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.
Author: Steve Chapman
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2018-01-08
Genre: Social Science
Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner Steve Chapman. Use a selection of examples activities to improve your understanding of sociological concepts. Apply sociological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words. - 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 - Get exam ready with last minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
Author: Sue Brisbane
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre: Study Aids
Exam Board: OCR Level: A-level Subject: Sociology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2017 Build students' confidence to tackle the key themes of the 2015 OCR A-Level Sociology specification with this clear and accessible approach delivered by a team of leading subject authors. - Develop knowledge and understanding of key Year 2 concepts in a contemporary context, including globalisation and the digital social world - Strengthen essential sociological skills with engaging activities at every stage of the course - Reinforce learning and prepare for exams with practice and extension questions and exercises
This 4th edition of Collins' respected AQA A-level Sociology series is updated for the 215 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 has been entered into the AQA approval process. This textbook has been revised by our team of expert authors, who are practicing sociologists, teachers, and HE experts. It includes full coverage of Education with Methods in Context; Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Health; and Work, Poverty and Welfare. Tried and tested content works alongside new features to ensure that students: * Understand essential theories and perspectives with up-to-date explanations and key concepts defined on the page * Engage with the latest research with in-depth explorations of new and classic research studies and accompanying questions * Develop proficiency in critical analysis with up-to-date case studies and questions focused on analysis and evaluation * Acquire strong research skills with practical tasks that actively involve students in the research process * Reflect and evaluate with prompt questions integrated into the explanation * Assess progress and apply learning with extensive practice questions for every topic, including both short answer and extended writing
Author: Andrew B. Jones
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2017-07-06
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.
To provide the complete package for AS and A2 level Sociology (AQA, OCR and Edexcel), the bestselling textbook now comes with a fully photocopiable resource pack for teachers. 1. Sociological Perspectives 2. Social Stratification 3. Sex and Gender 4. Race, Ethnicity and Nationality 5. Poverty and Social Exclusion 6. Health 7. Crime and Deviance 8. Religion 9. Families and Households 10. Power, Politics and the State 11. Work, Unemployment and Leisure 11. Education 12. Culture and Identity 13. Communication and the Media 14. Methodology 15. Sociological Theory
Three sets of ocean liners, each destined to be of three vessels, dominated the Atlantic in the Edwardian era. The race to build the biggest and the best began with Mauretania and Lusitania in 1906, followed by the White Star Line's Olympic and Titanic in 1911-12. Each of these pairs was to see a larger sister, developed as a result of changes needed or desired as a result of operating the two earlier vessels, with Cunard's being Aquitania and White Star's, the ill-fated Britannic. Germany's answer to these British behemoths was the Albert-Ballin designed trio of Imperator, Vaterland and Bismarck. Through misfortune or war, two of these vessels would sink but the others led useful lives, with Aquitania surviving two world wars before being scrapped. Designed to be the absolute engineering achievements of their time, these nine vessels dominated the Atlantic. J. Kent Layton tells the story of the Edwardian Superliners in this fabulously illustrated volume, showcasing many images previously unpublished and never before seen. Rarely can one describe a book as definitive, but this volume truly deserves the accolade.