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Catalogue Number:  520043
ISBN Number:  1-55740-396-1
Producer:  Magna Systems
Subject:  Early Childhood Education
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  1997
Running Time:  28
Closed Captions:  Yes

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This module lays out the history of child development, from early philosophies, to changing beliefs about human nature, with a look at the nature-nurture question. It examines the move away from myths and toward scientific investigation, lays out two methods of study, and ends with six overarching principles derived from child development research.

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