Author: Jean-Marc Lawton,Eleanor Willard
Publisher: Hodder Education
View: 8355AQA Approved 'Clear, well laid out and student friendly and I'm confident my students will be well prepared. The real life examples and practise questions are much appreciated'. Ian Thomson, Larne Grammar School. Equip your students with the knowledge and the skills that they need for the new AQA Psychology A-level, with guidance on assessment objectives, clear, comprehensive coverage and activities that consolidate understanding, develop key skills and ensure progression. - Thoroughly engage your students with Psychology at A-level through extensive real-life contemporary research - Ensure students learn and understand content for all the key topics with the clear, accessible style from Jean-Marc Lawton and Eleanor Willard - Helps your students understand the assessment objectives and develop their examination skills with assessment guidance and checks throughout and practice questions - Ensures progression and encourages independent thinking with extension suggestions and activities
Author: Oxford University Press
View: 3206Provides all the essential information students need to know in a visually engaging way along with plenty of activities to develop skills for interpreting and answering exam questions. Encourages students to revise, practice and then apply what they have learnt to fully prepare them for their exams.
AS and A-level Year 1
Author: Michael Eysenck
Publisher: Psychology Press
View: 6412AQA Psychology for AS and A-level Year 1 is the definitive textbook for the new 2015 curriculum. Written by eminent psychologist Professor Michael Eysenck, in collaboration with a team of experienced A-level teachers and examiner, the book enables students not only to pass their exams with flying colours, but also to fully engage with the science of psychology. As well as covering the six core topics students will study, the book includes: Activities which test concepts or hypothesises, bringing theory to life. Key research studies explained and explored, showing the basis on which theory has developed Case studies which show how people’s lives are affected by psychological phenomena Evaluation boxes which critically appraise key concepts and theories Self-assessment questions which encourage students to reflect on what they’ve learnt Section summaries to support the understanding of specific ideas – perfect for revision Exam hints which steer students towards complete and balanced answers Key terms defined throughout so students aren’t confused by new language 200 figures, tables and photos End of chapter further reading to enable students to develop a deeper understanding End of chapter revision questions and sample exam papers to consolidate knowledge and practice exam technique A full companion website with a range of further resources for both students and teachers, including revision aids and class materials Incorporating greater coverage of research methods, as well as key statistical techniques, the sixth edition of this well-loved textbook continues to be the perfect introduction to psychology. Accessible yet rigorous, the book is the ideal textbook for students taking either the AS course or year 1 of the A-level.
Author: Jacqueline Martin,Nicholas Price
Publisher: Hodder Education
View: 6406This title has been approved by AQA Accurately cover the breadth of content in the new 2017 AQA A-level specification with this textbook written by leading Law authors, Jacqueline Martin and Nicholas Price. This engaging and accessible textbook provides coverage of the new AQA A-level Law specification and features authoritative and up-to-date material on the important changes to the law. - Book 1 covers all mandatory units for AS-level and for year 1 of a two-year course. - Important, up-to-date and interesting cases and scenarios highlight key points. - Discussion and activity tasks increase your understanding of more difficult concepts. - Practice questions and 'check your understanding' questions to help you prepare for your exams. Authors: - Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels. - Nicholas Price is an experienced teacher of Law and an A-Level Law textbook author.
Author: Ken Browne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Social Science
View: 3367The essential revision guide for AS and 1st-year A level Sociology from trusted and best-selling author Ken Browne. This indispensable book provides everything you need to revise for the exams, with a clear topic-by-topic layout to recap key theories and central ideas. The revision guide maps perfectly onto Ken Browne’s Sociology for AQA Volume 1 with each topic cross-referenced to the main textbook so you can revisit any sections you need to. The book includes a guide to exam questions – and how to answer them – with sample worked answers showing how to achieve top marks. All specification options are covered, with exam tips throughout the book. With this revision guide to take you through the exam and Sociology for AQA Volume 1 to develop your sociological imagination, Ken Browne provides the complete resource for success in sociology. See also Sociology for AQA Revision Guide 2 for the 2nd-year A level coverage, and visit www.politybooks.com/browne for extra resources.
The Complete Companion
Author: Mike Cardwell,Cara Flanagan
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
View: 9473The unique approach of this book is that it provides comprehensive coverage of only the most popular areas of the AQA A A2 specification: relationships, pro- and anti-social behaviour, biological rhythms, cognitive development, social and personality development, evolutionary explanationsof human behaviour, psychopathology, treating mental disorders, plus issues, debates and approaches. This core textbook offers students the opportunity to improve their grades and have their very own expert to take home the friendly examiner - The Complete Companion!
Author: Michael W. Eysenck
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
View: 662Now in full colour, this thoroughly revised and updated 3rd edition of Psychology for AS Level takes into account all the latest changes to the AQA-A syllabus since the last edition was published. It remains closely mapped to the specification making it ideal for students taking the AS Level Psychology exam. New to this edition is a strong emphasis on exam technique, giving students the best chance possible of the highest grades. A whole chapter is devoted to how to study and how to pass, with an 'Examiner's Viewpoint' written by the Chief Examiner at AQA-A. Throughout the book are hints and tips on picking up marks, and there are constant page references to the summarised content in our companion AS revision guide. Further examination support is provided by our accompanying student website, AS Online, available on a subscription basis to all schools and sixth form colleges that adopt the text. This includes a Student Workbook, interactive exercises, sample essays, interactive multiple-choice questions, a complete Exam Companion and much more. We also provide teacher resources free of charge to qualifying adopters which include a week-by-week teaching plan, sample essays, chapter-by-chapter lecture presentations, and classroom exercises and activities. Please see http://www.a-levelpsychology.co.uk/online for further details of these resources and a demo chapter of AS Online. The book includes coverage of six key areas in psychology: human memory, attachments in development, stress, abnormality, social influence and research methods. It retains the thorough content, volume of features and excellent writing style of previous editions but the layout is now fully structured to improve accessibility. Unlike other A-Level textbooks which focus solely on passing the exam, ‘Psychology for AS Level’ is also designed to foster an interest in the study of psychology as a subject. To this end, the book includes an additional general chapter to introduce the theories and explanations that make psychology a fascinating discipline.
Author: Stephen Ward,Paul Fannon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
View: 5638New 2017 Cambridge A Level Maths and Further Maths resources to help students with learning and revision. Written for the AQA AS/A Level Further Mathematics specifications for first teaching from 2017, this print Student Book covers the compulsory content for AS and the first year of A Level. It balances accessible exposition with a wealth of worked examples, exercises and opportunities to test and consolidate learning, providing a clear and structured pathway for progressing through the course. It is underpinned by a strong pedagogical approach, with an emphasis on skills development and the synoptic nature of the course. Includes answers to aid independent study. This book has entered an AQA approval process.
Author: Nigel Holt,Rob Lewis
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
View: 781This new edition of the Holt and Lewis AQA Psychology textbook offers comprehensive coverage of the new AQA syllabus. Written by two experienced teachers, examiners and textbook authors, this revised edition accommodates the changes to the English AQA specification, with thorough coverage of both AS level and A level year 1. ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, glossaries, web links and exam-style practice questions provide everything students need to learn and succeed. This easy-to-read, visually engaging textbook also features: evaluations of key studies, to encourage reflection and critical analysis, aid understanding and give context; detailed exploration of research methods, to help develop analytical and mathematical skills; ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, practice questions and a section on exam preparation and revision, providing everything students need to prepare for their exams; lists of key terms, QR codes and web links to help explain key issues, carefully chosen images to promote debate and discussion and help ideas stick, colour-coded material for ease of use and checklists to break down everything you need to know for each topic, clearly identified A level only material, enabling it to be easily distinguished from AS material.
Author: Garrett Nagle,Paul Guiness
Publisher: Philip Allan
View: 8720Get your best grades with this Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography Revision Guide. Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced examiners Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness Use specific case studies to improve your knowledge of geographical patterns, processes and changes Get the top marks by applying geographical terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words Use the Revision Guide to prepare for the big day:Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner Use the expert tips to clarify key points Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it Practise your exam skills with exam-style AS and A2 questionsThe Revision Guide also has: Coverage of the whole syllabus, including all 8 options An international focus, including examples and case studies from around the world. Also available: Cambridge International A and AS Level Geography textbook (ISBN: 9781444123166) by Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness and endorsed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. This title has not been through the Cambridge endorsement process.
Author: Cara Flanagan
Publisher: Psychology Press
View: 935This is a comprehensive student revision guide for those taking the OCR AS Psychology exam. It summarises the specification material clearly and attractively, so that information can be easily digested and retained. Packed full of revision tips and techniques, the book includes a number of unique and helpful features: Overviews of the OCR specification content Coverage of all the core studies A separate chapter dedicated to research methods and preparing for the exam A large number of exam-style questions and answers, annotated with teacher comments Separate sections for each unit exam on how to answer questions successfully A comprehensive glossary of important terms and their definitions, to aid understanding of the material. OCR Psychology: AS Revision Guide provides the detailed information which will aid students in their preparation for the exam. Although a companion to OCR Psychology: AS Core Studies and Psychological Investigations, Third Edition, by Philip Banyard and Cara Flanagan, this revision guide can be used alongside any OCR AS-Level Psychology textbook.
Exam Board: AQA: Complete Revision and Practice
Author: Emily Garrett,David Maliphant,Rachael Marshall,Matteo Orsini Jones,Sam Pilgrim,Frances Rooney (Editor of AS/year 1 physics),Charlotte Whiteley,Sarah Williams (Editor of AS/year 1 physics),Jonathan Wray (Editor of A-Level physics)
Category: A-level examinations
Author: Julia Willerton,Jane Willson,Simon Green
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
View: 8292Written for the updated Psychology A specification, our AS Revision Guide provides concise, straightforward coverage of all the AQA AS topics to help prepare your students for the exam. Practical, active approach to help improve revision technique. Exam practice questions, study tips and sample answers. Quizzes to check knowledge and understanding.
Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
View: 1787Themes, Issues, and Debates in Psychology, Third Edition cuts across the traditional boundaries found in most textbooks and syllabuses between broad areas or fields in psychology, bringing together ideas from across the subjects. Because of its thematic approach, the book is of great value to a wide range of students from A level to undergraduate. This new edition contains a completely new chapter on 'positive psychology' and is fully revised and updated. The book also includes summaries, further reading, and lists of useful websites. The book's central aim is to integrate topics, theories, and areas of research that are usually treated as separate and unrelated. This complements the topic-based approach by: broadening discussion of 'traditional' areas, such as personality, abnormal behavior, sex differences, and the history and nature of psychology; and adopting a critical approach to these topic areas. This more critical approach is reflected in the frequent discussion of social constructionism, including the related areas of feminist, critical, and discursive psychology. There is also discussion of philosophical and theoretical issues and debates, such as ethics, free will, and determinism, and consciousness, and the mind-brain relationship. Every chapter includes material familiar to students from other textbooks and from their classes. The book is designed to stimulate critical thinking and to encourage a broader, more integrated approach to essay-writing and seminar presentations. As well as the new chapter on 'positive psychology,' all chapters from the second edition have been fully revised adn updated. With excellent chapter summaries, useful websites, and suggestions for further reading, Themes, Issues, and Debates in Psychology, Third Edition remains an ideal text for all students wishing to view their subject in a way that is more true to our lives.