Chapter 10. Methods of Contextual Assessment and Assessing Contextual Methods: A Developmental Systems Perspective

  1. Douglas M. Teti
  1. Richard M. Lerner,
  2. Elizabeth Dowling and
  3. Jana Chaudhuri

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch10

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

How to Cite

Lerner, R. M., Dowling, E. and Chaudhuri, J. (2005) Methods of Contextual Assessment and Assessing Contextual Methods: A Developmental Systems Perspective, in Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science (ed D. M. Teti), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222613

Online ISBN: 9780470756676

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Keywords:

  • contextual assessment;
  • developmental psychology;
  • human development;
  • developmental systems;
  • developmental contextualism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Historical Context of Developmental Psychological Interest in the Context

  • The Context of Human Development: Concepts and Measures

  • The Person[LEFT RIGHT ARROW]Context Relation: Concepts and Methodological Options

  • Methodological Challenges for Studying the Developmental System

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References