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Test Yourself: Developmental Psychology
Learning through assessment

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September 2011 | 152 pages | Learning Matters
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Test Yourself: Developmental Psychology provides essential learning and practice through assessment for your psychology students. It enables year 1 and 2 undergraduates to assess their confidence and competence and prepare for the types of questions featured in their formal university assessments.

The book includes over 200 multiple-choice and extended multiple-choice questions, carefully designed to assess depth of knowledge. At the end of each chapter sample essay questions are provided, along with further guidance, to complement the multiple-choice questions and further test understanding. In addition, information is provided to help students make sense of their results and identify strengths and weaknesses.

 
Introduction
 
Assessing Your Interest, Competence and Confidence
 
Tips for Success: How to Succeed in Your Assessments
 
Themes, Theories and Key Figures in Developmental Psychology
 
Prenatal Development and Birth
 
Motor and Perceptual Development
 
Attachment
 
Language Development
 
Play and Peer Interaction
 
Cognitive Development
 
Moral Development
 
Identity Development
 
Adulthood
 
Death, Dying and Bereavement
 
Writing an Essay: A Format for Success
 
Scoring Methods in MCQs
 
MCQ Answers

This book is for a more general view of developmental psychology and so not really related to a more sporting field. However I would suggest a very useful tool for those doing a much more broad based course.

Mrs Susan Schofield
Equine, Myerscough College
June 25, 2015

Great resource for students. Good variety of MCQ questions.

Dr Sarah Rose
Psychology & Mental Health, Staffordshire University
November 20, 2014

This is an excellent idea for learning about developmental psychology. The author orients the reader clearly and the organisation of the material flows and builds around a deep knowledge of the subject.

Mr Paul Buckley
Nursing , Bradford University
April 8, 2013

This book has been recommended for supplemental reading on the developmental module at undergraduate level. I found it a very useful source that I feel will help those students wishing to test their understanding and therefore supplement the lecture and test materials used at the university

Dr Sharon Preston
Dept of Health & Social Studies, Bolton University
May 7, 2012

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ISBN: 9780857256577
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