DATE: Tuesday 21 April 2020 4pm (1hr)
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Ensure your students are prepared as well as possible on the Issues and Debates topic for their exam preparation with this focused one-hour webinar on AQA A Level Psychology Paper 3.
Boost student confidence and understanding of how to reach the top levels in Psychology.
This interactive webinar will provide your students with:
A focus on key areas of issues & debates topics, including:
- Idiographic & nomothetic approaches
- Free will & determinism
- How to select and use research evidence to gain AO3 credit
- Building detail into AO1 responses to maximize marks gained
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All students of AQA GCSE Psychology
Benefits of this Webinar
- Gain an understanding of key areas of the Paper 3 issues & debates topic
- Focus on content essential to the formation of top-level answers
- Focus on pitfalls to avoid
- Learn strategies to create answers giving access to top-band marks
- Obtain a set of useful revision resources, sent to you in advance, to assist your study of these topics before and after the webinar takes place
4.00pm – Introduction, welcome and sound check
4.05pm – Issues and debates: dealing with the key topic area
- Idiographic versus nomothetic debate; defining the key points
- How the different psychological approaches relate to the idiographic versus nomothetic debate
4.20pm – How to select and use research evidence to access top-band marks
- Selecting the right research evidence for the right question
- What examiners want to see – and not see – when using research evidence in exam answers
4.30pm – Student Activity: examining answers on research evidence
- Feedback on student responses – why did they get each mark?
4.35 pm – Issues & debates: Focus on key topic areas
- Free will versus determinism; defining the key points
- Free will and determinism within the different psychological approaches
4.50 pm – Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas
- Building detail into responses that require knowledge and understanding
4.55pm – Student Activity
- Assessing the quality of student responses: what can you learn from these?
Jean-Marc is an experienced A-level examiner, lecturer and teacher of psychology and has written many highly regarded books on the subject. He has also worked in a senior capacity for several exam boards and has a wealth of experience and advice to give to teachers and students of the subject.