An Introduction to Child Development

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9780044480396: An Introduction to Child Development

A text covering the GCSE Psychology: Child Development syllabus and certain areas of BTEC Nursing and Caring and BTEC Social Sciences, which discusses the main theories of child development, the ways in which psychologists investigate and apply their knowledge and which encourages students to evaluate the methods and use some of the techniques in their own project work. The layout of the book is intended to make it suitable for different styles of teaching. The core text includes review boxes with summaries of key ideas for revision, background reading, and extra notes in the margin containing definitions, comments and open-ended questions and exercises.

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This book continues to be very popular amongst those interested in child development both academically and professionally. It is widely used as an introductory text in child development, nursery nursing, psychology, and some access and BTEC and GNVQ courses. It also sells to people who work with children as childminders and interested parents. It is written in a user-friendly, no nonsense style, avoiding unnecessary jargon, and presenting evidence for the various claims about the needs of young children.

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Davenport, G.C.
Published by Collins Educational (1988)
ISBN 10: 0044480393 ISBN 13: 9780044480396
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Collins Educational, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 44480393

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