BUNDLE: Levine: Child Development 2e + Hettich: Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology-Paul I. Hettich, Laura E. (Ellen) Levine

  • Title: BUNDLE: Levine: Child Development 2e + Hettich: Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology
  • Author: Paul I. Hettich, Laura E. (Ellen) Levine
  • Released: 2013-09-09
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  • Pages: 0
  • ISBN: 1483350843
  • ISBN13: 978-1483350844
  • ASIN: 1483350843


About the Author

Laura E. Levine received her Ph.D. in developmental and clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. After working as a clinical psychologist for 10 years, she moved to Connecticut and was a stay-at-home mother of her two children. She returned to academia in 1994 and has been teach¬ing child psychology and life span development for over 15 years at Central Connecticut State University, where she is a professor in the Department of Psychological Science. Her research on the social development of young children and on the relation of media use to attention difficulties has appeared in Developmental Psychology, the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Infant and Child Development, Computers and Education, and CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking Her research on the scholarship of teaching and learning can be found in New Directions for Teaching and Learning, College Teaching, and the International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Paul I. Hettich received his PhD in general Experimental Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Subsequently he was program evaluator for the federally funded Cooperative Education Research Laboratory, Inc. At the Intext Corporation he worked as an applied research scientist managing driver behavior research and training contracts. His experiences in military, non-profit, and corporate settings gave him a “real-world” perspective for a 35-year career at Bara College (later Barat College of DePaul University) where he taught various psychology courses, chaired the department, and served in administration as academic dean, grants writer, and institutional researcher. He completed a post-doctoral summer session in program evaluation at Northwestern University and subsequently directed the evaluation of a three-year federally funded Women in Leadership Learning program at Barat College. He was a member of the Danforth Foundation for Teaching excellence and the first recipient at Barat College of the Sears Roebuck Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership. He has several professional presentations—nationally and internationally—as well as publications on diverse topics such as study skills, professional development of faculty, teaching methods, program evaluation, cognitive development of college students, and workplace readiness. He is a Fellow in Divisions 1 (General Psychology), 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology), and 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and a Life Member of the Midwest Psychological Association.

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