Sociology teachers exercise immense teaching and pedagogical skills to 'entertain' and motivate the generation of post-16 sociology students. This title seeks to develop a teaching and learning package to support teachers.
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.
This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.
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'.
The fourth edition of Ken Browne’s widely used textbook has been extensively revised to satisfy fully the AQA’s AS sociology specification. The book combines sociological rigour and accessibility in a way unrivalled by any other book at this level. Drawing on insights from recent examiners’ reports and mark schemes, and restructuring the materials to follow more closely the AS specification and the AQA’s recommended scheme of work, the new edition also includes: up-to-date discussions of a wide range of recent sociological data and debates extra exam-style questions on every specification topic special sections on research methods in the chapters on health and education full-colour photographs, diagrams and cartoons, to bring ideas to life and fire students' imaginations a dedicated website at www.politybooks.com/browne, with resources for teachers and additional material designed to help students revise or research themes in the book. Key sociological terms are systematically highlighted throughout the text and are included in a comprehensive glossary, with questions and activities incorporated throughout to develop and test students' understanding further. Pitched at exactly the right level for the AQA AS sociology specification, the book provides all the tools necessary to help students achieve top grades, whatever their needs, interests and abilities. Together with the accompanying Sociology for A2 AQA, this is the perfect resource for success in sociology. You can also find pointers to new contemporary resources for both AS and A2 Sociology by following @BrowneKen on Twitter.
Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: A-level Sociology First teaching: September 2015 First exam: June 2017 Collins Student Support Materials provide an essential course companion and revision aid. Written by experienced teachers and senior examiners, each book covers the 2015 AQA specification and prepares students for examination success. AQA A-level Sociology Beliefs in Society contains all the key information for AQA topic 4.2.5 Beliefs in Society. Examiners' tips throughout suggest how students can improve their exam performance. Detailed exam guidance, practice questions and sample answers are provided for AQA A-level Paper 2, Section B.
This textbook meets all the assessment requirements of the AQA specification. It includes differentiated activities, case studies based on real care, and exam-board specific assessment sections to provide guidance and preparation.
From the moment the starting gun is fired on Kona's sandy beach at the Ironman World Championship, triathletes have 17 hours to cross the finish line. It's a feat marking the ultimate achievement in the sport. "17 Hours to Glory" is one of only a few books to commemorate this dramatic quest. Seventeen compelling stories allow readers to experience the competition first-hand, revealing tremendous athleticism, unbelievable capacity for suffering, and true strength of character. The personal stories of triathlon's most epic characters come to life in this book, beginning with the famous story of Julie Moss's determination to reach the finish line, paving the way for future champions like Mark Allen and Paula Newby-Fraser, and a new generation of superstars in Greg Welch and Chrissie Wellington. "17 Hours to Glory" tells the stories of a sedentary secretary with all of the wrong habits taking up triathlon to lose weight, a nun who races triathlons to bring attention to her causes, and two men with a rivalry so intense that their disabilities fade into the shadows. Injury, tough breaks, and down-to-the-wire finishes highlight years of dedication to reaching a goal. Some will become champions, some will overcome all odds just to finish, only to come back and do it again. Triathlon's most dynamic heroes are candidly portrayed in "17 Hours to Glory," a book that puts no limits on the possibilities of the human spirit.
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.
The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192) First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA's 2015 specifications, with chapters on Crime and deviance, Theory and methods and Beliefs in society. -The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels. -Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary' and Key Terms' boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding. -Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then' features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society. -Build the skills required for exam success with A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first A-level exams. -Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues' features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society. -Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.