A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology by Elizabeth Brestan KnightA Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology by Elizabeth Brestan Knight

A Guide to Teaching Developmental Psychology

byElizabeth Brestan Knight, Ember L. Lee

Paperback | October 6, 2008

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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
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. E...
Title:A Guide to Teaching Developmental PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 6, 2008Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:140515781X

ISBN - 13:9781405157810


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

Editorial Reviews

"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."
Nancy Eisenberg, Arizona State University