Part of the Blackwell Series on
Teaching Psychological Science, this practical, hands-on guide shares ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching lifespan developmental psychology to undergraduates.
Provides a unique wealth of concrete suggestions and a clear roadmap for successfully teaching developmental psychologyLinks chapters to major areas of a lifespan development course, including Research Methods, Teaching Infant Development, and Teaching Adolescent DevelopmentOffers practical, hands-on tips for novice teachers and experienced instructors alikeIncludes sample syllabi and lecture outlines, reading quizzes, critical thinking assignments, and references for helpful videotapes and websites
Elizabeth Brestan Knight is Associate Professor of Psychology at Auburn University. She teaches undergraduate Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Health Psychology, and has taught Child Psychopathology and Child Therapy at the graduate level. In 2005, Brestan Knight was named the Lanier Professor of Psychology. Ember L. Lee received her bachelor s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and her master s degree in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University. She is currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program with an emphasis in Child Clinical Psychology at Auburn University.
Series Editors Preface vii Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii 1. Developing the Course 1 2. Contexts of Development: Research Methods 37 3. Prenatal Development; Labor and Delivery 65 4. Infant Development 87 5. Early Childhood Development 117 6. Middle Childhood Development 139 7. Adolescent Development 155 8. Young Adult Development 167 9. Middle Adult and Older Adult Development 181 10. Death and Dying 205 References 223 Author Index 251 Subject Index 261