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An Introduction to Early Childhood free pdf Put together by an outstanding author team, including many authors from the University of Northampton, An Introduction to Early Childhood is a much loved book that helps you explore all the major themes in early years education and care, while providing you with real insight into the changing world of early childhood. To further support your study, this edition has been expanded to include five new chapters including The History of Childhood, Play and Creativity, Children and the Media, Leadership and Management, and Reflective Practice. This book further supports your study with outstanding learning features including: * Chapter objectives and introduction immediately introduce you to chapter concepts saving you time * More case studies provide deeper insight into how theory works in practice * Research in context boxes show how recent research is changing the world of early years * Reflective questions encourage you to think like a reflective practitioner * Chapter summaries aid your revision by recapping core concepts covered in each chapter * Further reading and recommended websites direct you to additional resources to further support your study. Visit the companion website to access a wealth of additional online resources including: * Podcasts from chapter authors provide deeper insight into key topics * Employability podcasts provide hints and tips about going on your first placement and getting your first job * Child observation videos give you a peek into a real early years setting and insight into child behaviour * Free SAGE journal articles deepen your understanding on core topics * Web links direct you to useful websites to further your study and support you in practice.

About Tim Waller

Tim Waller is Editor of this book, and Professor of Child and Family Studies at Anglia Ruskin University. The majority of the contributors are based at the University of Northampton, and this is very much a team book. Geraldine Davis is Principal Lecturer and Director of the Doctorate in Education at Anglia Ruskin University. She teaches human development, leadership and management and research methodology. She leads the Masters in Early Years Professional Practice and has completed a three year funded study into the impact of graduate leader status on outcomes for children. Her research interests lie in the field of professional learning across the education and health sectors.

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Author : Tim Waller
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 05 May 2014
ISBN : 1473905117
EAN : 9781473905115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 440 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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