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Childhood : voyages in development

Author: Spencer A Rathus
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This volume introduces the basics of child and adolescent development. The author describes the history, philosophy, and the application of child development techniques. He includes techniques for observing and recording behaviors, communication skills, guidance techniques, developmentally appropriate practices and the role of the teacher in early childhood settings.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer A Rathus
ISBN: 9780495904335 0495904333 9780495904373 0495904376
OCLC Number: 590751029
Notes: Previous ed. 2008.
First ed. titled: Voyages in childhood. 2004.
Description: xxxv, 443, [80] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: [pt 1:] What is child development? History, theories, and methods --
[pt 2:] Beginnings. Heredity and conception --
Prenatal development --
Birth and the newborn baby : in the new world --
[pt 3:] Infancy. Infancy : physical development --
Infancy : cognitive development --
Infancy : social and emotional development --
[pt 4:] Early childhood. Early childhood : physical development --
Early childhood : cognitive development --
Early childhood : social and emotional development --
[pt 5:] Middle childhood. Middle childhood : physical development --
Middle childhood : cognitive development --
Middle childhood : social and emotional development.
Responsibility: Spencer A. Rathus.

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This volume introduces the basics of child and adolescent development. The author describes the history, philosophy, and the application of child development techniques. He includes techniques for observing and recording behaviors, communication skills, guidance techniques, developmentally appropriate practices and the role of the teacher in early childhood settings.

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