Psychology for Queensland Units 3&4 Student book + obook assess

First Edition

Lorelle Burton, Karen Marangio, Roger Edwards, Vicki Moore, Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas, Fiona Ganino-Day

Psychology for Queensland Units 3&4 Student book + obook assess

First Edition

Lorelle Burton, Karen Marangio, Roger Edwards, Vicki Moore, Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas, Fiona Ganino-Day

ISBN:

9780190313340

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

9 Sep 2019

Availability:

Forthcoming

Series:

$69.95 AUD

$69.95 NZD

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Description

Psychology is offered as a Senior Science subject in Queensland for the first time from 2019.

The new syllabus is designed to help develop the 21st-century skills and knowledge students need for success in their future work and life.

As Secondary Publisher of the Year 2017 and 2018, Oxford University Press is committed to helping teachers and students in Queensland reach their full potential.

Our brand new two-volume series, Psychology for Queensland, provides depth and complete coverage of the new syllabus in a format that encourages all students to succeed. Units 1 & 2 (Book 1), and Units 3 & 4 (Book 2).  


Key features include:

  • A Psychology Toolkit which is a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for success in Psychology
  • A Practical Manual which outlines suggested methodologies for every mandatory practical in the syllabus
  • Learning pathways which are clearly mapped directly to the syllabus to ensure complete coverage
  • Assessment support and resources which include exam preparation and practice
  • Coverage of key subject matter which is presented using clear, concise language supported by engaging visual elements and sequenced to scaffold student learning
  • Differentiated teaching which is supported by a range of appropriately levelled questions and activities for each section
  • Inquiry learning and critical thinking approaches which are clearly modelled throughout  
  • Additional digital learning resources which support teachers and students.

Contents

Chapter 1:The Psychology toolkit

Unit 3: Individual thinking

Chapter 2: The nervous system and the brain
Chapter 3: Neurons and neurotransmitters
Chapter 4: Visual perception
Chapter 5: Influences on visual perception
Chapter 6: The fallibility of visual perception  
Chapter 7: Understanding memory
Chapter 8: Brain structures involved in memory
Chapter 9: How we remember and forget
Chapter 10: Learning
Unit 3 Practice exam questions

Unit 4: The influence of others

Chapter 11: Social psychology
Chapter 12: Status and power in groups
Chapter 13: Pro & antisocial behaviour
Chapter 14: Aggression
Chapter 15: Attraction and relationships
Chapter 16: Attitudes and bias
Chapter 17: Stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination
Chapter 18: Community and culture
Chapter 19: Cultural diversity
Unit 4 Practice exam questions

Chapter 20: Practical manual

Glossary
References
Index


Note:  Contents subject to change prior to publication

Authors

Lorelle Burton
Lorelle is a Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the University of Southern Queensland. She has received multiple national awards, including the 2016 Australian Psychological Society’s Distinguished Contribution to Psychological Education Award. Lorelle has also been involved in providing feedback to the new QCAA Psychology syllabus.

Karen Marangio
Karen has extensive experience teaching Psychology in secondary schools. Karen currently works in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, lecturing in Psychology and Science Education Methods. Her research interests include the progression of student learning in psychology and developing the pedagogy of pre-service teachers.

Roger Edwards
Roger has been teaching Psychology at both a secondary and tertiary level for over 15 years. Roger is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and a psychologist in private practice. He is currently Supervising Psychologist at the Krongold Clinic, Monash University.

Vicki Moore
Vicki taught senior Humanities and Psychology for 20 years at St Catherine’s School. She has also been Psychology Methods Lecturer at Monash University and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Vicki currently works with children and adolescents in a private practice.

Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas
Elizabeth has taught VCE Psychology for the past 14 years in both state and independent schools. She currently teaches at St Michael’s Grammar and recently completed further postgraduate studies in psychology.

Fiona Ganino-Day
Fiona is passionate about teaching Psychology at a secondary level. She has taught at both state and independent schools.

Student Resources

This resource includes a physical copy of the Student book and access to obook assess which is a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime on any device.

obook assess provides students with access to:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • targeted instructional videos by experienced Psychology teachers and Queensland Professors designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a set of summary notes for each chapter that form a springboard for student revision
  • additional case studies and opportunities for extension
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Teacher Resources

This resource is supported by the Psychology for Queensland Units 3 & 4 Teacher obook assess (ISBN: 9780190313388).

Teacher obook assess is available FREE to booklisting schools or schools that purchase a class set of 25 or more copies. Contact your Oxford Education Consultant via www.oup.com.au/contact to discuss your requirements and request a demonstration.

obook assess provides teachers with access to:

  • detailed course planners, teaching programs and lesson plans
  • answers to all questions and assessment tasks in the Student book
  • a range of lab tech notes and risk assessment templates to accompany all supplied mandatory and suggested practicals
  • printable (and editable) data tests with answers
  • printable (and editable) practice exam with answers.

Teachers also have access to the following student resources via obook assess:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • targeted instructional videos by experienced Psychology teachers and Queensland Professors designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a set of summary notes for each chapter that form a springboard for student revision
  • additional case studies and opportunities for extension
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Sample Pages

Here are some sample pages for your reference.
Chapter 5: Influences on visual perception