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  • 19 Nov Louise Vaughan
    ERQ Sample: SCT
    Hi John, I'm unsure as to how much detail the student needs to include for description of studies in a 22 marker. I've been told that if they include a study they must detail aim, procedure, results and conclusion but I notice in the example...
  • 19 Nov John Crane
    Etiologies of disorders
    Dear Chris, Yes, that is in the text above the options and it was in the clarifications. Please see the clarifications for Paper 2 under "Updates."
  • 19 Nov Jillian Hoogenhout
    The Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test
    Hi John, my students have chosen Peterson & Peterson 1959 to replicate for their IA. I just want to confirm that Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test is the correct inferential statistics to use?
  • 18 Nov Chris Barnes
    Etiologies of disorders
    Dear John, Given the fact that the "The integration of biological, cognitive, sociocultural approaches to understanding behaviour and Approaches to research Ethical considerations" are actually in the GUIDANCE section, can they be directly...
  • 18 Nov Ian Latham
    Writing ERQs
    Thanks. V.helpful.
  • 18 Nov John Crane
    Writing ERQs
    Dear Ian I would guess that the student could get full marks for B, potentially full marks for C, assuming that the studies are linked to the demands of the question. Yes, D would be a max of 2 and E could earn full marks. And yes, I think...
  • 18 Nov Ian Latham
    Writing ERQs
    A student who has provided a easy-to-read detailed accurate description of two highly relevant studies in response to an ERQ 'discuss' or 'evaluate' or 'contrast' command but who has not dealt with the issues raised by the command term is most...
  • Thanks, Emily. Fixed.
  • 18 Nov John Crane
    Myths about studying
    Thank you, Jessica!
  • Hi John. Just noticed that the Question 2 on the student copy is different from the online version and answers. Best regards.
  • 17 Nov Jessica Bradford
    Myths about studying
    Here is a link to a a kahoot that addresses the above myths:
  • Oops! And found more than one! Thanks. Fixed.