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Vocational A-level information and communication technology

Author: Maggie Banks
Publisher: Harlow : Longman, ©2000.
Series: Longman vocational A-level / series editor: Jenny Lawson
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by a team of seven authors, this text covers the Advanced GNVQ Information Communication Technology coursework. The text book is packed with practical activities, key skills are referenced  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Banks
ISBN: 0582357098 9780582357099
OCLC Number: 44562744
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: About the authors Preface What is Vocational A-level ICT?How do you achieve an award in Vocational A-level ICT?Acknowledgements 1. Presenting information - Julia Wright Introduction Organisations and their use of information Standard documents and their purpose Presentation techniques and combined information Long document presentation techniquesAccuracy of information Suitability of prepared documents Good practice Security procedures Revision questions 2. IT serving organisations Maggie Banks Types of organisation Functions within organisations Information and its use Management information systems (MIS)Revision questions 3. Spreadsheet design Alan Jarvis Spreadsheet activities Design and presentation Programming Analysis and specification Testing and documentation Revision questions 4. Systems installation and presentation Peter Bradshaw IntroductionIT system components - hardwareIT system components - softwareSafety and security Revision questions 5. Systems analysis Alan Jarvis Introduction Feasibility study Investigation Structured analysis tools System specification Reaching conclusions Revision questions6. Database design Bob Crooks Database concepts Logical data modelling Normalisation Relational database structure Relational database construction Testing Documentation Revision questions 7. Impact of ICT on Society Alison DuffDevelopment of ICT over the last two decades The information society The impact of ICT on working practices The impact of ICT on methods of production The effects of ICT on the environment Legislation for ICT users The future use of ICT Revision questions Good working practice guide Standard ways of working Keeping information secure Managing your work Working safely Health and Safety at Work Act Data Protection Act Do's and Don'tsPortfolio guide Performance when doing assignments Presenting information The structure of your portfolio Moderation and internal assessments Key Skills guide Key Skills signposting Key Skills terms How to read a Key Skills unit Examination of Key Skills Examination guide Which units are externally tested?Abbreviations Index
Series Title: Longman vocational A-level / series editor: Jenny Lawson
Responsibility: Maggie Banks [and others].


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