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Schwandt, Darrel M.

Overview
Works: 95 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 717 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  History  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Director
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Darrel M Schwandt
The Ecology of development( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factors such as biological inheritance, temperament, caregiving, family, peers, schooling, culture, and history are introduced. Four levels of the environment are defined and illustrated: micro, meso, exo, and macrosystems
Risk and resilience( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows different cultures and different child-rearing practices. Compares the poverty of the children in Baka and the materiality of U.S. children. Discusses how these different conditions affect child growth
Symbol formation and the acquisition of language( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores children's capacity to learn symbols as a first step to acquiring lannguage. Through observations of a deaf family who converse in American sign language, & visits to a family with a child learning to speak, we are shown how language facilitates self-awareness & builds a child's understanding of the world
Family stress : the child's perspective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews research results on the effects of divorce on children. Also shows a Russian family on the edge of divorce
Evolution, environment and growth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the interaction of biological and environmental forces in relation to the growth and development of children
Individual differences and developmental milestones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mental, physical, and emotional development of infants
The Chinese : a national telecourse featuring the Heart of the dragon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This telecourse is designed to introduce the Chinese people in their search for a Chinese pattern of modernity. To understand Modern China there must be an appreciation of traditional China. Recent changes have brought about a resurgence of traditional ways even as new problems appear. This course brings together the nation's foremost China experts and the spectacular photography of the PBS series The Heart of the dragon
Overview of Chinese history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the time from Confucius through Emperor Chin and his terra-cotta army, the Tang dynasty, and the wars with Japan
Concepts, memories, and categories( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes and presents various scientific theories of the brain's development throughout childhood. Examines the universality of the cranial changes which occur in all children between the ages of five and seven
Nature and nurture interwoven( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of the environment and heredity in child development. Also addresses relationships within the family
Prenatal development and the birth process( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of the human fetus and different aspects of childbirth
Worlds of childhood by Worlds of Childhood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many manifestations of childhood, infancy, toddlerhood, preschool, school age, adolescence, as well as childhood as experienced in different cultures, historical periods and levels of industrial development
Development and diversity( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the historical, cultural, and individual diversity of childhood; what development is and how it occurs; the significance of the prolonged period of human infancy and childhood
Day care and the preschool experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the problems involved with setting up good day care for families with working parents in the United States. It explores the problems finding quality day care and what other nations do about day care and how successful their programs are. It also gives a brief history of day care in modern society and while also discussing the role of women in childrearing
Friendship, gender and morality( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the nature & functions of friendship, focussing on the role of peer relationships & games with rules in the development of morality. Research on gender differences in middle childhood is examined as Guatamalan girls washing clothes, Baka boys helping their fathers fell trees, & girls around the world playing handclapping games are observed
Learning and achievement( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role that learning plays in the lives of children, the functions of schooling & children's orientation toward mastery & achievement are addressed as events surrounding the child's first day of school in Japan, Russia, Brazil & the U.S. are observed. Variables that enhance learning & promote competence are discussed
Culture, time and place( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how language, school and the interactions of everyday life are vehicles of enculturation that communicate values, beliefs, attitudes and expectations to children. Shows examples from traditional societies and modern industrialized societies in East and West
Family life and the active child( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the family as a context of development, showing how it brings the wider world home to children and how it sometimes serves as a place where society's failings can begin to be reversed. Christmas spent with the Gholstons of New York and family interaction at the Popovs' home in Moscow provide background for an overview of issues relating to family structure and dynamics
Poverty, child health and child labor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the socioeconomic factors that have historically played a powerful role in children's lives, contrasts decline in infant/child mortality & child labour in industrialised societies. Child labour in Guatemala provides one of several examples of the harsh economic circumstances in which many children still live
Gender, self and other( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of the family in the development of gender roles, moral emotions, prosocial behaviour & self concept are considered. Observes Children's Day in Japan, and boys & girls paying in a day care centre, and discusses the ways children's behaviour outside family depends on how they have learned to act toward those in it
 
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English (67)