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Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY)
September 22, 2012... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] There is now a substantial body of evidence that highlights the importance of the early/ preschool years in predicting a child's developmental trajectory and later-life outcomes. In the early years the architecture of the child's brain is being formed and is extremely...
Digital Natives?: New and Old Media and Children's Language Acquisition
September 22, 2012... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) presents a rare research opportunity. Not only does the study allow us to see how children's language develops as they grow, but it also provides information specific to the generation of...
Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: The First Decade of Life
September 22, 2012... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] With the release in August 2011 of the fourth wave of Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), Australia now has national longitudinal data on children's development for the first decade of children's lives. Longitudinal surveys...
September 22, 2012... The articles of this edition of Family Matters are mainly based on presentations from the Growing Up in Australia and Footprints in Time Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) and Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) Conference that took place from 15-16 November 2011 in...
September 22, 2012... Accurately tracing the pathways that people take through life requires looking at the same individuals across time--a longitudinal research approach. Such research provides the method of choice for understanding both what stays the same, as well as what changes, over the course of life....