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Author Smith, Peter K.

Title The ecology of preschool behaviour / Peter K. Smith and Kevin J. Connolly
Published Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980


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Description xii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction: research perspectives; 2. Research philosophy and methods; 3. Preschool behaviour and the physical environment: a review; 4. Number of children in the group; 5. Amounts of space and play equipment; 6. Subsidiary studies on physical resources; 7. Preschool behaviour and the physical environment: comparison of the separate studies with each other and with previous research; 8. Studies of preschool curricula and staff: child ratio: a review; 9. A comparison of structured-activities and free-play conditions; 10. Variations in staff: child ratio in structured-activities conditions; 11. Structured activities in the preschool: comparison of present studies with previous research; 12. Implications and applications; Appendices; Bibliography; Author index; Subject index
Analysis Child psychology
Education, Preschool
Play groups
Children, 3-5 years Behaviour Effects of playgroups
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 363-376
Subject Child psychology.
Education, Preschool.
Play groups.
Child Psychology [MESH]
Psychology, Child.
Nurseries [MESH]
Author Connolly, Kevin J., 1937- author
LC no. 79042647
ISBN 0521223318