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.

Author: Sylvia Langfield, Dave Duddell
ISBN: 9781107546738
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook delivers an accessible guide to theoretical and practical skills in Computer Science, with a clear progression of tasks that help to consolidate and develop knowledge. Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook offers students detailed descriptions of the concepts, reinforced with examples that outline complex subject matter in a clear way. Alongside fundamental definitions, higher level programming skills are developed through the explanation of processes and consolidated by practical exam-type questions for students to attempt.


  • Examples of three different programming languages throughout allowing students to use the resource with their preferred programming language.

  • The coursebook is structured into units to allow AS and A Level students to progress according to the assessment papers.

  • Designed using a visual approach, outlining the concepts, the text helps students to understand the processes and structures of computer science