Child Development and Education (5th Edition)

3.64 avg rating
( 78 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780132486200: Child Development and Education (5th Edition)

Child Development and Education bridges the gap between theory and practice, showing those who teach and care for infants, children, and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to everyday practice. More so than any other text, Child Development and Education not only describes developmental phenomena--for infants through late adolescence--but also faciliates observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create, ensuring that educators can make informed decisions that meet children's and adolescent's needs. 

 

New to the fifth edition is a sensitvity to the cultural and bioecological nature of development.  New features of the text situate children and adolescents in the contexts of their upbringing and articulate the implications of these experiences for educators and other professionals.  Illustrated is the diverse nature of development and how it is influenced by social, environmental, and cultural contexts.

 

Also new to this edition is support for teacher licensure preparation. Teacher candidates are alerted to developmental concepts and theorists they need to know, and are provided practice test questions and case studies to review, demonstrating for them how to prepare for their licensure exam. 

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

"Teresa M. McDevitt" is a psychologist with specializations in child development and educational psychology. She received a Ph.D. and M.A. in child development from Stanford University's Psychological Studies in Education program, an Ed.S. in educational evaluation from Stanford University and a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Since 1985 she has served the University of Northern Colorado in a variety of capacities--in teaching courses in child and adolescent psychology, human development, educational psychology, program evaluation, and research methods; in advisement of graduate students; in administration and university governance; and in research and grant writing. Her research interests include children's listening and communication skills, families, teacher education, and science education. She has published articles in such journals as "Child Development, Learning and Individual Differences, Child Study Journal, Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Youth and Society," and "Science Education," among others. She has gained extensive practical experience with children, including raising two children with her husband and working in several capacities with children--as an early childhood teacher of toddlers and preschool children, an early childhood special education teacher, a scout leader, and a volunteer in school and community settings. When she has the chance, Teresa enjoys traveling internationally with her family, and spending time with her children and husband.

"Jeanne Ellis Ormrod" is an educational psychologist and the author of "Educational Psychology: Developing Learners and Human Learning" (now both in their 4th editions) and coauthor of"Practical Research" (soon to be released in its 8th edition), all published by Merrill/Prentice Hall. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. in educational psychology at The Pennsylvania State University and an A.B. in psychology from Brown University; she also earned certification in school psychology through postdoctoral work at Temple University and the University of Colorado, Boulder. She was Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado from 1976 until 1998, when she moved east to return to her native New England. She is now affiliated with the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches courses in educational psychology. She has worked as a middle school geography teacher and school psychologist, and has conducted research in cognition and memory, cognitive development, spelling, and giftedness. When Jeanne is not teaching, writing, reading professional books and journals, or monitoring the diverse activities of her three grown children, she enjoys-boating, playing racquetball, and walking on the beach with her husband.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

International Edition
Published by International Edition
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description International Edition. Paperback. Book Condition: New. International Edition. Very fast shipping. Receive your book in 2-7 business days if you checkout with expedited shipping. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Bookseller Inventory # in-us-9780132486200

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.63
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

McDevitt, Teresa M.;Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis
Published by U.S.A.: Pearson (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Soft cover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller:
Supernew USA
(Bangkok, ., Thailand)
Rating
[?]

Book Description U.S.A.: Pearson, 2012. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 5th or later Edition. New, International Edition, 5TH Edition . Premium quality books. Ship via FedEx, UPS, DHL. Delivery time is 3-5 biz days. Bookseller Inventory # 0132486202

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
58.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.53
From Thailand to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

McDevitt, Teresa M.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis
Published by Pearson (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Wal-Store
(Frisco, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2012. Softcover. Book Condition: New. ***International Edition***Soft cover/Paperback*** Textbook printed in English. ***Brand New***. Most international edition has different ISBN and Cover design. Some book may show sales disclaimer such as "Not for Sale or Restricted in US" on the cover page but it is absolutely legal to use. All textbook arrives within 5-7business days. Please provides valid phone number with your order with easy delivery. Bookseller Inventory # C9780132486200

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
66.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.01
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

McDevitt, Teresa M., Ormrod, Jeanne Elli
Published by Pearson (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110132486202

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
69.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

McDevitt, Teresa M.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis
Published by Pearson, U.S.A. (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Soft cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Kelowna Books
(Kelowna, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, U.S.A., 2012. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 5th or later Edition. 5th edition. Brand new. Instructor's Review Copy. Same as Student Edition but with different markings on the cover. Bookseller Inventory # 001501

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
104.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Teresa M. McDevitt, Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Published by Pearson (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132486202

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
148.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

McDevitt, Teresa M.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0132486202 ISBN 13: 9780132486200
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
SGS Trading Inc
(Franklin Lakes, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0132486202 New US Edition Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Bookseller Inventory # Z0132486202ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
398.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.93
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds