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Lifespan Development

By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-61960-231-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2014
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Description
Lifespan Development is designed to help your students understand human growth and development across the lifespan. The contents of this text show that even though not all people are alike, they do go through similar stages of development. Young children learn to walk, talk, spell, jump, and tell jokes. Teens learn to become more independent. Adults take on more responsibilities for themselves and others. Throughout the lifespan, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. The text also includes strategies that promote lifespan health and wellness.
  • Students will learn about the developmental theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, Kohlberg, and beyond.
  • A unit is dedicated to career preparation and opportunities that address career paths in human services and in education and training.
  • Special features throughout the text cover cultural diversity, health, and safety. Case studies are also included in each chapter.
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Text 480 978-1-61960-231-1 $93.28
Lifespan Development is designed to help your students understand human growth and development across the lifespan. The contents of this text show that even though not all people are alike, they do go through similar stages of development. Young children learn to walk, talk, spell, jump, and tell jokes. Teens learn to become more independent. Adults take on more responsibilities for themselves and others. Throughout the lifespan, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. The text also includes strategies that promote lifespan health and wellness.
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  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63126-492-4 $114.56
The Online Student Center for Lifespan Development offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Online Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this special website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. E-flash cards, matching activities, vocabulary games, chapter feature activities, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content.
Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63126-493-1 $145.00

Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Student Center 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.

Workbook 128 978-1-61960-236-6 $21.28
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-238-0 $260.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • National Standards. Correlations to important standards provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook provided in PDF format.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 770 test questions 978-1-61960-239-7 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 17 test banks with a total of 770 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 800 slides 978-1-61960-240-3 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 17 chapters, comprising over 800 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 800 slides 978-1-61960-241-0 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 17 chapters, comprising over 800 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-494-8 $528.00 *

The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Included are the contents of the Online Instructor’s Annotated Workbook, the contents of the Instructor's Resource CD, the Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Human Development
1. An Introduction to Lifespan Development
2. How and Why People Develop and Learn
3. Family Trends Today
4. Pregnancy and Birth
Part 2: Stages of Human Growth and Development
5. Infancy: Newborn to Age 1
6. Toddlerhood: Ages 1 through 2
7. Early Childhood: Ages 3 through 5
8. Middle Childhood: Ages 6 through 10
9. Adolescence: Ages 11 through 19
10. Early Adulthood: Ages 20 through 39
11. Middle Adulthood: Ages 40 through 65
12. Older Adulthood: Ages 66 Plus
Part 3: Strategies Promoting Lifetime Human Development
13. Child and Adult Care Resources for Families
14. Providing for Individual and Family Needs
Part 4: Career Preparation and Opportunities
15. Preparing for Careers
16. Career Paths Education and Training
17. Career Paths in Human Services
Look Inside
Text Update
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Page 16 Correction (PDF, 92 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 561 KB)
Companion Website
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View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Development)
Correlations
Florida
PDF
Teaching Assisting (PDF, 432 KB)
Idaho
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Human Services (PDF, 423 KB)
South Carolina
Tennessee
PDF
Lifespan Development (PDF, 521 KB)
About the Author(s)

Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D. - loves teaching as well as learning. She is a professor at Seattle Pacific University where she encourages students to become creative and successful in their chosen career field. She believes that the mission of family and consumer sciences is the key to a myriad of meaningful and fulfilling careers. Dr. Kato has taught undergraduate students for over 25 years. She currently serves as the Family and Consumer Sciences Department Director. Dr. Kato holds a doctorate in education, a master’s in human ecology, and an undergraduate degree in home economics. She travels extensively spending at least two weeks each year serving in an orphanage, teen home, and prenatal clinic in the Philippines.