The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents and emerging adults health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents.
More students learn from John Santrock's Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 14th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents' and emerging adults' health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.
A standard textbook that emphasizes an extremely up-to-date (more than 250 references from 1993, 1994, and in-press sources) presentation of research in the three primary domains of child development: biological processes, cognitive processes, and socioemotional processes. The changes in this edition include increased and updated coverage of culture, ethnicity, and gender; families and parenting; and health and well-being. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Thorough. Accurate. Reliable. Engaging. These are just a few of the words used by adopters and reviewers of John Santrock's Child Development. The new topically-organised fourteenth edition continues with Santrock's highly contemporary tone and focus, featuring over 1,000 new citations. The popular Connections theme shows students the different aspects of children's development to help them better understand the concepts. Used by hundreds of thousands of students over thirteen editions, Santrock's proven learning goals system provides a clear roadmap to course mastery.
John Santrock's Educational Psychology emphasizes the application of theory to real classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes from practicing teachers and a wealth of case studies,Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Santrock's hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks under learning goals, supporting retention and mastery, so that students will have an engaging and successful course experience.
The author provides a textbook for a course in life-span development that is short enough for all stages of life to be covered in one term. Without mentioning the date of the first edition, he explains the digital resources available in conjunction with the second. After a chapter on biological beginnings, he looks at physical and cognitive development and socio-emotional development in infancy; early, middle, and late childhood; adolescence; and early, middle, and late adulthood. A final chapter considers death, dying, and grieving.
Essentials of Life-Span Development 3e was developed to help meet the ever-changing needs of students in the lifespan course. Knowing that students do not often read the text and have poor study skills, Essentials introduces LearnSmart, McGraw-Hill's adaptive study tool, that helps students know what they know, and more importantly what they don't know, to become more efficient and effective learners. <P> Based on hallmark features: its expert contributors, updated research, and focus on applications, Santrock provides the most dependable and current presentation of life-span development available, and he does so in a briefer format with LearnSmart, helping to ensure that your students will read and appreciate the material while seeing the applications to their everyday life. McGraw-Hill's new Milestones video and assessment program helps bring the course material to life, so your students can witness development as it unfolds.
Previous editions of this text have been widely adopted for their accurate, complete, and up-to-date coverage. While maintaining these hallmarks, this revision includes increased coverage of adulthood and aging, a new Interlude feature on applications, and updated research with more 21st-century citations.
The book intends to provide students with the best and most recent theory and research in the world today about each of the periods of the human life span and guide them in making developmental connections across different points in the human life span.
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