Exploring Lifespan Development Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with eText -- Access Card PackageLaura E. Berk (author)
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This shorter, essentials version of Berk's best-selling Development Through the Lifespan, 6/e, covers the same topics and contains the same number of chapters, but presents only the essential information with an exceptionally strong emphasis on applications. Exploring Lifespan Development includes all the features Berk's texts are known for: Engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, cutting-edge consideration of the interrelationships between heredity and environment, rich examples, the most up-to-date research, and practical applications that help students relate the subject to their personal and professional lives.
Authored by Laura Berk, MyDevelopmentLab for Exploring Lifespan Development engages students through personalized learning, and helps them better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams. It also helps instructors with course preparation, content delivery, and assessment. MyDevelopmentLab includes extensive video footage, multimedia simulations, "Careers in Development," and interactive activities-all produced by the author and unique to Exploring Lifespan Development.
0205968961 / 9780205968961 Exploring Lifespan Development Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:
0205909744 / 9780205909742 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Laura E. Berk
0205957382 / 9780205957385 Exploring Lifespan Development
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 1293 g
Dimensions: 272 x 213 x 23 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
"One of the best textbooks I have ever reviewed. You do a great job of using research-based material, provide clear statements describing complicated issues, provide useful summaries, and write in a way that enhances student interest and learning."- Dale Lund, California State University, San Bernardino
"Berk's textbook provides a structured and interesting journey though life. The students feel engaged and challenged. I feel confident that they will leave my course knowledgeable about social, developmental, emotional, cognitive, and neurological dimensions of being a developing human."-Carla Bluhm, College of Coastal Georgia
"The writing style is extremely fluid, easy to read, and engaging."-Cheryl Anagnopoulos, Black Hills State University
"The research is absolutely current, relevant, and well-integrated throughout the text."- Lori Bica, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
"Laura Berk has included more diversity content (in both regular text and various boxes) than in any other comparable text. Bravo for Berk."-Tracie Blumentritt, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
"Laura Berk's text includes the most comprehensive, up-to-date information. Her presentation of research-based content is enhanced with real-life examples with which students can identify. The text is a fascinating read that delves into multicultural content and controversial issues related to all aspects of human development." - Holly Beth Beard, Midlands Technical College
"The coverage of research and information relevant to cross-cultural differences ... highlights how another culture's practices might reflect an improvement over the ones that are familiar to us."-Debra McGinnis, Oakland University
"This text does a good job of highlighting some of the more positive aspects related to aging."-Melinda Heinz, Iowa State University,
"The tables, charts, photos and ... specific pedagogical tools enhanced the experience rather than being a distraction."- Joseph Kishton, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
"I think students need stories to serve as frameworks for thinking about developmental concepts, and this text provides that."-Mary Ann Erickson, Ithaca College
"I have happily used various editions of Laura Berk's text for more than ten years. Popular with students and faculty alike, Berk's work is thoroughly grounded in robust scientific research and is readable, timely, and interesting." - Ann Kaiser Stearns, Community College of Baltimore County