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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205233694ISBN-10 0205233694
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-23365-1ISBN-13 978-0-205-23365-6
Author(s): Wendy L. Dunn; Grace J. Craig
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 624
Description

An interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on culture and family

Using an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes culture and family, Understanding Human Development challenges students to understand development from a broader perspective. Students draw on their own experiences as they weigh the research and ideas presented in the text. This text is ideal for undergraduate courses in Lifespan Development and Human Development.

A better teaching and learning experience

The teaching and learning experience with this program helps to:

  • Personalize Learning — The new MyDevelopmentLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning.

  • Improve Critical Thinking — Students learn to think critically about issues in development, including the influence of cultural.

  • Engage Students — Students are fascinated to learn about the different forms development takes in various cultures.

  • Explore Research —  Detailed description of research studies and findings are featured throughout the text

  • Understand Culture and Diversity— Extensive cultural coverage is woven into the narrative and on vivid display in images.

  • Support Instructors — A complete package of instructors resources is available and the plan for these resources was carefully developed by the text authors to ensure the quality and coverage perfectly matches the content and focus of the text. 

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