Jacaranda Psychology VCE

FOR THE VCAA STUDY DESIGN (2023-2027) UNITS 1-4

Everything you need for your students to succeed.

Victoria’s most trusted VCE Psychology resource, streamlined. Expert author, John Grivas, provides essential knowledge and clear guidance to help you navigate the new Study Design and get students exam ready. 

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How we are different

  • Exam ready

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    Get exam ready: Past VCAA exam questions (all since 2013)

    Students can start preparing from lesson one, with past VCAA exam questions embedded in every lesson.  

    Practice, customisable SACs are available to build student competence and confidence. 

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  • clear content

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    Concise research-based content to support all students

    Based on feedback from teachers, expert author John Grivas has streamlined the content to cover the new Study Design, giving students clear and targeted guidance through the entire VCE Psychology course. 

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    Learn online with Australia’s most powerful learning platform, learnON

    Be confident your students can get unstuck and progress, in class or at home. For every question online they receive immediate feedback. Teacher-led videos to learn and re-learn. Instant reports make tracking progress simple. 

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Titles in this series

Table of contents

To view content, simply click on the chapter link in blue and the PDF will open up.

Psychology VCE Units 1 & 2 9e

Topic 1: Science skills and research methods in psychology
Topic 2: The complexity of psychological development
Topic 3: Typical and atypical psychological development
Topic 4: Role of the brain in mental processes and behaviour
Topic 5: Brain plasticity and brain injury
Topic 6: Social cognition
Topic 7: Factors that influence individual and group behaviour
Topic 8: Perception
Topic 9: Distortions of perception

digital

Title: JACARANDA PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 1 & 2 9E LEARNON
ISBN: 9781119888222
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $50.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

digital + Print

Title: JACARANDA PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 1 & 2 9E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9781119888215
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $80.00
($50 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

Workbook

Title: JACARANDA WORKBOOK FOR PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 1 & 2 9E
ISBN: 9781119888420
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $39.95

The Workbook is the perfect print companion to the series, with bite-sized activities to help students learn deeply.

Table of contents

To view content, simply click on the chapter link in blue and the PDF will open up.

Psychology VCE Units 3 & 4 8e

Topic 1: Science skills and research methods in psychology
Topic 2: Nervous system functioning
Topic 3: Stress as a psychobiological process
Topic 4: Models to explain learning
Topic 5: The psychobiological process of memory
Topic 6: The demand for sleep
Topic 7: Importance of sleep to mental wellbeing
Topic 8: Defining mental wellbeing
Topic 9: Application of a biopsychosocial approach to explain specific phobia
Topic 10: Maintenance of mental wellbeing

DIGITAL

Title: JACARANDA PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 3 & 4 8E LEARNON
ISBN: 9781119888048
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $50.00

learnON is the digital platform for students and teachers. Teachers get access to a bank of additional support resources – free!

DIGITAL + Print

Title: JACARANDA PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 3 & 4 8E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9781119888109
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $80.00
($50 plus an additional $30 for print)

The best of both worlds! Get full access to learnON and a printed copy for just $30 extra. The digital access code is printed on the inside of your textbook. This code will not be emailed to you.

Workbook

Title: JACARANDA WORKBOOK FOR PSYCHOLOGY VCE UNITS 3 & 4 8E
ISBN: 9781119888024
Publication Date: 2022
RRP: $39.95

The Workbook is the perfect print companion to the series, with bite-sized activities to help students learn deeply.

  • Series features

    • Tried, tested and trusted. The NEW Jacaranda Psychology VCE series continues to deliver curriculum-aligned material with the flexibility to engage students of all abilities.
    • Expert author John Grivas has streamlined the content to provide clear guidance through the course, while ensuring 100% coverage of the new VCE Psychology Study Design (2023-2027). 
    • New! Access targeted questions sets including all relevant past VCAA exam questions since 2013. Ensure assessment preparedness with practice SACs for Areas of Study. 
    • New! Teacher-led videos unpack concepts and explain VCAA exam questions.
    • New! Optional in-depth case studies and additional material available to support student understanding and engagement in Psychology. 
    • The Jacaranda Psychology VCE Workbook is the perfect print companion to the series, with bite-sized activities to help students of all abilities, learn deeply. 
    • New! Access the entire course anywhere, anytime, all in learnON:
      • Trusted content brought to life with embedded videos, interactivities and banks of digital resources.
      • Immediate feedback to help students get unstuck, with access to sample responses (online and offline).
      • A testmaker where you can create custom tests from the complete bank of 1,000s of questions (including past VCAA exam questions).
      • Data analytics and instant reports provide data-driven insights into performance across the entire course.
      • Enhanced teacher support, including work programs, curriculum grids, quarantined tests and SACs complete with worked solutions and marking rubrics.
      • And much more! 

  • Authors

    John Grivas

    Adam Bylsma

    Nicole Letch

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