Children: A Chronological Approach with MyDevelopmentLab, 3rd Canadian edition is an effective textbook for college students studying child development from a chronological approach. Targeted towards students new to the discipline, the organization and structure help students easily understand the evolution of child development without overwhelming them. Consistent in its presentation, it provides students with a book written in an accessible style that they more apt to read. The text is coupled with excellent and useful supplements further enhancing the learning experience. The terminology of the text is very appropriate for a college student.
The third edition contains more Canadian content that is dispersed throughout the text. Also, a new chapter-opening mini vignette traces the development of a child, Sophie, as she grows up to highlight the major developmental stages and themes.
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Robert V. Kail is Professor of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Kail is editor of Psychological Science. He received the Mccandless Young Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association, was named the Distinguished Sesquicentennial Alumnus in Psychology by Ohio Wesleyan University, and is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. His research focuses on cognitive development during childhood and adolescence.
Theresa Zolner is a child and family clinician, researcher, and author with a primary interest in community and cultural psychology. Dr. Zolner has retained a life-long interest in working with people who have been affected by discrimination, oppression, or objectification in various forms. Dr. Zolner also does scholarly work on Eastern European cultural settlement in Canada and has a special interest in Christian psychology, family spirituality, as well as rural psychology. She is a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at King’s University College.
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Book Description Pearson Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2011. Soft Cover. Book Condition: As New. BRAND NEW factory-sealed softcover, includes MyDevelopmentLab Access Card. Bookseller Inventory # 090156