I have received a few questions recently about the synoptic aspect of the A2 papers and thought I would pass on my views!
The synoptic criteria has been dropped from the mark scheme. It is essentially equivalent to IDA.
ISSUES, DEBATES AND APPROACHES (IDA)
- The AO2 mark scheme includes a criterion regarding IDA.
- IDA is not credited in Psychopathology, nor in AO1 (if a question is parted and a student puts IDA in the AO1 part there is no credit). Read the rest of this entry »