aggressive affect, physiological arousal, and prosocial behavior: A meta-analytic ... Retrieved from http:// home/tools/symptom.html American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Title:Child Development: An Active Learning Approach
Author:Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
Publisher:SAGE - 2010-09-16


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