Author: Cara Flanagan
Release Date: 2019-01-21
The Complete Companion for AQA A Level Year 2 5th Edition delivers outstanding up-to-date study, revision and exam support. Written by Mike Cardwell and Cara Flanagan, this student book helps turn understanding of psychology into even better exam performance, with thorough and exceptionally clear coverage of the specification.
Reinforce students' understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers to help improve exam technique. Written by experienced Psychology teacher and subject expert Molly Marshall, the Student Guides for AQA AS and A-level Psychology: - Provide a concise summary of the topics covered in the AS and A-level specifications - Consolidate understanding with tips and knowledge check questions - Provide opportunities to improve exam technique with sample graded answers to exam-style questions - Develop independent learning and research skills - Provide the content for generating individual revision notes
Author: Carl Atherton
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2017-02-20
Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: PE First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2018 Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 2. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process. - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills Contents: Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology - Sue Young 1.1 Energy systems Section 2 Skill acquisition - Carl Atherton 2.1 Information processing Section 3: Exercise physiology - Sue Young 3.1 Injury prevention and the rehabilitation of injury Section 4: Biomechanical movement - Sue Young 4.1 Linear motion 4.2 Angular motion 4.3 Projectile motion 4.4 Fluid mechanics Section 5: Sport psychology - Carl Atherton 5.1 Psychological factors that can influence an individual in physical activities Section 6 Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport - Symond Burrows 6.1 Concepts of physical activity and sport 6.2 Development of elite performers in sport 6.3 Ethics in sport 6.4 Violence in sport 6.5 Drugs in sport 6.6 Sport and the law 6.7 Impact of commercialisation on physical activity and sport and the relationship 6.8 The role of technology in physical activity and sport Section 7 Assessment - Ross Howitt 7.1 Tackling the A-level exam 7.2 Tackling the non-examined assessment
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: Campus Verlag
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Genre: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Lewis verknüpft die Biografien der beiden Psychologen Daniel Kahneman und Amos Tversky mit ihren Forschungsarbeiten und zeigt, wie aus ihren Arbeiten eine neue Wissenschaftsdisziplin, die Verhaltensökonomik, entstehen konnte.
Author: Carl Atherton
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 1. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process. - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills Contents: Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 1.1 The cardiovascular system (Sue Young) 1.2 The respiratory system (Sue Young) 1.3 The neuromuscular system (Sue Young) 1.4 The musco-skeletal system and analysis of movement in physical activities (Sue Young) Section 2 Skill acquisition 2.1 Skill acquisition (Carl Atherton) 2.2 Principles and theories of learning and performance (Carl Atherton) Section 3 Sport and society 3.1 Emergence of globalization of sport in the 21st century (Symond Burrows) 3.2 The impact of sport on society and of society on sport (Symond Burrows) Section 4 Exercise physiology 4.1 Diet and nutrition and their effect on physical activity and performance (Sue Young) 4.2 Preparation and training methods in relation to maintaining physical activity and performance (Sue Young) Section 5 Biomechanical movement 5.1 Biomechancial principles and levers (Sue Young) Section 6 Sport psychology 6.1 Physiological influences on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6.2Further psychological effects on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6.3 Psychological influences on the team (Carl Atherton) Section 7 The role of technology in physical activity and sport 7.1 The role of technology in physical activity and sport (Symond Burrows) Section 8 Assessment 8.1 Tackling the AS exam (Ross Howitt) 8.2 Tackling the non-examined assessment (Ross Howitt)
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: Kevin Brooks
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Flirrend, fesselnd, intensiv Nach dem Ende der Schulzeit trifft sich Petes alte Clique, um ein letztes Mal gemeinsam zu feiern, bevor alle getrennte Wege gehen. Von Anfang an ist klar, dass dieser heiße Sommerabend übel enden wird. Und tatsächlich gibt es am Ende zwei Vermisste: Raymond, Petes ängstlicher Freund, der nie so richtig dazugehörte, und Stella, eine frühere Klassenkameradin. Als wenig später Stellas Leiche nackt im Fluss gefunden wird, fällt der Verdacht auf den abwesenden Raymond. Und auch Pete selbst, der auf eigene Faust ermittelt, gerät ins Visier der Polizei...Auf der Shortlist der Carnegie Medal 2009
Author: Michael W. Eysenck
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2005
Now 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.
Exploring Psychology follows the AQA A specification, with the emphasis on teaching students not only the required knowledge and understanding, but to think and act like psychologists too. Designed to add considerable value to students' exam performance, Exploring Psychology is best suited to students of average and above-average ability. It helps provide an ideal grounding for those considering studying Psychology and related subjects at degree level.
Author: Raquel J. Palacio
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Children with disabilities
Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old, but he is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial deformity, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. Auggie sees himself as just an ordinary kid and all he wants is to be accepted. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all?