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Study of the Child Series

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Catalogue Number:  520166
Producer:  Magna Systems
Subject:  Professional Development
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Educators
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Closed Captions:  Yes


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The series includes:

  • Theories of Development I (27 min.) Copyright 1997 Overview of the theory in action - including cognitive, pyschosexual, pyschosocial, behaviorist, social learning, and sociocultural theories of development. Theorists include: Piaget, Freud, Erickson, Gesell, Skinner, Vygotsky.
  • Theories of Development II (17 min.) Copyright 2007 Gain a deeper understanding of early theorists and the role they played in the history of education. Theorists include: Locke, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, and Froebel. 
  • Observation (29 min.) Copyright 2004 Using the four areas of development: physical, cognitive, language and social-emotional, the viewer is guided through several sequences of naturalistic observation of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • History & Trends (28 min.) Copyright 1997 This program lays out the history of child development, from early philosophies, to changing beliefs about human nature, with a look at the nature-nurture question.

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