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Description - Revel for the Dynamic Child - Instant Access by Frank Manis

For Child Development courses Experience the wonder of the childhood journey Revel(TM) The Dynamic Child provides students the unique opportunity to influence the development of a virtual child, learn developmental science, and experience the wonder of a child growing before their eyes. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel The Dynamic Child affords students a hands-on way to virtually experience child development as they learn. Frank Manis, author and creator of MyVirtualChild, applies the principles of anchored instruction to combine his best-selling technology for child development courses with a compelling, original narrative. By enabling students to make virtual parenting decisions as they engage with developmental systems theories and interactive media, Revel The Dynamic Child makes contemporary child development research and theory both comprehensible and deeply meaningful to students. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780136049746
ISBN-10: 0136049745
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Frank Manis

Professor Frank Manis received his BA from Pomona College in 1975 and PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1981. He is a Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Southern California, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in developmental psychology and literacy development for 34 years. He has published about 70 articles and book chapters on reading disabilities, development of literacy in both the primary and secondary language, and cognitive functioning in special populations of children. Much of this work was funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The major focus of his research has been on the identification of cognitive processes underlying differences in reading skills among children with reading disabilities. Frank reviews for several journals in the field, including Scientific Studies of Reading, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and Developmental Psychology, and was editor of Scientific Studies of Reading for six years. He is also the coauthor of MyVirtualChild (with Mike Radford) and MyVirtualLife (with Janine Buckner), and author of MyVirtualTeen - interactive websites for simulating the processes of child, adolescent, and adult development. Frank was a member of the University of Southern California's Center for Excellence in Teaching from 2006-2009, and received teaching, research, and service awards at his university in 2004 and 2012.

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