Child Development: An Introduction https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260245918.jpeg 15 9781260245912 Thorough. Accurate. Reliable. Engaging. These are just a few words used by adopters and reviewers of John Santrock's Child Development. The topically-organized fifteenth edition continues with Santrock's highly contemporary tone and focus, featuring over 1,000 new citations. The popular Connections theme shows students the different aspects of children's development to help them better understand the concepts. Used by hundreds of thousands of students over fourteen editions, Santrock's proven learning goals system provides a clear roadmap to course mastery.
Child Development: An Introduction

Child Development: An Introduction

15th Edition
By John Santrock and Kirby Deater-Deckard and Jennifer Lansford
ISBN10: 1260245918
ISBN13: 9781260245912
Copyright: 2021
Product Details +
Read more +

Lowest Price

Rent eBook (180 Days)

video thumbnail
video thumbnail

Learn more about the ebook

$50.00

09781260245912

Purchase Options

Students, we’re committed to providing you with high-value course solutions backed by great service and a team that cares about your success. See tabs below to explore options and pricing. Don't forget, we accept financial aid and scholarship funds in the form of credit or debit cards.

McGraw-Hill eBook

  • Rent or purchase for a fraction of the printed textbook price
  • Easily highlight, take notes and search
  • Download the free ReadAnywhere App for offline access and anytime reading
  • Watch a quick video to learn more
  • Note: the eBook does not include access to Connect. If your instructor assigned Connect, click the "Digital" tab.

Rent Monthly 

$9.95/mo


or

Rent (180 Day)

$50.00


or

Lifetime

$80.00

Textbook Rental

  • Rent for a fraction of the printed textbook price
  • Rental transaction occurs through McGraw Hill's authorized rental partner


ISBN10: 1260245918 | ISBN13: 9781260245912

Purchase

$70.00

Loose-Leaf Purchase

  • Purchase un-bound 3-ring binder ready textbook
  • Flexibility and ease of selecting chapters to take where you want to go

What are my shipping options?


ISBN10: 1260425711 | ISBN13: 9781260425710

Purchase

$130.66

Connect

  • Personalize your learning, save time completing homework, and possibly earn a better grade
  • Access to eBook, homework and adaptive assignments, videos, and study resources
  • Download free ReadAnywhere App for offline access to eBook for anytime reading
  • Connect may be assigned as part of your grade. Check with your instructor to see if Connect is used in your course.

See how Connect works >


ISBN10: 1260425746 | ISBN13: 9781260425741

180 Day

$90.00

Connect + Textbook Rental

Receive instant access to:

  • Rent for up to 70% savings on textbook rental
  • Personalize your learning, save time completing homework, and possibly earn a better grade
  • Access to eBook, homework and adaptive assignments, videos, and study resources
  • Download free ReadAnywhere App for offline access to eBook for anytime reading
  • Return, or opt to purchase at end of rental period
  • No-hassle returns with free shipping

See how Connect works >


ISBN10: 1264225806 | ISBN13: 9781264225804

Purchase

$133.00

Connect + Loose Leaf

  • Personalize your learning, save time completing homework, and possibly earn a better grade
  • Access to eBook, homework and adaptive assignments, videos, and study resources
  • Download free ReadAnywhere App for offline access to eBook for anytime reading
  • Purchase un-bound 3-ring binder ready textbook
  • Flexibility and ease of selecting chapters to take where you want to go

See how Connect works >

What are my shipping options?


ISBN10: 1264085893 | ISBN13: 9781264085897

Purchase

$153.33

The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

Program Details

Section 1: The Nature of Child Development
Chapter 1 Introduction


Section 2: Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Perceptual Development
Chapter 2 Biological Beginnings
Chapter 3 Prenatal Development and Birth
Chapter 4 Physical Development and Health
Chapter 5 Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development


Section 3: Cognition and Language
Chapter 6 Cognitive Developmental Approaches
Chapter 7 Information Processing
Chapter 8 Intelligence
Chapter 9 Language Development


Section 4: Socioemotional Development
Chapter 10 Emotional Development
Chapter 11 The Self and Identity
Chapter 12 Gender
Chapter 13 Moral Development


Section 5: Social Contexts of Development
Chapter 14 Families
Chapter 15 Peers
Chapter 16 Schools and Achievement
Chapter 17 Culture and Diversity


McGraw-Hill Education Psychology APA Documentation Style Guide

About the Author

John Santrock

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He has taught at the University of Charleston, the University of Georgia, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology at the undergraduate level. In 2006, Dr. Santrock received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in Teaching Award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology on the contextual aspects of affectively toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Edition; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

Kirby Deater-Deckard

Kirby Deater-Deckard is a Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he serves as graduate program leader in developmental science, and neuroscience and behavior. He also is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and director of the Healthy Development Initiative in Springfield, Massachusetts. He earned his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1994. Dr. Deater-Deckard has authored more than 200 publications that focus on the biological and environmental influences in the development of individual differences in social-emotional and cog¬nitive outcomes in childhood and adolescence. The emphasis of his recent work is on parenting and inter-generational transmission of self-regulation (e.g., executive function, emotion regulation) that uses behavioral, cognitive neuroscience, and genetic research methods. He is principal or co-investigator on several longitudinal studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation. Dr. Deater-Deckard serves as a consulting investigator on several longitudinal research project teams around the globe and is a scientific review panelist for the Institute of Education Sciences (US Department of Education). He is co-editor of the book series, Frontiers in Developmental Science (Taylor & Francis), and serves on editorial boards for journals in developmental and family sciences. Dr. Deater-Deckard’s wife, Keirsten, is a community volunteer, and they have two daughters, Anna, age 22, and Elly, age 15.

Jennifer Lansford

Jennifer E. Lansford is a Research Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy and Faculty Fellow of the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University. She earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2000. Dr. Lansford has authored more than 200 publications that focus on the development of aggression and other behavior problems during childhood and adolescence, with particular attention to how parent, peer, and cultural factors contribute to or protect against these problems. Dr. Lansford leads the Parenting Across Cultures Project, a longitudinal study of mothers, fathers, and children from nine countries (China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States). In addition, Dr. Lansford has consulted for UNICEF on the evaluation of parenting programs in several low- and middle-income countries and on the development of a set of international stand¬ards for parenting programs. She serves in editorial roles on several academic journals and has served in a number of national and international leadership roles, including chairing the U.S. National Institutes of Health Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section; chair¬ing the U.S. National Committee for Psychological Science of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; chairing the Society for Research in Child Development International Affairs Committee; and serving on the Secretariat of the International Consortium for Developmental Science Societies. Dr. Lansford’s husband, Chris, is a surgeon who specializes in head and neck cancer. They have two children: Katherine, age 16, and Nick, age 13.

Affordability

Find out more about our affordable course material programs.

Reduce course material costs for your students while still providing full access to everything they need to be successful. It isn't too good to be true - it's Inclusive Access.

Learn more about Inclusive Access here.

When your students still want a book but don't want to keep it, McGraw-Hill's Textbook Rental program provides students with our latest editions at our most affordable hardcover prices.

Learn more about our Textbook Rental program.

Want more information?

Our Learning Technology Representatives can help.


Connect logo.
Connect logo.

By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.

Learn more

SmartBook® 2.0

Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Learn more

How to Access Instructor Tools for your Course


Your text has great instructor tools – like presentation slides, instructor manuals, test banks and more. Follow the steps below to access your instructor resources or watch the step-by-step video.
  1. To get started, you'll need to visit connect.mheducation.com to sign in. (If you do not have an account, you'll need to request one from your MH rep. To find your rep – visit the Find Your Rep page).
  2. Then, under "Find a Title," you'll search by title, author or subject.
  3. Select your desired title and create a course. (Note – you do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
  4. Then go to your Connect course homepage.
  5. In the top navigation, select library to access the instructor resources that accompany the title.

Accessibility Rubric

Creating accessible products is a priority for McGraw-Hill. We have put in place processes to make accessibility and meeting the WCAG AA guidelines part of our day-to-day development efforts and product roadmaps.

Please review our accessibility information for this specific product.

In future editions, this rubric will be reformatted to increase accessibility and usability.

McGraw-Hill sites may contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are provided as supplementary materials, and for learners’ information and convenience only. McGraw-Hill has no control over and is not responsible for the content or accessibility of any linked website.

For further information on McGraw‐Hill and Accessibility, please visit our accessibility page or contact us at accessibility@mheducation.com