The Encyclopedia of Human Development and Education

Theory, Research, and Studies

Edited by

  • R.M. Thomas, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

This Encyclopedia is a collection of 100 articles which examine various theories and aspects of human development and their significance for education, child raising, and counselling practices throughout the world.
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Audience

For counsellors, educational administrators, all students, teachers, and researchers in the field as well as scholars from outside the field.

 

Book information

  • Published: March 1990
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-033408-0


Table of Contents

Section headings: Preface. Background Issues. General Theories of Human Development: (a) Secular Theories. (b) Theories Embedded in Religious Traditions. Stages and Rates of Development: (a) Definitions of Stage and Rate. (b) Seven Stages of Life. Intellectual Development: (a) Mental Development in General. (b) Learning Processes. (c) Varieties of Intellectual Development. Psycho-Physical Development: (a) Influences on Psycho-Phsycial Development. (b) Developing Vision and Hearing. (c) Special Issues in Physical Development. Social and Cultural Interactions with Development: (a) Socialization and Acculturation. (b) Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior. (c) Factors affecting Socialization. Contributors index. Name index. Subject index.