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EDUC 6160 Early Childhood Development: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6160 Course Readings


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Bergen, D., & Fromberg, D. P. (2009). Play and social interaction in middle childhood. Phi Delta Kappan, 90(6), 426–430.

Cowan, P. A., & Cowan, C. P. (2007). Attachment theory: Seven unresolved issues and questions for future research. Research in Human Development, 4(3/4), 181–201. DOI: 10.1080/15427600701663007

Easterbrooks, M. A., Driscoll, J. R., & Bartlett, J. D. (2008). Resilience in infancy: A relational approach. Research in Human Development, 5(3), 139–152. DOI: 10.1080/15427600802273987

Engle, P., Black, M., Behrman, J., De Mello, M., Gertler, P., Kapiriri, L., et al. (2007). Child development in developing countries 3: Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world. Lancet, 369(9557), 229-242.

Evans, M. (2010). With feeling. Nursery World, 110(4240), 14-15.

Goldman, B. (2007). Reproductive medicine: The first cut. Nature, 445(7127), 479–480.

Grantham-McGregor, S., Cheung, Y. B., Cueto, S., Glewwe, P, Richter, L., Strupp, L., & International Child Development Steering Group. (2007). Child development in developing countries 1: Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries. The Lancet, 369(9555), 60–70.

Groves Gillespie, L., & Hunter, A. (2008). Emotional flooding: Using empathy to help babies manage strong emotions. Young Children, 63(5), 46–47.

Groves Gillespie, L., & Hunter, A. (2010). Believe, watch, act!: Promoting prosocial behavior in infants and toddlers. Young Children, 65;(1), 42–43.

Hamlin, J. K., Wynn, K., & Bloom, P. (2007, November 22). Social evaluation by preverbal infants. Nature, 450(7169), 557–559.

Joseph, G. E., & Strain, P. S. (2003). Enhancing emotional vocabulary in young children. Young Exceptional Children, 6(4), 18–26.

Kaplow, J. B., Saxe, G. N., Putnam, F. W., Pynoos, R. S., & Lieberman, A. (2006). The long-term consequences of early childhood trauma: A case study and discussion. Psychiatry, 69(4), 362–375.

Lieberman, A. F., & Knorr, K. (2007). The impact of trauma: A developmental framework for infancy and early childhood. Psychiatric Annals, 37(6), 416–422.

Miller, E., & Almon, J. (2009). Crisis in the kindergarten: Why children need to play in school. Education Digest, 75(1), 42–45.

Newson, A. J. (2008). Ethical aspects arising from non-invasive fetal diagnosis. Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 13, 103–108.

Ranson, K. E., & Urichuk, L. J. (2008). The effect of parent-child attachment relationships on child biopsychosocial outcomes: A review. Early Child Development and Care, 178(2), 129–152.

Rutland, A., Abrams, D., & Cameron, L. (2007). Children's attitudes towards nonconformists: Intergroup relations and social exclusion in middle childhood. International Journal on School Disaffection, 4(2), 45–52.

Saey, T. H. (2008). Dad’s hidden influence. Science News, 173(13), 200–201.

Walker, S., Wachs, T. D., Gardner, J. M., Lozoff, B., Wasserman, G. A., Pollitt, E., Carter, J. A., & International Child Development Steering Group, (2007). Child development in developing countries 2: Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries. The Lancet, 369(9556), 145–157. 

Warneken, F., & Tomasello, M. (2009). The roots of human altruism. British Journal of Psychology, 100(3), 455–471.

Warner, L. (2008). “You’re it!”: Thoughts on play and learning in schools. Horace, 24(2), 1–6. (EJ849821) — To get this item, click "Full Text From ERIC" next to "Availability" in the article information.

Other Readings

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