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Nick and Bethan are co-authors of the highly successful independent learner series of student workbooks and have been teaching A level Psychology since 1999 and involved in Examining for over 15 years.

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Nick and Bethan are co-authors of the highly successful independent learner series of student workbooks and have been teaching A level Psychology since 1999 and involved in Examining for over 15 years.
Year 2 Student Workbook - Issues and Debates in Psychology
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Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS. Building on their highly successful year 1 material available to download here on TES This section on the ISSUES and DEBATES covers; 1. Gender and culture in Psychology – universality and bias. Gender bias including androcentrism and alpha and beta bias; cultural bias, including ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. 2. Free will and determinism: hard determinism and soft determinism; biological, environmental and psychic determinism. The scientific emphasis on causal explanations. 3. The nature-nurture debate: the relative importance of heredity and environment in determining behaviour; the interactionist approach. 4. Holism and reductionism: levels of explanation in Psychology. Biological reductionism and environmental (stimulus-response) reductionism. 5. Idiographic and nomothetic approaches to psychological investigation. Ethical implications of research studies and theory, including reference to social sensitivity. This workbook is a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom.. The supporting POWERPOINT will also be available here on TES or in you want to buy our full teacher resource pack go to our website www.advancedsuccess.co.uk found on the right of this page. Students can also buy their own Bespoke Resource Pack for only £35 (With Instant access and ask the authors).
Paper 3 - FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle
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Paper 3 - FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER - AQA Year 2 - Forensic Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle Only £25 (normally £34 if bought individually) The workbook and powerpoints are a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom. The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) will also be available individually here on TES Written by leading authors and teachers Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS and builds on their highly successful year 1 material which is also available to download here on TES (Teacher reference - I have bought your Year 1 e-workbook, which I found to be amazing! ) Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Cover: Option 3 Forensic Psychology - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 21 - Defining and Measuring Crime 1. Problems in defining crime. 2. Ways of measuring crime, including official statistics, victim surveys and offender surveys. Week 22 - Offender Profiling 1. Offender profiling 2. The top-down approach, including organised and disorganised types of offender 3. The bottom-up approach, including investigative Psychology 4. Geographical profiling. Week 23 - Biological Explanations of Offending Behaviour 1. An historical approach (atavistic form) 2. Genetics 3. Neural explanations. Week 24 - Psychological explanations of offending behaviour 1. Eysenck’s theory of the criminal personality 2. Cognitive explanations; level of moral reasoning and cognitive distortions, including hostile attribution bias and minimalisation 3. Differential association theory 4. Psychodynamic explanations. Week 25 - Dealing with offending behaviour 1. The aims of custodial sentencing 2. The psychological effects of custodial sentencing. 3. Recidivism. 4. Behaviour modification in custody. 5. Anger management and restorative justice programmes. Our Resources are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp). Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page
Powerpoint - AQA New Specification - 9.4 Eyewitness Testimony
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Powerpoint - AQA New Specification - 9.4 Eyewitness Testimony

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Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. The comprehensive powerpoint fully supports our popular student workbook section on the Eyewitness Testimony also available to download from TES https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-new-specification-year-1-memory-11206995. Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE.
Year 2 Powerpoint Week 10 - Option 1 Cognition and Development - Baillargeon’s explanations
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Year 2 Powerpoint Week 10 - Option 1 Cognition and Development - Baillargeon’s explanations

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 3 - Forensic Psychology and maps onto our VERY popular Year 2 - Option 1 - Cognition and Development Workbook also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 10 - Baillargeon’s explanation of early infant abilities 1. Baillargeon’s explanation of early infant abilities including; 2. Knowledge of the physical world and violation of expectation research Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course. Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Powerpoint - Stress - Week 2 - The Role of stress in illness
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Powerpoint - Stress - Week 2 - The Role of stress in illness

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Paper 3 Stress Student Workbook and covers the following: The role of stress in illness, with reference to immunosuppression and cardiovascular disorders. The role of stress in illness, with reference to cardiovascular disorders Fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp and Online Lesson by Lesson Video Tutorials on our Youtube Channel the PsychExamHelper.
Poster - What is Psychology
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Poster - What is Psychology

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Visual and Engaging Psychology Specific Posters by Nick and Bethan Redshaw As most of you know we run the very popular Psychexamhelp on Twitter. Many a time we have been asked by teachers how they can get hold of our colourful and engaging posters. So by popular demand we have posted them here on TES all you need to do is print them out at your school. Designed by us their aim is to break down the AQA Psychology Specification into easily digestible chunks of information. Our visual and attention grabbing designs are guaranteed to brighten up your classrooms and engage your students. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering Social Influence put up your Social Influence posters and create colourful and engaging learning environments for your pupils? We offer over 100 different designs, covering all the psychology topics topics, from Paper 1 through to Paper 3.
Poster - Approaches - Approaches in Psychology
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Poster - Approaches - Approaches in Psychology

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Visual and Engaging Psychology Specific Posters by Nick and Bethan Redshaw As most of you know we run the very popular Psychexamhelp on Twitter. Many a time we have been asked by teachers how they can get hold of our colourful and engaging posters. So by popular demand we have posted them here on TES all you need to do is print them out at your school. Designed by us their aim is to break down the AQA Psychology Specification into easily digestible chunks of information. Our visual and attention grabbing designs are guaranteed to brighten up your classrooms and engage your students. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering Psychopathology or Approaches put up this poster and create colourful and engaging learning environments for your pupils? We offer over 100 different designs, covering all the psychology topics topics, from Paper 1 through to Paper 3.
PowerPoint - Research Methods - Week 4 Data handling and analysis
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PowerPoint - Research Methods - Week 4 Data handling and analysis

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Research Methods Section of our Popular Student Workbooks and covers the following:: Week 4 Data handling and analysis Learning Objectives On completion of this section you should be familiar with the following: Lesson 1. Types of data · Quantitative and qualitative data; the distinction between qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques. · Primary and secondary data, including meta-analysis. Lesson 2. Descriptive statistics · Measures of central tendency – mean, median, mode; calculation of mean, median and mode · Measures of dispersion; range and standard deviation; calculation of range; calculation of percentages. Lesson 3. Graphs · Presentation and display of quantitative data: graphs, tables, scattergrams, bar charts. · Distributions: normal and skewed distributions; characteristics of normal and skewed distributions. Lesson 4. Data handling and analysis · Analysis and interpretation of correlation, including correlation coefficients. Lesson 5. Inferential Testing · Probability and significance; Type I and Type II errors. · Factors affecting the choice of statistical test · The use of statistical tables and critical values in interpretation of significance FOR FURTHER SUPPORT CHECK OUT - This Lesson on our Twitter Moments https://twitter.com/i/moments/956450738196148224
Paper 1 - SOCIAL INFLUENCE - SPECIAL OFFER (40% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - SOCIAL INFLUENCE - SPECIAL OFFER (40% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the SOCIAL INFLUENCE Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint's for the Psychopathology Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - Types of Conformity Lesson 1 - Types of conformity Lesson 2 - Explanations for conformity Lesson 3 - Asch (1951) Conformity in Unambiguous Situations Lesson 4 - Variables affecting conformity Week 2 - Conformity to social roles as investigated by Zimbardo Lesson 5 - Conformity to social roles as investigated by Zimbardo. Week 3 - Explanations for obedience - Milgram Lesson 6 - Explanations for Obedience Lesson 7 - Milgram's (1963) Study of Obedience to Authority Lesson 8 - Situational variables affecting obedience Lesson 9 - Dispositional explanation for obedience Week 4 - Explanations of resistance to social influence Lesson 10 - Explanations of resistance Lesson 11 - Minority influence Lesson 12 - The role of social influence processes in social change Supported by FREE Support and our Lesson by Lesson Twitter Moments https://twitter.com/psychexamhelp/status/953985169572196352
Year 2 Powerpoint Week 23 - Option 3 Forensic - Biological Explanations of Offender Profiling
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Year 2 Powerpoint Week 23 - Option 3 Forensic - Biological Explanations of Offender Profiling

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 3 - Forensic Psychology and maps onto our VERY popular Year 2 - Option 3 - Forensic Psychology Workbook also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 23 - Biological Explanations of Offending Behaviour 1. An historical approach (atavistic form) 2. Genetics 3. Neural explanations. Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course. Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Paper 1  - ATTACHMENT - SPECIAL OFFER (49% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - ATTACHMENT - SPECIAL OFFER (49% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the Attachment Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint’s for the Attachment Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - Explanations of Attachment Lesson 1 - Animal studies of attachment Lorenz and Harlow Lesson 2 - Bowlby’s Monotropic Theory of Attachment Lesson 3 - The Learning Theory of Attachment Week 2 - Caregiver-infant interactions in humans Lesson 4 -Caregiver-infant interactions in humans Lesson 5 - Stages of attachment identified by Schaffer Lesson 6 - Multiple attachments and the role of the father Week 3 - Types of Attachment Lesson 7 - Use of the “Strange Situation” Lesson 8 - Cultural variations in attachment including van Ijzendoorn Week 4 - Bowlbys Theory of Maternal Deprivation Lesson 9 - Bowlbys Theory of Maternal Deprivation Lesson 10 - Romanian orphan studies Lesson 11 - The influence of early attachment
Powerpoint- Biopsychology -  Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain
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Powerpoint- Biopsychology - Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Biopsychology Section of our Popular Student Paper 2 Workbook and covers the following: ** Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain** Localisation of function in the brain and hemispheric lateralisation: motor, somatosensory, visual, auditory and language centres; Broca’s and Wernicke’s areas, split brain research. Plasticity and functional recovery of the brain after trauma. Fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp
Paper 3 - STRESS - SPECIAL OFFER (27% Off) Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle
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Paper 3 - STRESS - SPECIAL OFFER (27% Off) Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER - Paper 3 - STRESS Workbook & Powerpoints Written by leading authors and teachers Nick and Bethan Redshaw to help their students achieve their full potential. (Teacher Reference - **JB **Can not recommend this pack more highly! Has made the delivery of A level psych a dream! ) The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) are also available individually here on TES Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Cover: Option 2 Stress - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 1. The physiology of stress, including general adaptation syndrome, the hypothalamic pituitary-adrenal system, the sympathomedullary pathway and the role of cortisol. Week 2. The role of stress in illness, including reference to immunosuppression and cardiovascular disorders. Week 3. Sources of stress and Measuring Stress Life changes and daily hassles. Workplace stress, including the effects of workload and control. Measuring stress: self-report scales (Social Readjustment Ratings Scale and Hassles and Uplifts Scale) and physiological measures, including skin conductance response. Week 4. Individual differences in stress: personality types A, B and C and associated behaviours; hardiness, including commitment, challenge and control. Week 5. Managing and coping with stress: drug therapy (benzodiazepines, beta blockers), stress inoculation therapy and biofeedback. Gender differences in coping with stress. The role of social support in coping with stress; types of social support, including instrumental, emotional and esteem support. Our Resources are fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp and Online Lesson by Lesson Video Tutorials on our Youtube Channel the PsychExamHelper.
Powerpoint - Biopsychology - Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain
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Powerpoint - Biopsychology - Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Biopsychology Section of our Popular Student Paper 2 Workbook and covers the following: Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain Ways of studying the brain: scanning techniques, including: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) Electroencephalogram (EEGs) Event-related potentials (ERPs) Post-mortem examinations Fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp
Paper 2 - BIOPSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER (27% OFF) Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle
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Paper 2 - BIOPSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER (27% OFF) Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle

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Written by leading authors and teachers Nick and Bethan Redshaw to help their students achieve their full potential. (Teacher Reference - JB Can not recommend these resources more highly! Has made the delivery of A level psych a dream! ) The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) are also available individually here on TES Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Cover: Paper 2 BIOPSYCHOLOGY - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 1 - The Influence of genes on behaviour The influence of genes on behaviour. Genotype and phenotype, genetic basis of behaviour, evolution and behaviour The influence of biological structures on behaviour The divisions of the nervous system: central and peripheral (somatic and autonomic). The structure and function of sensory, relay and motor neurons. The process of synaptic transmission, including reference to neurotransmitters, excitation and inhibition. Week 2 - The Influence of neurochemistry on behaviour The function of the endocrine system: glands and hormones. The fight or flight response including the role of adrenaline. Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain Localisation of function in the brain and hemispheric lateralisation: motor, somatosensory, visual, auditory and language centres; Broca’s and Wernicke’s areas, split brain research. Plasticity and functional recovery of the brain after trauma. Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain Scanning techniques, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); electroencephalogram (EEGs) and event-related potentials (ERPs) Post-mortem examinations Week 5 - Biological Rhythms Circadian, infradian and ultradian and the difference between these rhythms. The effect of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers on the sleep/wake cycle. Our workbooks, powerpoints and resources are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp). Students can also receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback at a small extra cost for more information go to our website or contact us through twitter.
Poster - Careers in Psychology
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Poster - Careers in Psychology

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Visual and Engaging Psychology Specific Posters by Nick and Bethan Redshaw As most of you know we run the very popular Psychexamhelp on Twitter. Many a time we have been asked by teachers how they can get hold of our colourful and engaging posters. So by popular demand we have posted them here on TES all you need to do is print them out at your school. Designed by us their aim is to break down the AQA Psychology Specification into easily digestible chunks of information. Our visual and attention grabbing designs are guaranteed to brighten up your classrooms and engage your students. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering Social Influence put up your Social Influence posters and create colourful and engaging learning environments for your pupils? We offer over 100 different designs, covering all the psychology topics topics, from Paper 1 through to Paper 3.
Poster - Ten Good Reasons to Study Psychology
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Poster - Ten Good Reasons to Study Psychology

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Visual and Engaging Psychology Specific Posters by Nick and Bethan Redshaw As most of you know we run the very popular Psychexamhelp on Twitter. Many a time we have been asked by teachers how they can get hold of our colourful and engaging posters. So by popular demand we have posted them here on TES all you need to do is print them out at your school. Designed by us their aim is to break down the AQA Psychology Specification into easily digestible chunks of information. Our visual and attention grabbing designs are guaranteed to brighten up your classrooms and engage your students. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering Social Influence put up your Social Influence posters and create colourful and engaging learning environments for your pupils? We offer over 100 different designs, covering all the psychology topics topics, from Paper 1 through to Paper 3.
MTLP Lesson Plan - Research Methods - Week 04 Data Handling and Analysis
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MTLP Lesson Plan - Research Methods - Week 04 Data Handling and Analysis

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. This Outstanding (OFSTED) Medium Term Lesson Plan covers the whole of Week 04 Data Handling and Analysis (LOTS of Maths - a must have..) Learning Objectives On completion of this week your students should be familiar with the following: 1. Types of data · Quantitative and qualitative data; the distinction between qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques. · Primary and secondary data, including meta-analysis. 2. Descriptive statistics · Measures of central tendency – mean, median, mode; calculation of mean, median and mode · Measures of dispersion; range and standard deviation; calculation of range; · Calculation of percentages. 3. Graphs · Presentation and display of quantitative data: graphs, tables, scattergrams, bar charts. · Distributions: normal and skewed distributions; characteristics of normal and skewed distributions. 4. Analysis and interpretation of correlation, including correlation coefficients 5. Introduction to statistical testing; the sign test. This resource is best used alongside our other outstanding resources also found here on TES but we have made it available in Word Format and can be fully adapted with minimum effort to your own resources. Also contact us about you and your students joining our ONLINE Community for Live feedback and eAssessments.