This text builds on the success of the previous edition. In this edition, Drewery & Claiborne are joined by co-authors who are internationally recognised scholars and researchers in Human Development–which enhances the content by including current and culturally relevant material. It also provides more emphasis on NZ/Maori/Pasifika content and is able to ensure solid conceptual foundation through discussions and interesting contemporary examples. Throughout the book, students will find What do YOU think? activities that encourages students to think about and apply concepts they are learning to their own lives, allowing them to engage with core concepts on a deeper and personal level.Within each chapter features Tutorial suggestions that provide activities and discussion topics designed to promote critical thinking and teamwork skills. They can also be utilised by instructors in tutorials or by students outside the classroom.
Wendy Drewery is Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean Graduate Studies in the School of Education, University of Waikato, Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, Aotearoa/New Zealand, where she teaches in the developmental and counseling programs. She has spent a good part of her academic life working on Integrating critical and constructionist ideas with respectful practice in Professional and intercultural settings. One of her recent projects in this regard involves supporting the development of restorative conferencing in schools. Lise Bird is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Studies in the School of Education at Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. She has taught human development for a quarter of a century. Her teaching and research bring together critical perspective's informed by cultural issues. She is currently researching professional educational psychologists' ideas about individual competence and the 'nature/nurture' question. She has also published recent papers on issues of children's rights. She teaches in the areas of Developmental and Educational Psychology and Diversity Issues in Education.
Chapter: 1What IS human development?
Chapter: 2Development in families
Chapter: 3Methods for studying development
Chapter: 4Parenting and Infancy
Chapter: 5The early years of childhood
Chapter: 6The middle years of childhood
Chapter: 9Young adults
Chapter: 10 The lives of adults at mid-life
Chapter: 11A diversity of older adults
Chapter: 12Reflecting on life and death