AQA A Level Sociology Student Book 1 (AQA A Level Sociology)

Author: Steve Chapman,Martin Holborn,Stephen Moore,Dave Aiken

Publisher: Collins Learning

ISBN: 0008158967

Category: Education

Page: 460

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This 4th edition of Collins’ respected AQA A-level Sociology series is updated for the 2015 AQA Sociology specifications. Covering AS and Year 1 of A-level, it will help students master the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their study and engage with contemporary society. This Student Book is approved by AQA.
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Teaching Sociology Successfully

A Practical Guide to Planning and Delivering Outstanding Lessons

Author: Andrew B. Jones

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317279646

Category: Education

Page: 194

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Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way. This practical guide will help you to: improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level; provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology; think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology; gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills; apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts; make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting; deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning; encourage students’ independent learning and revision; connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge; tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics. Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.
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AQA Sociology for A-level

Author: David Bown,Laura Pountney,Tomislav Maric

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471839400

Category: Study Aids

Page: 400

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Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Sociology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Build students' understanding with this concept-driven approach to the 2015 AQA A-level Sociology specification, written by a team of leading subject authors and approved by AQA. - Develop the knowledge required to master Year 1 topics with clear and accessible content coverage - Build confidence in the evaluative skills needed to assess sociological theories and research - Strengthen learning and revision with a wealth of practice and extension questions and activities
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My Revision Notes: AQA A-level Sociology

Author: Laura Pountney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471882675

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Target success in AQA A-level Sociology with this proven formula for effective, structured revision. Key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: - Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage - Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers - Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid My Revision Notes AQA A-level Sociology includes all compulsory topics as well as the optional topics 'Families and households' and 'Beliefs in society'.
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Sociology for AQA Revision Guide 1: AS and 1st-Year A Level

Author: Ken Browne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1509516247

Category: Social Science

Page: 120

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The 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.
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Introducing Sociology for AS Level

Author: Ken Browne

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745635601

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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The second edition of Ken Browne′s highly successful Introducing Sociology for AS–level provides in–depth and up–to–date coverage of the complete specification for AQA AS–level sociology. The first edition of this book was widely praised for its comprehensive coverage, and student–friendly style. In this second edition, all of the chapters have been revised to include new studies, reports and statistics. Key sociological terms are now systematically highlighted all the way through the book, and included in a comprehensive glossary, with fresh questions and activities added to develop and test students′ understanding further. Fuller consideration of issues of identity has been given throughout the text. More detailed advice has been provided on coursework, including a top–mark example to show students exactly what they have to do to achieve the highest grades. What′s more, two authentic exam questions are now included on every topic. Pitched at exactly the right level for AS sociology, the book provides all the tools necessary to help students achieve top grades, and a sound basis for progression to A2. A host of cartoons, photographs, graphs, tables, and spider diagrams help to enliven the text, as well as reinforcing key issues. Web sites and web–based activities are included throughout, encouraging students to engage with the most recent social changes, and developments in sociology. Although it assumes no previous knowledge of sociology, its dedicated and in–depth coverage of all the AQA′s AS topics provides a useful reference tool for the synoptic elements at A2. The second edition of Introducing Sociology for AS Level combines sociological rigour and accessibility in a way unrivalled by any other book at this level. It will be an invaluable resource to anyone following the AQA specifications.
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Advanced Spanish vocabulary

Author: Isabel Melero Orta

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748757794

Category: Education

Page: 104

View: 9092

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"Advanced Spanish Vocabulary" is a reference guide and revision aid for anyone studying Spanish at a higher level. It is suitable for students taking GCE AS/A Level and Higher, as well as those learning Spanish for business purposes. Contemporary words and phrases are arranged in topic based sections. Each section provides the user with an up-to-date collection of essential vocabulary. 'Como ampliar tu vocabulario' in each section encourages the development of vocabulary learning strategies. Also included are comprehensive lists of internet web sites for further research and study, a verb list and a section of general everyday phrases, including language for expressing opinions and talking about youth culture. This second edition provides an fully up-to-date version of the popular reference book for post-16 and adult learners of Spanish. It has been revised to incorporate all the topics specified for A level and to reflect contemporary issues and changes in today's society.
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An Introduction to Sociology

Author: Ken Browne

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745632572

Category: Social Science

Page: 488

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Thoroughly revised and fully updated, An Introduction to Sociology gives concise yet comprehensive coverage of all the topics specified by the GCSE examining boards. The second edition was described by the AQA′s Chief Examiner for GCSE Sociology as establishing ′the standard for textbooks at this level′ – this new edition builds on the book′s existing achievements. New material is found throughout the book, including substantive new sections on gender, identity, citizenship, education, new social movements, poverty and the welfare state, religion, the mass media, work and leisure, and population. The book has been carefully designed to support and extend students′ learning. Each chapter begins with a summary of the key issues to be covered, and goes on to highlight important terms, which are then explained in a clear glossary. Summaries at the end of each chapter, a lively range of new activities and discussion points, the use of websites, as well as helpful suggestions for coursework, all add to the book′s value as a learning and teaching resource. Student–friendly cartoons, tables, diagrams, and photographs – and the re–designed internal lay–out – also enliven the text, making sociology seem exciting and relevant to students of all interests and abilities. The new edition of this highly successful textbook will prove invaluable to anyone taking an introductory sociology course, especially at GCSE and related levels. Students taking AS and A–level – as well as Access, nursing, and health and social care courses – will also find the book provides an easy and fun introduction to studying sociology.
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AQA A-level Economics

Author: Ray Powell,James Powell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471829790

Category: Study Aids

Page: 304

View: 6234

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Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Economics First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Build knowledge of Economics through active learning with the latest Powell textbook, featuring quantitative skills practice and brand new case studies. This textbook has been fully revised to reflect the 2015 AQA A-level specification, giving you up-to-date material that supports your teaching and will enable your students to: - Develop subject knowledge with topic-by-topic support from Ray Powell and James Powell, who both have extensive experience in teaching and examining - Demonstrate awareness of current issues in Economics through brand new case studies that also help build analytical and evaluative skills - Use the language of economics to explain important concepts and issues effectively, with key terms identified throughout the text and glossaries for both microeconomics and macroeconomics - Build quantitative skills with worked examples - Stretch and challenge their knowledge with extension materials - Prepare for exams with practice questions and activities throughout
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