HDEV (with MindTap, 1 term Printed Access Card),
6th Edition

Spencer A. Rathus

ISBN-13: 9780357602072 | ISBN-10: 0357602072

Copyright 2020

| Published 2020

List Price USD $106.00


Learn Life-Span Development YOUR Way with HDEV! HDEV’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, HDEV MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.

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Meet the Authors

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Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy and sexual dysfunctions. The author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, he has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.

  • Your course. Your content. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • NEW MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • A dedicated team, whenever you need them. MindTap isn’t just a tool; it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we’ll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester—and beyond.
  • Empower your students to reach their potential. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • Access everything you need in one place. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently videos, quizzing, and interactive assignments throughout the reading. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for instructors, HDEV with MindTap engages students of all generations and learning styles and integrates seamlessly into your course--setting the stage for thinking critically about Life-Span Development.
  • Every 4LTR Press print title comes complete with an engaging textbook, and access to MindTap- including study tools, instructional and assessment content, and the full text narrative. Also available in an online-only option, students have their choice of format, delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of students’ workflow and learning styles, all at an affordable price.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format-- increasing the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

Table of Contents

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1. History, Theories, and Methods.
2. Heredity and Prenatal Development.
3. Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World.
4. Infancy: Physical Development.
5. Infancy: Cognitive Development.
6. Infancy: Social and Emotional Development.
7. Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
8. Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.
9. Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
10. Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.
11. Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development.
12. Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development.
13. Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
14. Early Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
15. Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
16. Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
17. Late Adulthood: Physical and Emotional Development.
18. Late Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
19. Life's Final Chapter.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Instructor's Companion Website for Rathus' HDEV 6

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual and more. Instructor Tear-Out cards that appeared in the book in previous editions are now available to print here.

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HDEV (with MindTap, 1 term Printed Access Card)

  • ISBN-10: 0357602072
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