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Package: HDEV + CourseMate Printed Access Card (6 Months), 2nd Edition

  • Includes Printed Access Card (6 months) for CourseMate
  • Spencer A. Rathus
  • Shauna Longmuir
  • ISBN-10: 0176673113
  • ISBN-13: 9780176673116
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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Overview

About the Product

From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title to its engaging, effective content, HDEV continues to offer a new genre of life-span development texts, perfect for today's Canadian learners. This second Canadian edition highlights relevant research, immediately engaging students by emphasizing the biopsychosocial framework of lifespan psychology and adding a new Erikson Today feature to provide a framework for the content and contemporizing Erikson’s theories for today’s students. This brief, affordable paperback includes– with each new copy purchased – an access code for the book’s accompanying Coursemate site. There, students will find a full suite of unique learning tools that allow students to study wherever they are, whenever they have time, and that appeal to different learning styles. These online resources include quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, downloadable flashcards and more.

Features

  • Emphasis on the biopsychosocial framework of lifespan psychology

  • New-generation design—The hallmark of HDEV is a contemporary design perfect for visual learners. Photos and graphics bring the material to life, and headers help readers quickly identify key concepts and their relationships.

  • Distilled, applied content. Our authors provide concise coverage of the science of human development and plenty of Canadian content. Streamlined chapters, with an average length of just 15 to 20 pages, make it easy for students to break reading into manageable sections.

  • Innovative study tools—Each chapter includes a detachable card for convenient, quick review and class preparation. Student cards contain all pertinent review information, including key terms, definitions, learning objectives, and section summaries. Instructor cards feature chapter outlines, topics and terms covered, lecture topics, listings of available videos and multimedia resources, student projects, and classroom demonstrations.

  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away: students can access downloadable flashcards at the book companion site!

About the Author

Spencer A. Rathus

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.

Shauna Longmuir

Shauna Longmuir has instructed at the elementary, high school, college and university levels since beginning her teaching career in 1989. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, a Bachelor of Education in Social Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Education in Educational Psychology from Dalhousie University. Publishing teaching and learning resources for human growth and development text books has provided the opportunity for her to remain current in her field of study while helping students learn and assisting teachers to teach. Shauna has developed human growth and development test banks, instructor manuals and learning websites. Revising HDEV into a Canadian edition provided an opportunity to merge her interests in political science and psychology. The study of human growth and development explores theories associated with the lifespan while reflecting on shared stories and experiences. Shauna hopes that students and instructors will enjoy this journey as much as she does.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: History, Theories, and Methods
Chapter 2: Heredity and Prenatal Development

Part Two: Birth and Infancy
Chapter 3: Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World
Chapter 4: Infancy: Physical Development
Chapter 5: Infancy: Cognitive Development
Chapter 6: Infancy: Social and Emotional Development

Part Three: Early and Middle Childhood
Chapter 7: Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 8: Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 9: Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 10: Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development

Part Four: Adolescence and Early Adulthood
Chapter 11: Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 12: Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 13: Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 14: Early Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development

Part Five: Middle and Late Adulthood
Chapter 15: Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive
Development
Chapter 16: Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 17: Late Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 18: Late Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 19: Life’s Final Chapter

References
Name Index
Subject Index

New to this edition

  • New “Erikson Today” boxes introduce each Social and Emotional Development chapter, providing a framework for the content and contemporizing Erikson’s theories for today’s students.
  • A strong Canadian voice is made stronger in this edition with a new “Emerging Canada” feature, which explores timely Canadian trends and integrates the Statistics Canada 2011 results throughout.
  • Expanded emphasis on Indigenous education themes throughout the text, examining the positive contributions of Canadian Indigenous culture. Coverage includes Inuit parenting and the development of child self-reliance, SIDS education and the Assembly of First Nations, Heritage language recovery, Aboriginal youth optimism, and the esteemed role of Elders in Aboriginal communities.
  • A refined focus on diversity matches the priorities of most Canadian colleges today. Topics include aging; family structures; cyberbullying in LGBT communities; and preventative health education, youth empowerment, and heritage language recovery in Canada’s Aboriginal communities.
  • Updated figures, tables, and photos that highlight the most recent research and developments in the field of human development

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Printed Access Card (6 Months) for HDEV, Second Canadian Edition  (ISBN-10: 017667313X | ISBN-13: 9780176673130)
CourseMate Instant Access Code for HDEV, Second Canadian Edition  (ISBN-10: 0176673164 | ISBN-13: 9780176673161)
Online Only Instructor's Resources to accompany HDEV, Second Canadian Edition  (ISBN-10: 017655811X | ISBN-13: 9780176558116)

Student Supplements

CourseMate Printed Access Card (6 Months) for HDEV, Second Canadian Edition  (ISBN-10: 017667313X | ISBN-13: 9780176673130)
CourseMate Instant Access Code for HDEV, Second Canadian Edition  (ISBN-10: 0176673164 | ISBN-13: 9780176673161)