A Guide to Teaching Development Psychology by Elizabeth Brestan Knight

By Elizabeth Brestan Knight

A part of the Blackwell sequence on Teaching mental Science, this sensible, hands-on advisor stocks rules, guidance, and methods for successfully educating lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates.

  • Provides a special wealth of concrete feedback and a transparent roadmap for effectively instructing developmental psychology
  • Links chapters to significant parts of a lifespan improvement direction, together with learn equipment, educating youngster improvement, and instructing Adolescent Development
  • Offers functional, hands-on counsel for amateur academics and skilled teachers alike
  • Includes pattern syllabi and lecture outlines, interpreting quizzes, serious pondering assignments, and references for priceless videotapes and websites

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By Elizabeth Brestan Knight

A part of the Blackwell sequence on Teaching mental Science, this sensible, hands-on advisor stocks rules, guidance, and methods for successfully educating lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates.

  • Provides a special wealth of concrete feedback and a transparent roadmap for effectively instructing developmental psychology
  • Links chapters to significant parts of a lifespan improvement direction, together with learn equipment, educating youngster improvement, and instructing Adolescent Development
  • Offers functional, hands-on counsel for amateur academics and skilled teachers alike
  • Includes pattern syllabi and lecture outlines, interpreting quizzes, serious pondering assignments, and references for priceless videotapes and websites

Show description

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Popular media examples could be used to describe some of the benefits—and Contexts of Development: Research Methods 43 challenges—related to winning a large amount of money in a lottery. The Nicholas Cage and Bridget Fonda movie, It Could Happen to You (Lobell & Bergman, 1994), about a cop and a waitress who win the lottery could help to promote some discussion on how winning the lottery could influence an individual’s development. The nature vs. nurture controversy A great deal of recent writing has focused on the history and current research relating to the nature vs.

We have shown varied nature/nurture-related items such as a video clip from the science fiction television show Andromeda (Wolfe & Montesi, 2000) starring Kevin Sorbo and a magazine ad for Playskool toys. In the Andromeda episode, children were held captive in a penal colony for a crime committed by their parents before the children were born. The question raised by one of the characters in the episode was whether crime was an inevitable part of these children’s natures or whether the children were held unfairly in the penal colony.

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