Lifespan Development: International Edition

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Boyd/Bee, Lifespan Development provides the most support for student learning and student success. 


For undergraduate courses in Human Development / Lifespan Development.


Provides strong applications, and integrated learning objectives and assessment. Students who want to know "What does current research say?" and "Why is this important?" will appreciate both the applied nature of this text and the clarity and rigor of the authors' presentation of current research.  An exceptional pedagogical package that ties the textbook to online MyDevelopmentLab study tools complements the student-centered approach of the book and offers students the benefit of frequent self-assessment. 


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“The greatest strengths are No Easy Answers”, “Research Report”, “Policy Questions”, & “The Real World” boxes. The organization of the textbook.”  ~Jeanine Pontes-Boelter, Sonoma State University


“The greatest strengths are the readability, the clear and concise presentation, and the brevity.”  ~ Linda Petroff, Central Community College    


“Engaging and does not overdo the technical language. The themed essays are timely and relevant and would spur student interest and discussion.” ~ Wanda Clark, South Plains College   


“Research is up-to-date and attempts were made to make the information relevant to today's students.” ~ Laura Pirazzi, San Jose State University  


“Clear, readable, interesting, good coverage, and reasonably short for a lifespan text.” ~ Stephanie Stein, Central Washington University     


“The authors do a good job of consolidating information, presenting interesting discussion topics, and providing students with opportunities to test their knowledge.” ~ Alisha Janowsky, University of Central Florida    

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