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The World of Children free pdf For the undergraduate child development course taught chronologically. The World of Children is a new chronological child development textbook by Joan Littlefield Cook and Greg Cook that helps students connect the science and the practice of child development in a way that can positively change lives. This exciting new text features an active learning system that exposes students to real people facing real world child development challenges, and encourages them to think critically about issues from multiple perspectives. The World of Children demonstrates the practical applications of child development through interviews with a diverse group of real parents (A Personal Perspective) and a variety of professionals (A Professional Perspective) who rely upon child development information in their jobs. Each chapter also spotlights the ways programs, laws, regulations, and other governing aspects of society can affect children (A Social Policy Perspective).

About Joan Cook

Joan Littlefield Cook teaches in the Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. As an undergraduate she majored in Psychology at Tennessee Technological University. She earned a Ph.D. in Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University. Over the last 18 years she has taught courses related to child and adolescent development, educational psychology, and cognitive psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Middle Tennessee State University. Her classes have ranged from large lecture courses (with 300 or more students) to small seminars. Students have always appreciated her knowledge of the field and her ability to present information in a way that is useful, motivating, and friendly. In fact, the Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison voted her as one of their most outstanding professors. Joan's research is on mathematical problem solving and cognitive development. She and her colleagues have published papers in the Journal of Educational Psychology, Intelligence, Cognition

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Author : Joan Cook
Publisher : Allyn
Data Published : 01 December 2006
ISBN : 0205447430
EAN : 9780205447435
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 688 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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