Development in the Preschool Years - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123904508, 9781483261225

Development in the Preschool Years

1st Edition

Birth to Age Five

Authors: Thomas E. Jordan
Editors: Allen J. Edwards
eBook ISBN: 9781483261225
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 280
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
72.95
43.99
54.95
Unavailable
Price includes VAT/GST
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

Development in the Preschool Years: Birth to Age Five reports a prospective longitudinal analysis of influences on development in the years from birth to age five. While speculation on the ways in which young children grow tends to be in terms of generalities, this volume emphasizes the role of empirical data in such discourse, and attempts to relate observations to an antecedent set o f quantitative findings. At a more particular level, the investigation considers six aspects of development: motor, intellectual, language, somatic, social, and physical development.
The book is organized into three parts. The first part contains chapters that review of the corpus of longitudinal studies, specific approaches, and recent research; and describe the methods used to generate and analyze the data. The second part provides multivariate regression analyses of the data in six domains while the third part presents a discussion of the findings. The fundamental intent of this investigation is to make a contribution to policy formation for the early years of life.

Table of Contents

Preface 1 Old Man River's Children Introduction The River and the People The Metropolitan Area 2 Longitudinal Studies Terminology Retrospective Study Prospective Study Case Studies and Small Sample Studies Contemporary Design Archival Studies 3 Procedures Introduction The Cohort Variables Gathering and Processing Data Data Subsets Data Analysis 4 Motor Development Introduction Motor Development Hypotheses Measures Results Discussion 5 Intellectual Development Introduction Intellectual Development Hypotheses Measures Results Discussion 6 Language Development Introduction Language Development Hypotheses Measures Results Discussion 7 Somatic Development Introduction Somatic Development Hypotheses Measures Results Discussion 8 Social Development Introduction Social Development Hypotheses Measures Results Discussion 9 Physical Development Introduction Measures Physical Development Hypotheses Results-Height Results-Weight Discussion 10 Discussion Regression Models and Variance Stages of Development Comparative Influences Influences on Child Development Bibliography Author Index Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
280
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483261225

About the Author

Thomas E. Jordan

About the Editor

Allen J. Edwards

Ratings and Reviews