This Third Edition provides a comprehensive and fully up to date guide for all those preparing to sit the National Admissions Test for Law. It has been thoroughly revised to take account of the recent changes to the test and to reflect the latest advice and guidance relevant for candidates. Readers will find all they need to face the exam with confidence, fulfil their potential and succeed in their application.
Aimed at applicants for graduate or managerial jobs, How to Pass Advanced Verbal Reasoning Tests addresses the rising demand for more difficult preparation material. Offering unbeatable score-improving practice for online or pen and paper tests, it will help you to prepare thoroughly and impress your potential employer. With over 550 practice questions and answers available, covering all the major types of advanced verbal reasoning, along with explanations of scores to help you improve, How to Pass Advanced Verbal Reasoning Tests contains everything you need to know to stand out from the crowd.
Teacher Education and Practice, a peer-refereed journal, is dedicated to the encouragement and the dissemination of research and scholarship related to professional education. The journal is concerned, in the broadest sense, with teacher preparation, practice and policy issues related to the teaching profession, as well as being concerned with learning in the school setting. The journal also serves as a forum for the exchange of diverse ideas and points of view within these purposes. As a forum, the journal offers a public space in which to critically examine current discourse and practice as well as engage in generative dialogue. Alternative forms of inquiry and representation are invited, and authors from a variety of backgrounds and diverse perspectives are encouraged to contribute. Teacher Education & Practice is published by Rowman & Littlefield.
Karen K. Kirst-Ashman's introductory book enhances readers' ability to grasp the essence and spirit of generalist social work and the issues in social welfare that social workers address every day. Giving those who are contemplating a career in social work a solid introduction to the profession, Kirst-Ashman presents a balanced introductory look within a unifying theme of critical thinking that trains readers to be more evaluative of key concepts. This fifth edition is completely updated in every chapter, and includes practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the book provides numerous case examples to illustrate social work practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Following the 2007–09 financial crisis, mainstream finance theory was criticized for failing to forecast the market crash, which resulted in large losses for investors. Has our finance theory, which many consider an idealization that does not take reality into account, failed investors? Do we need to reconsider the theory and how it is taught (and practiced)? This book explores current critiques of mainstream theory and discusses implications for the curricula of finance programs as well as for practitioners. In so doing, the authors integrate a review of the literature supported by conversations with finance professors, asset managers, and other market players.
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If you are applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities, you may be required to take one of the Oxbridge-specific admission tests. This text provides all the essential information you need to understand the format and structure of the tests along with vital practice in the sort of questions you will face. The book covers, in detail, the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) for both institutions, focusing on critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It includes a practice test with answers and explanations and also guidance on the writing task undertaken by applicants to Oxford. This revised and updated edition includes new material across all parts of the book. It provides enhanced information on interviews and personal statements, coverage of the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP), and expanded sections on the other tests for English, history, physics, mathematics and computer sciences. Rosalie Hutton BSc, MSc, MCIPD, is an Occupational Psychologist who has specialised in the field of assessment and testing for 25 years. As CEO of her own company, Rosalie has designed and published a range of psychological assessment measures and is the co-author of a number of assessment books on multiple-choice questions. Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD, is a consultant to organisations concerned with recruitment and selection by way of assessment or examination. Previously a Police Superintendent and Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit, he co-authors books on criminal law and assessment.
How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests provides a huge bank of questions as well as advice and practice exercises to help you prepare for the rigorous tests used by employers, helping you to build up speed, accuracy and confidence. Covering a range of numerical and verbal skills, it provides 500 practice questions, including 10 realistic full length practice tests; a glossary of essential terms in English usage; a glossary of key mathematical terms and methods; study tips and winning test strategies; answers, explanations and interpretations of your scores. With information on what to expect when attending an assessment centre and detailed advice on how to excel in each activity, How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests provides unrivalled support to help you to succeed and win that graduate job.
Most organizations and many educational institutions use some form of psychological testing as part of their employment or selection procedures. The tests aim to discover the ability of candidates and also assess their aptitude or future potential. The Aptitude Test Workbook is designed to help you get into the right frame of mind for taking such tests, see where you can improve your key skills and gain awareness of your strengths and where they can take you. A unique new book, it is the companion title to the best-selling Test Your Own Aptitude, but with a more spacious layout, help sections and expert tips. There are 16 tests with over 400 questions categorized as follows: verbal tests; numerical tests; perceptual tests; spatial tests; practical tests. The results will help you to assess your aptitude, and decide which type of career might suit you best. Also a great source of practice material, this valuable new book will help you to prepare for the real thing.
THINK Critically is a cutting-edge self-reflective guide for improving critical thinking skills through careful analysis, reasoned inference and thoughtful evaluation of contemporary culture and ideas. Taking cues from everyday life -- education, business, health sciences, social work, law, government policy issues and current events -- THINK Critically bridges the principles of critical thinking with real-world application. With a highly-visual design, accessible narrative, and interactive approach, THINK Critically strengthens students' skills and motivation to make reasoned judgments. This text introduces critical thinking by showcasing what vital and central positive habits of mind are, revisiting and building upon those skills throughout the text. Jam-packed with engaging examples and masterful exercises, THINK Critically explains how to clarify ideas, analyze arguments, and evaluate inductive, deductive, comparative, ideological and empirical reasoning.
The best business schools place great emphasis on a candidate's performance in the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Yet many students let themselves down by poor preparation and deliver results which are at best average and at worst very poor indeed. How to Pass the GMAT is your way to put yourself at the head of the queue of over 250,000 people who consider applying to business school each year. Written by Mike Bryon, a recognised expert in psychometrics and training solutions, the book gives you the skills you need to gain a competitive score that will stand out. Beginning with a "warm up" for candidates whose knowledge of algebra, geometry, grammar and critical reasoning may be somewhat rusty, the book then expands to provide a rigorous rehearsal regime for the real test. In the pages which follow, you can test yourself with six full-length and highly realistic practice questions which will assess your capabilities in problem solving, data sufficiency, reading comprehension, sentence correction and more. Or, for the busy candidate short on time but still needing to practice, there are 20 different mini-tests. Brimming with more than 600 highly-focused practice questions, the book also provides you with full answers, explanations and assessment of scores. This means that not only can you see where you've gone wrong, but you can also see where to improve your performance and revise your approach to deliver a GMAT score which will be both a credit to you and which will put you in the higher reaches of the admission queue.
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A fully up-to-date guide to the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure success.
If we want all our students to become better thinkers and learners, we must design rigorous learning experiences that go beyond helping them simply master standards. In this guide, Robyn R. Jackson takes you step by step through the process of planning rigorous instruction--what great teachers do to ensure students have a learning destination that's worth working toward and that the path they take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers. Here, you'll learn how to * Create a rigorous unit assessment to guide your instruction and ensure standards mastery. * Select rigorous learning materials by examining the type of thinking you want students to engage in and the type of understanding you want them to acquire. * Choose rigorous instructional strategies by looking at ways to help students grasp new content and acquire new skills, apply what they are learning in a meaningful way, use thinking processes to synthesize new understandings, and adapt these understandings to new contexts across disciplines. * Create a rigorous learning unit, tailored to your standards and classroom content, and to the students you teach.
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An essential book for anyone thinking of taking, or about to take, the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers. You must pass these tests before starting your course, and this up to date text tells you exactly what to expect and how to prepare for the latest versions of the tests. There is an emphasis on support and clear guidance throughout, along with plenty of practice material, so you can face the tests with confidence and succeed in your application. It provides: a guide to the variety of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision and routes into teaching a preparation timeline comprehensive coverage of both the numeracy and literacy tests an audit of your strengths and areas for improvement in literacy and numeracy example questions and answers, highlighting common errors, providing top tips for success, with theories and methods fully explained full practice papers plus test-taking and revision strategies discrete topics within the numeracy and literacy sections enabling focused learning, with explanations and hundreds of examples larger format pages, with topics covered across double page spreads for ease of use and more memorable learning.