What is MyDevelopmentLab?
MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams—resulting in better performance in the course. It provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class performance. And, MyDevelopmentLab comes from Pearson—your partner in providing the best digital learning experiences.
MyDevelopmentLab is available for Lifespan Development, Child Development, Adolescent Development, and Human Sexuality.
- MyDevelopmentLab Overview
- MyDevelopmentLab Video Series
- Video Series for Human Sexuality
- Pearson eText and Chapter Audio
MyDevelopmentLab Overview Back to top
MyDevelopmentLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors with course preparation, content delivery, and assessment.Play video ›
MyVirtualLife Back to top
Raise your child. Live your life. MyVirtualLife allows students to raise a child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of their parenting decisions over time. In a second simulation, students make first person decisions and see the impact of those decisions on their simulated future self over time. MyVirtualLife helps students think critically. Available for Lifespan Development courses in MyDevelopmentLab and standalone.Play video ›
MyVirtualChild Back to top
MyVirtualChild is an interactive simulation that allows students to raise a child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of their parenting decisions over time. MyVirtualChild helps students think critically as they apply their course work to the practical experiences of raising a virtual child. Available for Child Development courses in MyDevelopmentLab and standalone.Play video ›
MyVirtualTeen Back to top
MyVirtualTeen is an interactive simulation that allows students to raise a child from birth to age 18, with a specific focus on the teenage years, and monitor the effects of their parenting decisions over time. By incorporating physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development at several age levels, MyVirtualTeen helps students think critically. Available for Adolescent Development courses in MyDevelopmentLab and standalone.Play video ›
MyDevelopmentLab Video Series Back to top
The MyDevelopmentLab Video Series engages students and brings to life a wide range of topics spanning prenatal through the end of the lifespan. New international videos shot on location allow students to observe similarities and differences in human development across various cultures. Available for Child, Adolescent, and Lifespan Development courses.Play video ›
Video Series for Human Sexuality Back to top
Video Series for Human Sexuality engages students and brings course material to life through a wide range of videos, featuring over 125 carefully selected clips. Drawn from a variety of sources including the Associated Press, ABC News, and Science Central, this video series contains the most recent research, science, and applications in human sexuality. Available for Human Sexuality courses.Play video ›
Pearson eText and Chapter Audio Back to top
Like the printed text, students can highlight relevant passages and add notes. The Pearson eText can be accessed through laptops, iPads, and tablets. Download the free Pearson eText app to use on tablets. Students can also listen to their text with the Audio eText.Play video ›
Assignment Calendar Back to top
The intuitive assignment calendar lets instructors drag and drop assignments to the desired date and gives students an excellent course organizer.Play video ›
Assessment and Gradebook Back to top
Homework and exam assessment help both instructors and students to track progress and get immediate feedback. Automatically graded assessment flows into the gradebook, which can be used in the MyLab or exported.
Personalized Study Plan Back to top
Students’ personalized plans promote better critical thinking skills. The study plan organizes students’ study needs into sections, such as Remembering, Understanding, Applying, and Analyzing.Play video ›
Flashcards Back to top
Students can study key terms and concepts with their own personal set of flashcards.
Instructor’s eText Back to top
Instructors have easy access to videos, readings, and more all in one place within their instructor’s eText.
Class Preparation Tool Back to top
Class Preparation Tool collects the very best class presentation resources in one convenient online destination, so instructors can keep students engaged throughout every class.Launch Tutorial ›