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Introduction to Language Development 2nd Edition

Scott F. McLaughlin

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1998
  • 528 Pages

Overview

Introduction to Language Development, 2nd Edition, provides the essential terms, concepts, theories, and observations that define our understanding of language development. This text integrates the foundational elements of language development including biological maturation, cognitive development, linguistic patterns, behavioral principles, and social interaction in a readable, engaging way. Clear, concise, and reader-friendly, this text provides an excellent introduction to language development throughout the lifespan.

Scott F. McLaughlin, University of Central Oklahoma

Scott F. McLaughlin, Ph.D. NSSHLA Advisor Honors - awarded by the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, 1990. Honors of the Association - awarded by the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1995. UCO Presidential Partners Excellence in Teaching Award Awarded by University of Central Oklahoma, 1996. UCO Faculty Enhancement Center ¿ Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001-2002 Ambucs National Therapist of the Year ¿ awarded by National Ambucs, 2002 Chairperson, Publicity and Public Relations Committee, Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association, 1989. Chairperson, Ad Hoc Committee on Public School Professional Standards, Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1989-90. Revised Oklahoma teacher certification standards for Oklahoma. President Elect, Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association, 1989. Editorial Consultant, Speech-Language Guidelines in Oklahoma, Okla. State Department of Education, 1990. President, Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association, 1990. Past President, Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association, 1991. Chairperson, Nominations and Elections Committee, Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association, 1991. Editor, Proceedings Journal of the Conference. Oklahoma Speech Language-Hearing Association, 1987 1994. Editorial Consultant, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 1990 present. Chairperson, Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. August 1998-August 2001; Chair 1999-2001. Member, Oklahoma Senate Bill 34 Task Force on Speech-Language Pathology services in the public schools. September 1999 to December 1999. Councilor-at-Large, Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2003-2004
  • Terms are defined in the margins giving you immediate access to definitions.
  • New design makes content more engaging and updated art enhances key concepts.
  • Information related to literacy development has been updated and made more evident.
  • End-of-chapter Practice Questions allow you to test your understanding while detailed answers at the back of the book provide rationales for correct and incorrect answers.
  • Thoroughly revised index makes information more accessible and searchable.
  • Provides a thorough foundation by first defining human communication then exploring models for understanding language development.
  • Examines language development from infancy through school age and beyond for a comprehensive perspective of lifetime language development.
  • Major concepts are introduced, described, and summarized clearly to assist in learning.
  • Numerous margin notes provide additional clinical and practical information in a thought-provoking way.
Chapter 1 The Dimensions of Human Communication
Chapter 2 The Structural Bases of Human Communication
Chapter 3 The Interactive Bases of Human Communication
Chapter 4 Models of Language Development
Chapter 5 The Beginnings - Infant Communication
Chapter 6 Early Language Development – Toddlers
Chapter 7 Pragmatic and Semantic Development in Preschoolers
Chapter 8 Developing Grammar in Preschoolers
Chapter 9 Language and Literacy During the School Years and Beyond
Chapter 10 Language Differences: Diversity and Disorders
Glossary
References
Subject Index

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  • ISBN-10: 0769302653
  • ISBN-13: 9780769302652
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $123.75
  • RETAIL $164.95

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