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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health  (various open licenses) Editors: Dr Gerrit van Schalkwyk and Andreas Witt, Dipl.-Psych., Dr. phil.

International Journal of Adolescence and Youth  (various open licenses) Editor: Prof. Peter Appelbaum – Arcadia University, USA

International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies  (various open licenses) Editor-in-Chief: Doris Kakuru, University of Victoria, CA

Journal of Youth Development (CC-BY)  Publisher: University Library System, University of Pittsburgh


Human Growth and Development Question Library  by Cotter, Fisk and Grissett, 2018 – Galileo (CC BY-SA)

This set of questions for use with quizzes and tests was created under a Round Four ALG Textbook Transformation Grant with an accompanying PowerPoint lecture set. The course uses the free and open Human Development sections of Boundless Psychology.

Lifespan Development  by Lumen Learning (Varied Licenses – terms of each page must be reviewed)

Includes: PowerPoint Slides, Test Bank, and Instructor Manual (Free registration and/or login required for all). This appears to be a complete book (although it does not appear to have a link that will facilitate download or printing). In addition to the faculty resources (which you can request access to), there are pre-recorded lectures and study guides. Finally, there are a variety of relevant videos.

Human Development  by Callahan, Dose, Wright, Pace, Earl, and Nummerdor, 2020 – Georgia Highlands College (Varied Licenses)

Instructor resources – discussion questions, video links. Test bank available upon request


Child Growth and Development Canadian Edition  (CC-BY-NC-SA) by Tanya Pye; Susan Scoffin; Janice Quade; and Jane Krieg

Human Growth and Development  by Newton, 2022 – Pressbooks (CC BY)Students learn the stages of the human life span: prenatal, infancy, toddlerhood, middle childhood, adolescence, adulthood, late adulthood, and death/dying. For each stage of the life span, students examine cognitive, language, emotional, social, personality, and physical development. In addition, students explore the procedures used to conduct research about human development.

Introduction to Psychology: The Full Noba Collection (CC BY-NC-SA) by Robert Biswas-Diener and Ed Diener, University of Utah

Introduction to Sociology  (CC-BY-SA) by various.

Lifespan Development by Lumen Learning  and adapted by Randa Elgendy, Jenna Ernst, and Michelle Gagnon – from Lumen Learning (CC-BY)

The contents of this course are based on materials published in the Open Source Library by Linda Overstreet. These materials were originally published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution License (you can review the license at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). The original version of
the materials as published as Psyc 200 Lifespan Development may be accessed for free at http://opencourselibrary.org/econ-201/. Significant enhancements and revisions have been made by the Lumen Learning Team.

Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective   (CC BY-NC-SA) by Martha Lally, College of Lake County and Suzanne Valentine-French, College of Lake County. Chapter narration files (Andrea Pantoja Garvey, 2022) (CC BY-NC-SA) are available in Canvas Commons.

Psychology through the Lifespan  by Alisa Beyer and Julie Lazzara, 2020 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Downloadable and viewable at the site. Age-based approach textbook for lifespan developmental psychology course, updated summer 2020.  Google slides (CC BY-NC-SA) developed by Fernando Romero are available.

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