Author: Chris Livesey
ISBN: 9781107673397
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written by a highly experienced author, Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology: Coursebook provides comprehensive support for the syllabus.Accessible language combined with the clear, visually-engaging layout makes this an ideal resource for the course. Discussion of significant sociological research, case studies, explanation of key terms and questions within the text reinforce knowledge. Stimulating activities build interpretation and application as well as analytical and evaluation skills. Revision checklists help in consolidating understanding.Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology: Coursebook provides complete exam support with each chapter culminating in exam-style questions and a further chapter dedicated to revision, and examination skills and practice. A Teacher's CD-ROM is also available.

  • Introduction contextualises the content covered within each chapter and offers an engaging start.

  • Learning objectives clearly set out the aims.

  • Key terms enhance understanding of the text.

  • Questions within the chapter aid self assessment.

  • Activities build key skills required by the assessment objectives - interpretation, application, analysis and evaluation.

  • Case studies put sociological theories and research in context.

  • Revision checklist consolidates learning.

  • Exemplar examination questions help in familiarising with the style of questions encountered in exams, and assess understanding and skills to handle them.

Author: John Butterworth, Geoff Thwaites
ISBN: 9781107606302
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Thinking Skills, Second edition, is the only endorsed coursebook that provides complete coverage of the Cambridge AS and A Level Thinking Skills syllabus offering substantially updated, new and revised content. It also contains extensive extra material to cover related awards. Written by experienced and highly respected authors, this book includes features such as clearly focused and differentiated units, stimulating student activities with commentaries to develop analytical skills, summaries of key concepts to review learning, end-of-chapter assignments to reinforce knowledge and skills, and a mapping grid to demonstrate the applicability of each unit to awards including Critical Thinking, BMAT and TSA.

  • Clearly focused and differentiated units.

  • Stimulating student activities with commentaries to develop analytical skills.

  • Summaries of key concepts to review learning.

  • End-of-chapter assignments to reinforce knowledge and skills.

  • A mapping grid to demonstrate the applicability of each unit to awards including Critical Thinking, BMAT and TSA.

Author: Paul Long, Sarah Lawrey, Victoria Ellis
ISBN: 9781107577244
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This coursebook provides a clear and comprehensive guide to assist students as they develop theoretical and practical IT skills. It contains detailed explanations of theoretical and practical concepts and tasks, with worked examples and exercises to consolidate knowledge. Practical tasks are offered throughout the book, with source files on the accompanying CD-ROM, to help students build and develop their practical knowledge.

  • Source files for tasks on accompanying CD-ROM to allow students to practice and consolidate skills.

  • Comprehensive coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of information technology to give clear understanding of concepts and techniques.

  • Discussion points and practice questions in each chapter to help students test their knowledge.

Author: David Towsey
ISBN: 9781107560819
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This coursebook is the only resource endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations for Cambridge International AS and A Level Global Perspectives and Research (9239), for first examination from 2016. The coursebook helps students and teachers understand the learning process of the Critical Path and navigate their way through each step via exploration of international topics, such as climate change, the impact of the internet and gender issues. This helps develop learners’ ability to think critically and consider alternative viewpoints in preparation for further study and future employment. With exam-style questions and opportunities for group discussion and personal reflection, the coursebook provides structure through a skills-based syllabus and helps learners build important life skills. Suggested answers to the coursebook questions are on the upcoming teacher’s resource CD-ROM.

  • Colour-coded signposts to the Critical Path on every page help teachers and students apply critical thinking, problem solving, research and communication skills to internationally important topics.

  • Discussion points and reflection points help students review their progress and consider multiple perspectives on a given topic.

  • Exam-style questions help learners familiarise themselves with this modern course by tackling practice exercises.

  • The coursebook demystifies the Critical Path, helping students to become comfortable using deconstruction, reconstruction, reflection, communication and collaboration skills.