Author: Ray Bradley
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 2004-06
Genre: Computer science
This new student book is written by the author of the best-selling textbook Understanding Computer Science. Fully in line with the AQA AS Computing specification and thoroughly checked by an AQA examiner.
AQA Computing is the only set of resources to have been developed with, and exclusively endorsed by AQA, making them the first choice to support the 2008/2009 AQA specifications for AS and A2. AQA Computing offers complete coverage and support through a variety of truly blended printed and online resources. Get the most from your Computing AS Studenta s Book with blended online resources delivered via kerboodle! You can personalise your studentsa learning and track their progress online, whilst giving them the benefit of 24-hour access. Additional Information: Presentations Simulations WebQuests Exam Question Practicea and much, much more!
Author: Bob Reeves
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Genre: Study Aids
Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 This title has been approved by AQA for use with the AS and A-level AQA Computer Science specifications. AQA A-level Computer Science gives students the chance to think creatively and progress through the AQA AS and A-level Computer Science specifications. Detailed coverage of the specifications will enrich understanding of the fundamental principles of computing, whilst a range of activities help to develop the programming skills and computational thinking skills at A-level and beyond. - Enables students to build a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles in the AQA AS and A-Level Computer Science specifications, with detailed coverage of programming, algorithms, data structures and representation, systems, databases and networks, uses and consequences. - Helps to tackle the various demands of the course confidently, with advice and support for programming and theoretical assessments and the problem-solving or investigative project at A-level. - Develops the programming and computational thinking skills for A-level and beyond - frequent coding and question practice will help students apply their knowledge of the principles of computer science, and design, program and evaluate problem-solving computer systems. Bob Reeves is an experienced teacher with examining experience, and well-respected author of resources for Computing and ICT across the curriculum.
Author: Bob Reeves
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2016-05-23
Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 With My Revision Notes you can: Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas where you need to improve your knowledge and understanding with advice, summaries and notes from expert authors Achieve your potential by applying computing terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics Improve your exam skills by tackling exam-style and self-testing questions
Author: Steve Cushing
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-10-25
Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for AQA GCSE Computer Science, which perfectly matches the latest examined elements of the course, you can: Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise, with advice, summaries and notes from author Steve Cushing Show you fully understand key topics by using specific strategies and theories to add depth to your knowledge of programming and computing issues and processes Apply programming and computing terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics Improve your skills to tackle specific exam questions such as how to choose appropriate programming languages with the help of self-testing and exam-style questions and answers Get exam ready with last-minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
Author: David Waller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2016-06-02
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2016 GCSE Computer Science qualifications. Written for the AQA GCSE Computer Science specification for first teaching from 2016, this print Student Book uses an exciting and engaging approach to help students build their knowledge and master underlying computing principles and concepts. Designed to develop computational thinking, programming and problem-solving skills, this resource includes challenges that build on learning objectives, and real-life examples that demonstrate how computer science relates to everyday life. Remember features act as revision references for students and key mathematical skills relevant to computer science are highlighted throughout. A digital Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition and a free digital Teacher's Resource are also available.
This new edition of the Holt and Lewis AQA Psychology textbook offers comprehensive coverage of the new AQA syllabus. Written by two experienced teachers, examiners and textbook authors, this revised edition accommodates the changes to the English AQA specification, with thorough coverage of both AS level and A level year 1. ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, glossaries, web links and exam-style practice questions provide everything students need to learn and succeed. This easy-to-read, visually engaging textbook also features: evaluations of key studies, to encourage reflection and critical analysis, aid understanding and give context; detailed exploration of research methods, to help develop analytical and mathematical skills; ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, practice questions and a section on exam preparation and revision, providing everything students need to prepare for their exams; lists of key terms, QR codes and web links to help explain key issues, carefully chosen images to promote debate and discussion and help ideas stick, colour-coded material for ease of use and checklists to break down everything you need to know for each topic, clearly identified A level only material, enabling it to be easily distinguished from AS material.
Author: Kevin R Bond
Release Date: 2017-08-25
Student textbook covering AQA GCSE Computer Science 8520 specification in depth. It includes programming examples in the programming languages Python, VB.NET, Pascal/Delphi, C# and Java. The textbook is organised into chapters that map one-to-one to the specification. Each chapter contains questions which test students' understanding of the topic. Some chapters also include programming tasks, other tasks and discussion questions. The textbook is accompanied by downloadable resources and the solutions to all the questions.
This CD-ROM provides support material for use with the textbook - A level Computing for AQA - or other similar texts. It features customisable PowerPoint presentations, allowing whole-class teaching of key topics covered by the AQA A level specification. Word files are also incorporated, containing editable student worksheets and accompanying answers to extend theoretical and practical work. Two coursework sections, covering Modules 3 and 6 of the specification and providing the basis for documentation required at AS and A2 also feature. Finally, the authors have included answers to the summary and study questions featured in the accompanying student's book.
Author: P. M. Heathcote
Release Date: 2015
Our new AS textbook is written in the straightforward, easy-to-grasp style for which Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote are well-known. Each chapter in the book corresponds to roughly one lesson, and contains questions and exercises which can be done in class, as well as questions at the end of each chapter which can be set as homework. Answers to all questions are provided in downloadable pdf format available free to teachers from the PG Online website. This book is divided into six sections comprising 36 chapters, which together provide complete coverage of the new AS course and the first year of the full A Level course. The specification is written in such a way that AS and A Level students can be taught together. Programming solutions within the textbook are all written in pseudocode to suit all practical languages being taught alongside the theory. To accompany this textbook, PG Online also publishes a series of six downloadable teaching units. Each topic in a unit consists of a PowerPoint presentation, teacher s notes, worksheets, homework sheets and a final assessment test with exam-style questions. Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote both have years of experience as teachers, authors and examiners."
Written by a subject expert and experienced author, AQA GCSE Computer Science Student's Book guide you through the differently assessed elements of the specification and covers Component 1: Practical Programming (controlled assessment) and Component 2: Computing Fundamental s (examined component) - Provides strategies for teachers and students for tackling the practical elements of the course - Supports students in understanding the theoretical aspects of the course and developing key skills - Covers the key aspects of designing a solution, solution development, programming techniques, and testing and evaluation for controlled assessment tasks -- including a range of examples in different computer languages for each stage
This student text provides complete coverage of the AQA specifications at AS level. A task driven approach ensures that the student is able to understand the role and use of information and communication technology within organisations and society.