Author: Peter Warne
Publisher: Philip Allan
Release Date: 2018-08-06
Genre: 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)
AQA Approved Equip your students with the knowledge and the skills that they need for the new AQA Psychology AS and A-level; guidance on assessment objectives, activities and clear, comprehensive coverage consolidates understanding and develops key skills to ensure progression - Thoroughly engage your students with Psychology at AS and A-level through extensive real-life contemporary research - Ensure your students learn and understand content for all the key topics with popular clear, accessible style from Jean-Marc Lawton and Eleanor Willard - Help your students understand the assessment objectives and develop their examination skills with assessment guidance and checks throughout and practice questions - Ensure progression and encourage independent thinking with extension suggestions and activities - Supports co-teaching of AS and year one A-level for the new AQA specification
Author: Craig Adam
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-09-20
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: Andy Mottershead
Publisher: Hodder Education
Release Date: 2015-10-02
Genre: 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
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: Matt Field
Release Date: 2015-09-14
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.
Author: Victoria Ellis
Publisher: Philip Allan
Release Date: 2016-05-27
If you struggle with binary multiplication, or Big O Notation, this is the book for you. This textbook companion will help improve your essential maths skills for computer science, whichever awarding body specification you're following. You can use it throughout your course, whenever you feel you need some extra help. - Develop your understanding of both maths and computer science with all worked examples and questions within a computer science context - Improve your confidence with a step-by-step approach to every maths skill - Measure your progress with guided and non-guided questions to see how you're improving - Understand where you're going wrong with full worked solutions to every question - Feel confident in expert guidance from experienced teachers and examiners Victoria Ellis and Gavin Craddock, reviewed by Dr Kathleen Maitland, Senior Lecturer in Computing and Director of the SAS Student Academy at Birmingham City University
From aggression to altruism, prejudice to persuasion, Essential Social Psychology 3e introduces students to the discoveries and debates that define social psychology today. It covers both classic and cutting edge research studies and provides plenty of real life examples and illustrations to help students to develop a good understanding of the subject whilst building the confidence to apply this knowledge successfully in assignments and exams. An extensive range of learning aids including a glossary, summary sections and memory maps – combined with an array of features on the student section of the companion website – will help reinforce this learning and check retention at specific milestones throughout the course. New to the third edition: A new full-colour design Two brand new chapters on Applied Social Psychology and Social Psychological Methods Coverage of some developing research perspectives including social neuroscience and evolutionary psychology New ‘Back to the Real World’ textboxes which situate academic findings in the context of the world around you An enhanced SAGE edge™ companion website (study.sagepub.com/crispandturner3e) with a suite of features to enhance your learning experience.
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
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.
Author: Ian Lovet
Publisher: Philip Allan
Release Date: 2016-05-27
If your students struggle with using algebra, logarithms or graphs, this is the book for them. This textbook companion will help improve their essential maths skills for physics, whichever awarding body specification you're following. You can use it throughout the course, whenever you feel they need some extra help. - Develop understanding of both maths and physics with all worked examples and questions within a physics context - Improve confidence with a step-by-step approach to every maths skill - Measure progress with guided and non-guided questions - Understand misconceptions with full worked solutions to every question - Feel confident in expert guidance from experienced teacher Ian Lovat, reviewed by Peter Main, Director of Education and Science at the Institute of Physics