LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT, Third Edition
Megan Clegg-Kraynok, PhD
Ohio Northern University
Kelvin L. Seifert, PhD
The University of Manitoba - Emeritus
Robert J. Hoffnung, PhD
University of New Haven - Emeritus
Michele Hoffnung, PhD
Quinnipiac University - Emerita
Pages: 776 Pages
Copyright Year: © 2017
Formats & Ordering ISBNs:
Paperback (Full Color): 978-1-942041-23-8
Paperback (B/W): 978-1-942041-21-4
Loose-Leaf (B/W): 978-1-942041-22-1
Online Version: 978-1-942041-24-5
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT is a chronologically organized text that presents development from a growth perspective, focusing on continuities and change throughout the lifespan. By illustrating the connections and relationships among all stages, the Lifespan Development allows students to discover that human development is a lifelong process. The Third Edition offers an even stronger emphasis on the lifespan approach to development, as exemplified by four themes: Lifelong Growth, Continuity and Change, Changing Meanings and Vantage Points, and Developmental Diversity.
►Comprehensive coverage of current issues, topics, and scholarly research — The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect current research, theories, and applications.
►Unifying themes integrated throughout the text — The presentation emphasizes four lifespan themes: Lifelong Growth, Continuity and Change, Changing Meanings and Vantage Points, and Developmental Diversity.
►Broad range of examples and applications — The examples and applications presented throughout the text increase the relevance of key concepts and issues for a wide range of students.
►Multicultural coverage — Extensive multicultural content is integrated throughout the text, including “Multicultural View” boxed inserts. These boxes are found in each chapter and highlight issues of development from a cross-cultural or multicultural perspective.
►A critical approach to research — All material is based on a firm understanding of current research in the field, balancing the inclusion of classic and recent studies and presenting research in a manner that is accessible to students.
►An accessible and relevant text that offers a unique narrative — The natural and relaxed writing style promotes the sense of a conversation between the authors and the reader, facilitating student engagement with the content.
►Contemporary design with rich illustration program — Numerous graphs, figures, and tables reinforce the text discussions by providing a visual guide to key concepts.
►Student-friendly pedagogy and features — Each chapter contains a wealth of in-text study aids: focus questions, on-page key term definitions, box inserts, comprehensive chapter reviews, and much more.
►Complete Instructor's Support Package ─ Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Item File, and PowerPoint Lecture Slides.
For Student (Value Series):
Quizlet Study Set
Printable Lecture Guide
PowerPoint Lecture Slides
Online Video Labs w/Student Worksheets