A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology

A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology

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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
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  • Electronic book text | 280 pages
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • United Kingdom
  • 1444328913
  • 9781444328912

About Elizabeth Brestan Knight

Elizabeth Brestan Knight 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. Ember L. Lee 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.
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Table of contents

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
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