A Library Guide (“LibGuide”) has been prepared for many of the courses you will complete at Northcentral University. This guide contains specific articles, websites, and peer-reviewed journals that can help you in preparing your assignments or add to your overall knowledge of the topic. Access the ECE LibGuide for this course.
Markman, R. B. (2014). Pioneers of child psychoanalysis: Influential theories and practices in healthy child development. Read Chapter 8. This resource is important because it defines the lives and theories of Freud and Bowlby and supports child development knowledge.
Films Media Group. (2007). Study of the child: Theories of development, Part 1 [Video file]. Films on Demand. This 29-minute video assesses Piaget's concepts about cognitive stages, the psychoanalytic theories of Erikson and Freud, and Vygotsky's sociocultural model. It inspires teachers and parents to take a whole-child method when putting theory into action.
Magna Systems. (Producer). (2007). Study of the child: Theories of development, part 2 [Video file]. Films on Demand. Watch this video on the theories of childhood development. This 16-minute video is important because it shows how early researchers and philosophers laid the groundwork for modern concepts of elementary school instruction.
Davidson, J. (Director), & Davidson, F. (Producer). (1991). Erik H. Erikson: A life's work [Video file]. Davidson Films. Academic Video Online: Premium. This video discusses the eight stages of the life cycle, as developed by Erikson.
Learning Zone Express. (2009). Child development theorists: Freud to Erikson to Spock . . . and beyond [Video file]. This 21-minute video discusses the work of such theorists as Freud, Erikson, Vygotsky, Montessori, and Bowlby.