BTEC Nationals Information Technology Student Book + Activebook: For the 2016 specifications (BTEC Nationals IT 2016)

October 3, 2019 - Comment

Each Student Book and ActiveBook have has clearly laid out pages with a range of supportive features to aid learning and teaching: Getting to know your unit sections ensure learners understand the grading criteria and unit requirements. Getting ready for Assessment sections focus on preparation for external assessment with guidance for learners on what to

Each Student Book and ActiveBook have has clearly laid out pages with a range of supportive features to aid learning and teaching: Getting to know your unit sections ensure learners understand the grading criteria and unit requirements. Getting ready for Assessment sections focus on preparation for external assessment with guidance for learners on what to expect. Hints and tips will help them prepare for assessment and sample answers are provided for a range of question types including, short and long answer questions, all with a supporting commentary., Learners can also prepare for internal assessment using this feature. A case study of a learner completing the internal assessment for that unit covering ‘How I got started’, ‘How I brought it all together’ and ‘What I got from the experience’. Pause Point feature provide opportunities for learners to self-evaluate their learning at regular intervals., Each Pause Point point feature gives learners a Hint or Extend option to either revisit and reinforce the topic or to encourage independent research or study skills. Case Study and Theory into Practice features enable development of problem-solving skills and place the theory into real life situations learners could encounter. Assessment Activity/Practice provide scaffolded assessment practice activities that help prepare learners for assessment., Within each assessment practice activity, a Plan, Do and Review section supports learners’ formative assessment by making sure they fully understand what they are being asked to do, what their goals are and how to evaluate the task and consider how they could improve. Dedicated Think Future pages provide case studies from the industry, with a focus on aspects of skills development that can be put into practice in a real work environment and further study.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Good for gist and syllabus mapping but lacks specifics or depth A necessary purchase for the new specification, this was pretty late coming.Pearson really ought to have this text books out well before a new course is live.The text is fully mapped to the criteria and syllabus for each of the outlined units, and provides a useful guide to what is required in each section. However, this does not have depth and does not provide specific information when needed – especially in relation to legislation. Something might be mentioned but the…

Anonymous says:

Surprisingly lite on content for all the units in the … Surprisingly lite on content for all the units in the course. Only has the “easy” units. Anything complicated in the new BTEC from 2016 onwards isn’t covered and you are on your own.

Anonymous says:

Recommended by college and by us now too. Was recommended by college and became my son’s go to book for the entire 2 years of his course! I was concerned about the price but needn’t have as so well used.

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