HDEV is an extremely concise, visually appealing new text that traces development from infancy through late adulthood without any delays or distractions. Spencer Rathus's trademark reader-friendly, effective approach is evident throughout. This brief, affordable paperback includes downloadable flashcards that allow students to study wherever they are, whenever they have time.
Designed for today's students in every detail, this unique solution was developed through conversations, interviews, surveys, instructor reviews, and input from nearly 150 students and faculty members like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title to its engaging, effective content, HDEV ushers in a groundbreaking new genre of life-span development texts that's perfect for modern learners.
Spencer Rathus provides concise coverage of human development. Streamlined chapters, with an average length of just 17-20 pages, make it easy for students to break reading into manageable sections.
Focused, efficient pedagogy Truth or Fiction statements at the beginning of each chapter entice and encourage students to delve into the chapter content by challenging folklore and common sense beliefs. Truth or Fiction Revisited sections close the loop on the issues raised. Learning Objectives in each chapter opener focus study and keep students on track. Occasional, brief feature boxes present high interest applied topics. Other than this targeted pedagogy, the book is free of clutter that can distract students