Covering all 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 be successful. 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.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated and now contains: a new chapter of placements and visits; detailed advice on how to avoid plagiarism and 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 and early childhood.
K. Sambell, M. Gibson and S. Miller