Lightfoot, Development of Children, 7e

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LaunchPad contains resources for you and your students. In this tutorial, we'll take a detailed look at both types separately. Let's begin with student resources. Click here to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for Development of Children.

What resources are available for my students?

What resources are available for my students?

From your LaunchPad home page, click Resources, then Content by Type. You'll see a list of all the resources available to your students. We'll now take a closer look at each.

 

Chapter Outlines

Chapter Outlines

Students are provided with basic outlines of each chapter that include all major topics and sub-topics to be covered in the chapter.

 

e-Book

e-Book

LaunchPad’s e-Book integrates the text with an assortment of media-powered learning tools, and a variety of customization options for students and instructors. Worth’s acclaimed e-Book platform was developed by a cognitive psychologist (PhD, Yale University) who taught undergraduate psychology at the University of Massachusetts.

 

FAQs

FAQs

The LaunchPad unit contains an information page for Frequently Asked Questions about Developmental Psychology that answers basic questions about the subject and provides various web links to sites with more information.

 

Flashcards

Flashcards

Virtual flashcards are available for every key term. Students can view these in stack mode, table mode, definitions shown, terms shown, or use quiz mode to test themselves.

 

In the News

In the News

Each “In the News” segment takes a major concept learned in the chapter and relates it to current news stories that are presently being discussed with sources coming from The New York Times, abc News, CNN News, and more.

 

LearningCurve

LearningCurve

Based on the latest findings from learning and research, LearningCurve combines adaptive question selection, personalized study plans, immediate valuable feedback, and state-of-the-art analysis reports. LearningCurve’s unique game-like nature keeps students engaged in the material while helping them learn and remember the concepts. LearningCurve is and is written specifically for each text. A perfect resource for those looking to flip the class, or for instructors who would like students to come to class prepared to discuss the content.

 

Summative Quizzes

Summative Quizzes

Every chapter offers a pre-built summative quiz which is built using pools of questions from each section of the text. This allows students to take the quiz multiple times for practice and receive randomized questions on the same topic. It also allows instructors to use these quizzes for higher stakes as each attempt will offer differing questions on similar material.

 

Video Activities

Video Activities

Worth’s videos span the full range of standard topics for the introductory psychology course, combining both research and news footage from Scientific American, BBC Motion Library, CBS News, and other sources. Our expansive collection of brief clips give students a fresh new way to experience the classic experiments at the heart of psychological science and cutting-edge research conducted by the field’s most influential investigators. The videos bring the concepts in the book to life and make the content more memorable.

 

Videos

Videos

There are a variety of video clips available to accompany the text, highlighting fundamental research, intriguing case studies, and high-impact news events.

 

What resources are available for instructors?

What resources are available for instructors?

From the same screen where you've been viewing student resources, you can scroll down to see those available to instructors. Let's now take a closer look at each.

 

Chapter Figures, Photos, and Tables

Chapter Figures, Photos, and Tables

Instructors are provided with a downloadable folder containing all the photos from each chapter.

 

Faculty Guides

Faculty Guides

Instructors have access to the entire video faculty guide library including Video Tool Kits, Video Collection for Human Development, and Worth International Video Collection for Developmental Psychology.

 

Human Development Video Tool Kit Faculty Guide

Human Development Video Tool Kit Faculty Guide

Instructors are provided with a faculty guide that contains a table of contents including all topics and sub-topics for videos in the Video Tool Kit.

 

Illustration Slides

Illustration Slides

Instructors are provided with a PowerPoint presentation of all the figures from each chapter.

 

Instructor Resources (PDF)

Instructor Resources (PDF)

A PDF version of an Instructor Resources packet that includes lecture outlines, learning objectives, key terms, media resources, discussions, and handouts to aid with student learning is available for each chapter.

 

Instructor Resources (Word)

Instructor Resources (Word)

A Microsoft Word version of an Instructor Resources packet that includes lecture outlines, learning objectives, key terms, media resources, discussion topics, class activities, and assignments to aid with student learning is available for each chapter.

 

Interactive Presentation Slides for Childhood and Adolescence

Interactive Presentation Slides for Childhood and Adolescence

This series of “next generation” PowerPoint lectures gives instructors a dynamic, yet easy-to-use way to engage students during classroom presentations. Each lecture provides opportunities for discussion and interaction, and includes a wide array of embedded video clips and animations.

 

Interactive Presentation Slides for Human Development

Interactive Presentation Slides for Human Development

This series of “next generation” PowerPoint lectures gives instructors a dynamic, yet easy-to-use way to engage students during classroom presentations. Each lecture provides opportunities for discussion and interaction, and includes a wide array of embedded video clips and animations.

 

Journey through Childhood Video Guides

Journey through Childhood Video Guides

Instructors are provided with a faculty guide that contains a table of contents including the topics and sub-topics for all the videos in the Journey through Childhood Videos series, a copy of the student workbook with the answer guide, and a list of suggested further readings.

 

Lecture Slides

Lecture Slides

Each chapter includes pre-assembled PowerPoint presentations that can be used during lectures.

 

Topical Table of Contents

Topical Table of Contents

Instructors are provided with a guide of discussions that is separated by specific aspects of development. The guide breaks topic matter up by the period of development and the characteristic of development.

 

Attachments

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