Author: Peter Warne,Chris Walker
Publisher: Philip Allan
Category: Study Aids
Don't let your students miss out on easy marks, prepare them for those Maths questions with this essential guide. Written specifically to build students' confidence in maths and to prepare them for the more challenging mathematical requirements which make up 15% of the new DT specifications. - Improve confidence with structured progression of worked examples, guided and non-guided questions, and worked solutions for every question - Strengthen students' maths skills and subject understanding with worked examples and practice questions all embedded in the subject context - Develop exam confidence with exam-style maths questions - An essential tool throughout the AS and A Level course with every maths skill mapped to subject topics, and applicable to every major exam board - Reviewed by subject and maths expert Glyn Granger (former D&T chief examiner)
Author: Jean-Marc Lawton,Eleanor Willard
Publisher: Hodder Education
AQA 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: Matt Jarvis,Julia Russell,Lizzie Gauntlett,Fiona Lintern
Written by leading psychology authors, this textbook precisely matches the OCR AS psychology specification and has been reviewed and trialled by a panel of OCR teachers.
Author: Craig Roberts,Cathy Rowe
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Directly matching the 9990 Cambridge syllabus, this essential resource prepares learners for assessment, whilst also embedding the high-level skills central to success in higher education.
Author: Craig Adam
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This text is an accessible, student-friendly introduction to the wide range of mathematical and statistical tools needed by the forensic scientist in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of experimental measurements. From a basis of high school mathematics, the book develops essential quantitative analysis techniques within the context of a broad range of forensic applications. This clearly structured text focuses on developing core mathematical skills together with an understanding of the calculations associated with the analysis of experimental work, including an emphasis on the use of graphs and the evaluation of uncertainties. Through a broad study of probability and statistics, the reader is led ultimately to the use of Bayesian approaches to the evaluation of evidence within the court. In every section, forensic applications such as ballistics trajectories, post-mortem cooling, aspects of forensic pharmacokinetics, the matching of glass evidence, the formation of bloodstains and the interpretation of DNA profiles are discussed and examples of calculations are worked through. In every chapter there are numerous self-assessment problems to aid student learning. Its broad scope and forensically focused coverage make this book an essential text for students embarking on any degree course in forensic science or forensic analysis, as well as an invaluable reference for post-graduate students and forensic professionals. Key features: Offers a unique mix of mathematics and statistics topics, specifically tailored to a forensic science undergraduate degree. All topics illustrated with examples from the forensic science discipline. Written in an accessible, student-friendly way to engage interest and enhance learning and confidence. Assumes only a basic high-school level prior mathematical knowledge.
Author: Peter Barry,Warren Barry,Tony Muir
First in a seven book series for primary school children, based on recent developments in the maths curriculum. Covers the strands number, space, measurement and chance and data. Presents structured work units designed to reinforce previously learnt concepts and processes.
Author: Andy Mottershead,Alex Grant,Judith Kelt
Publisher: Hodder Education
Category: Business & Economics
- Guides students through the new course and assessment structure with advice at the start of the book to help them understand what's required - Enables students to put their knowledge in context and helps them start analysing business data with case studies of real businesses included throughout - Prepares students for assessment with the 'Your turn' feature that contains practice questions including multiple choice, case study and data response, and those that test their quantitative skills
Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Themes, 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.
Opening Doors to Student Understanding
Author: Jay McTighe,Grant Wiggins
What are "essential questions," and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What's so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students' discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the content. Whether you are an Understanding by Design (UbD) devotee or are searching for ways to address standards--local or Common Core State Standards--in an engaging way, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins provide practical guidance on how to design, initiate, and embed inquiry-based teaching and learning in your classroom. Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of EQs in all K-12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education. As an important element of their backward design approach to designing curriculum, instruction, and assessment, the authors *Give a comprehensive explanation of why EQs are so important; *Explore seven defining characteristics of EQs; *Distinguish between topical and overarching questions and their uses; *Outline the rationale for using EQs as the focal point in creating units of study; and *Show how to create effective EQs, working from sources including standards, desired understandings, and student misconceptions. Using essential questions can be challenging--for both teachers and students--and this book provides guidance through practical and proven processes, as well as suggested "response strategies" to encourage student engagement. Finally, you will learn how to create a culture of inquiry so that all members of the educational community--students, teachers, and administrators--benefit from the increased rigor and deepened understanding that emerge when essential questions become a guiding force for learners of all ages.
Succeeding in Your Degree
Author: Richard Freeman,Antony Stone
'For anyone starting a degree this is a useful concise guide to what's in store throughout the first year and beyond' - The Psychologist Study Skills for Psychology has been shaped around a typical Psychology student's journey. Beginning with an overview of the nature of the degree and advice about what needs to be sorted out in the first few weeks of the course, this book tackles how to get the most from your lectures, exam preparation and project development, right through to contemplating and investigating future career options. This highly accessible guide is designed to help you meet the challenges and reap the rewards of your degree by introducing a range of study skills and providing you with ways to practice those skills. This book should accompany you throughout your degree course as a resource that you can use whenever you need help. Key features of Study Skills for Psychology include: Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter to highlight key areas Text boxes throughout to reaffirm understanding Numerous examples and illustrations Exercises and learning aids to enable practice of important skills A structure based around the PDP (Personal Development Planning) model, providing a framework through which you can understand what and how you learn, enabling you to plan, review and take responsibility for your own learning, performance and achievements. An essential companion for any student, Study Skills for Psychology will give you the skills to enjoy your time studying for and succeeding in your Psychology degree. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
Author: Christine Brain
Publisher: Hodder Education
Build your students' knowledge and understanding of Psychology and its applications with this Edexcel Psychology for A level textbook and develop their practical and research method skills through activities, clear explanations and extension tasks to engage students with the subject Written by experienced author and examiner Christine Brain, this A Level textbook is fully mapped to the new Edexcel specification. - Helps students build their confidence in practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills through well-presented explanations and activities - Develops understanding and helps each student reach their potential will the essential information covered in a clear, logical format, supported by illustrations, questions and extension tasks - Supports you and your students through the new specification, with accessible coverage of all the compulsory and optional applied topics for A level - Encourages your students to further their interest in Psychology and its applications, with extension tasks and relevant content
Author: Matt Field,Sam Cartwright-Hatton
Instructors - Electronic Inspection Copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an Inspection Copy of the print version. This essential introduction to abnormal and clinical psychology explores the key areas, controversies and debates in the field and encourages students to think critically. Key features of this textbook include: The latest updates from DSM-5 and ICD-10 and a balanced critique of the diagnostic approach, keeping students at the forefront of the developments and debates in the field "Essential Debate" and "Essential Experience" boxes that encourage critical thinking and provide case study examples to help students critique the findings and apply them in practice Concise chapters providing students with the essentials they need to get a good grade in their module in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology Additional student resources available on the companion website (https://study.sagepub.com/fieldcartwrighthatton). Suitable for all students taking Abnormal and Clinical Psychology modules.
The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
Author: John Powell
Publisher: Little, Brown
What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers these questions and many more in HOW MUSIC WORKS, an intriguing and original guide to acoustics. In a clear, accessible, and engaging voice, Powell fascinates the reader with his delightful descriptions of the science and psychology lurking beneath the surface of music. With lively discussions of the secrets behind harmony, timbre, keys, chords, loudness, musical composition, and more, HOW MUSIC WORKS will be treasured by music lovers everywhere.
Author: Louise Ellerby-Jones,Sandra Latham,Nigel Wooldridge
Publisher: Hodder Education
OCR Publishing Partner Helps your students build their knowledge of the core studies and applied topics for OCR Psychology with a clear, organised approach; activities, practice questions and extension suggestions develop the skills required at A Level - Supports you and your students through the new OCR A Level specification, with an author team experienced in teaching and examining OCR Psychology - Helps students easily navigate the core studies and associated themes and perspectives with an organised, accessible approach - Develops knowledge and understanding of all the Applied Psychology topics, with background, key studies and applications - Develops the critical thinking, mathematical and problem-solving skills required for the study of Psychology through a wealth of targeted activities - Strengthens students' learning and progression with practice questions and extension activities
Author: Carl Seashore
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
The psychology of music aims to explain and understand musical behaviour and musical experience. A must read for all fans of music as a complete experience and science. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Author: Jim Barnes
Drawing on the latest exciting research, Essential Biological Psychology provides students with a solid grasp of the relationship between mind and behaviour, and a detailed understanding of the underlying structure and physiological mechanisms that underpin it. The functions of the nervous system are explained and implications for health are explored. Throughout the book, Jim Barnes encourages students to evaluate essential concepts and theoretical issues. Features include: key concepts highlighted throughout the text enables students to grasp the fundamental knowledge and understanding of the structures and functions of the human nervous system that are relevant to the study of psychology the snapshot of key studies detailed in the textboxes allow critical evaluation of the role of physiology in human behaviour against a backdrop of up to date research clear explanations of the key methods in the text give students an appreciation of the contributions made by the different approaches and research methods that are used in biological psychology memory maps and diagrams within the text encourage learning and allow students to formulate memory aids to assist recall in exam conditions a companion website found at www.sagepub.co.uk/barnes consists of PowerPoint lecture slides and a testbank for teachers (50 questions per chapter) as well as interactive self-assessment testbank for students (10 questions per chapter) Electronic inspection copies are available to instructors.
Author: Diane Mansell
Category: A-level examinations
Suitable for all awarding bodies, this practical handbook clearly addresses the mathematical elements of the A Level Business Specifications. Within each topic, double-page spreads cover the mathematical skills your students will need to practise to fully understand that topic.
Author: Mike Caro
Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
One of the ten greatest books written on poker, this must-have book should be in every player's library. If you're serious about winning, you'll realize that most of the profit comes from being able to read your opponents. Caro reveals the the secrets of interpreting tells-physical reactions that reveal information about a player's cards-such as shrugs, sighs, shaky hands, eye contact, and many more. Learn when opponents are bluffing, when they aren't and why-based solely on their mannerisms. Over 170 photos of players in action and play-by-play examples show the actual tells. These powerful ideas will give you the decisive edge.