"I think this is an excellent book for childhood and early childhood students, and I can't recommend it highly enough. The authors have captured precisely the challenging issues for students, and this book really helps to develop students' understanding of the importance of knowledge and judgment in their future work with children."
- Elise Alexander, Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies, Roehampton University
Covering all the key themes, different theoretical views and approaches to studying childhood and early childhood, this book guides you through your course, telling you exactly what is expected of you throughout your studies. It will ensure you develop the skills you need to become successful, and key areas covered include:
- Making the transition from personal experience of children, to studying childhood
- Making the most of your lectures
- Writing good assignments
- Learning how to study independently
- Developing your critical thinking
- Drawing on the full range of student resources (people, services, research visits)
- Getting a job in the early years sector
The new edition has been thoroughly updated and now contains:
- A new chapter on placements and visits
- Detailed advice on how to avoid plagiarism
- Full consideration of multi-agency working, throughout every chapter
- Advice on career opportunities and further study
Designed to support students in their studies and beyond, this book is an essential purchase for anyone studying childhood or early childhood.
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