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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence- Vantage Digital Option
An Active Learning Approach

Second Edition


October 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-2847-2

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Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers the trusted content from Levine's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition


Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. The Active Learning features foster a dynamic and personal learning process for students. Within each chapter, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. Pedagogical features help students discover the excitement of studying child development and equip them with skills they can use long after completing the course.

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KEY FEATURES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT FROM INFANCY TO ADOLESCENCE, SECOND EDITION

  • Enhanced Test Your Knowledge features include videos of students answering select true/false questions with follow-up commentary by the authors.
  • Approximately 1,500 new references reflect cutting-edge topics such as the Zika virus and prenatal development, educational apps and children’s learning, selfies and narcissism, and transgender and gender-nonconforming children and teens.
  • A streamlined organization of cognitive development chapters provides more continuity in the coverage of the basic cognitive processes: attention, memory, executive function, and social cognition.
  •  Expanded coverage of cultural diversity, including topics such as intersectionality and neurodiversity, helps instructors be more inclusive in presenting a broad range of possible developmental pathways.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each section prompt students to apply and integrate what they’ve read in order to expand their understanding of the material beyond memorization.
  • Increased focus on positive psychology and positive youth development aligns with the field’s movement toward a model that looks more closely at the strengths and protection factors in development, which has influenced how professionals work with children and families.
  • Continuity between chapters and topics has been enhanced through references to information from previous chapters or alerts for information in upcoming chapters.
  • A hallmark active learning approach engages students in personal, real-world applications of research and theory throughout each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening Test Your Knowledge assessments, revisited within the chapter, help students address common misconceptions about the field.
  • Journey of Research sections illuminate how research evolves and informs new ideas on key child development topics.
  •  Active Learning content demonstrates a wide range of activities, from actions students can try themselves to interactions with infants, children, and adolescents.

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