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 aadd-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.When babies sleep on their stomachs they reflexively move their arms and legs, strengthening those muscles, but when they ... On the other hand, going directly from sitting to walking does not indicate that there are motor problems, and infants who sleep on their backs walk at the same age as ... families to ensure that their children are running, biking, and playing actively for their long-term health and the.
|Title||:||Child Development: An Active Learning Approach|
|Author||:||Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2010-09-16|