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Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development, 7th Edition

ISBN10: 1260494179 | ISBN13: 9781260494174
By Allison Buskirk-Cohen
© 2020

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The Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create® includes current controversial issues in a debate-style forma designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This Collection contains a multitude of current and classic issues to enhance and customize your course. You can browse the entire Taking Sides Collection on Create or you can search by topic, author, or keywords. Each Taking Sides issue is thoughtfully framed with Learning Outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction, and an "Exploring the Issue" section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?, Additional Resources, and Internet References. Go to the Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create® at and click on "Explore this Collection" to browse the entire Collection. Select individual Taking Sides issues to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Buskirk-Cohen: Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development, 7/e book for here an easy, pre-built teaching resource. Visit for more information on other McGraw-Hill titles and special collections.

About the Author

Allison Buskirk-Cohen

Dr.Allison A. Buskirk-Cohen is the Chairof the Psychology Department at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA.She had a lead role in developing the curriculum for both the undergraduate andmaster’s programs in counseling psychology. She teaches courses both theundergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of formats (face-to-face,hybrid, and online modes). In her teaching, Dr. Buskirk-Cohen emphasizescritical thinking, problem solving, and experiential learning. She proudlyserves on many university committees. Dr. Buskirk-Cohen’s research focuses on howinterpersonal relationships influence academic success and well-being. She isinterested in how peer and family relationships influences adjustment,particularly during significant transitions. Dr. Buskirk-Cohen also studiesteaching and learning in higher education, focusing on the impact oflearner-centered educational practices. Her work has been published inpeer-reviewed journals and advanced textbooks, and presented at academicconferences around the world. Dr. Buskirk-Cohen holds a master’s degree indevelopmental psychology with a concentration in developmental psychopathologyfrom Teachers College, Columbia University and a doctorate degree in humandevelopment with a specialization in developmental sciences from the Universityof Maryland.

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