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                              Introduction Title
      Unit




                                                        All konw about the policies of class,   how is the unit        Introduction to unit and to the use of reference sources.
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                                                        i/net access.                           assessed (marked)?     Housekeeping arrangements: Internet access policy, schedule for
                                                        All to know the title and the main      What do you have to    assignments, folder management, etc. Familiarise with an overview of
                                                        goal of this unit.                      do for this unit?      learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Select reference sources.
                                                        Some can describe them in detail,       What is an             Prepare handouts re policy and/or timetable.
                                                        the goals and the structure of the      information system?
                                                        unit                                                           Class discussion: Thinking points (SB 1 page 81)


                                                                                                                       research to find out how an information system works - how the
                                                                                                                       electronic library system works, how the online shopping system works.
                                                                                                                       Draw sketches to indicate information movement.




                                                        All know the operations in a company. quick discussion: How    game. A role in a company, to mimic the running of the comany. The
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                              operations in companies
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                                                        Some can describe the operations        does a company         whole class is divided into departments of the company. The teacher is
                                                        without prompts.                        operate? What goes     acting as a customer (external). Simulate the operations.
                                                                                                on everyday inside a
                                                                                                company? What are      Create a presentation to demonstrate the operations to yr10 students.
                                                                                                invovled when a
                                                                                                customer order         Demonstrate the way draw the organisatinal chart and info diagram.
                                                                                                something?
                                                       All know the functional areas and      A company have          3.2.2 Students learn about the functional areas of an organisation.
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                            Functional areas
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                                                       their functions.                       different kind of       Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 88)
                                                       All can describe in detail verbally.   functions - suchas
                                                       Some can describe in writing, in       purchasing and selling. Write a report to descirbe the functions of each functional area.
                                                       detail. And use organisational chart   They are usually        Explain why not all have the same kind of set up.
                                                                                              organised into
                                                                                              departments.            A report describing the functional areas.
                                                                                                                      An organisational chart
                                                                                                                      an explanation about organisational chart and its advantges and
                                                                                                                      disadvantages


                                                       All know the three ways of internal    where does the whole    3.2.3 Students learn about the flows of information in an organisation.
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                            Information Flow Diagram




                                                       flow and the existence of external     operation start? In a   Activity 3.2: Information flows (SB 1 page 90) – individual/group
                                                       flow.                                  school, in a company?   activity
                                                       All can describe them using
                                                       examples. Using correct charts                                 discussion on the starting point of operations, and steps that follow.
                                                       including some details.                                        Draw the diagram to show information movement.
                                                       Some can describe in correct chart,
                                                       with most of the operations labelled                           information flow diagram for a given company.
                                                       clearly,                                                       Show functional areas, external ones too, show informantion flow
                                                                                                                      direction and the message nature.
                                                                                                                      Plus a clear textual description of the three types of flows in a
                                                                                                                      company.
                                                                                                                      May include more than two external players.


                                                                                                                      Upto now, students should have very good ideas about the structure
                                                                                                                      and the operations of the company. they should complete P3 before
                                                                                                                      next lesson.
                                       All know that organisations use       How are information   Knowing enough about the company, then find out HOW database
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                            examples
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                                       information for their operations.     systems used in the   is/could be used in it, HOW internet is/could be used in it. What
                                       All can describe the various uses     real world?           information is produced by the systems (database and/or internet)?
                                       briefly                               What is an            Who uses them? At what levels are they used? To answer these
                                       Some can describe in detail the       information system?   questions, imagine you have the company's database of stocks and
                                       features of applications and          Start from an         order systems at hand, and use it as an example to illustrate.
                                       procedures involved, using examples   examples?
                                                                                                   Research on the internet, read book (purposes section), discuss with
                                                                                                   classmates in groups of 5. Students will present their findings verbally
                                                                                                   to the class.


                                                                                                   Make sure you know what information is required for the company
                                                                                                   director to have if he wants decide to open a new branch, or what
                                                                                                   information for the branch manager to have for him to decide if to
                                                                                                   open on Saturdays or not. Then what information is for the people in
                                                                                                   the warehouse to have to decide on reorder or not.


                                                                                                   Individually WRITE a report, or presentation, to organise the findings
                                                                                                   for P2.
                                       All know the four purposes of using   You know that            3.2.1 Students learn how organisations use business information,
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                            purposes
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                                       information and can summarise them    information is needed, starting with its purposes.
                                       briefly, using some examples.         and they should have     Read the book, summarise the purposes.
                                       Some can describe in detail and use   good qualities. Now,     Find examples of each type of purpose.
                                       the correct examples.                 what do they use the     Write a report.
                                                                             informatino for? It is
                                                                             interesting to find out A poster to demonstrate the use of information for different
                                                                             if they are doing te     purposes at different levels of company hierachy.
                                                                             right thing.
                                                                All know the informatino needed for   what do they need to    Having completed the game and diagrams, we'll look at the information
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                            Information needed for operations



                                                                the operations, for the different     carry out their tasks? and data themselves in detail. Now list all the information that is
                                                                departments, could be briefly.                                required to carry out their tasks at the company.
                                                                Some can explain in detail,                                   At least four different kinds of tasks to be included. Ideally one task
                                                                thoroughly.                                                   for each department, then one task for the manager and one task for
                                                                All can apply the learning to                                 the director.
                                                                HomeMagic
                                                                                                                              Student discussion (in pairs) on why the data is needed, what would
                                                                                                                              happen if no infomration if given.
                                                                                                                              Individually complete the report of the findings.


                                                                                                                              In this report, list all the information that is required for operations
                                                                                                                              to be successful, by functional areas.
                                                                                                                              Describe why the data/information is essential, what happens if the
                                                                                                                              information is not available.


                                                                                                                              Then use the book to summarise the characteristics of good
                                                                                                                              information.


                                                                                                                              Konw at least one example of using information systems in
                                                                                                                              organisations.
                                                                                                                              Describe the stages of using information (collect, data entry, store,
                                                                                                                              process, present etc.)
                                              All know the two types of              last lessons, you have   3.1.1 Characteristics. Students learn about types of information and
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                            Characteristics



                                              information and the characteristics    found out how people     their characteristics.
                                              for good information.                  use information          Case study: Fast food customer satisfaction survey (SB 1 page 82) –
                                              Most can apply them to a given         systems. How             individual/group activity
                                              company's scenarios,                   confident about the      Case study: Retail sales information systems (SB 1 page 84) – group
                                              Some can write up the report to        results given to you     activity
                                              describe with reasonable details.      by the system?           Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 84)
                                                                                                              The chosen company is HomeMagic


                                                                                                              A presentation on the various types of data, the characteristics of
                                                                                                              information.
                                                                                                              All should have clear titles, headings, introductions/explanations.
                                                                                                              Not just groups of bullet points.
                                                                                                              All should include the summary of examples used in class, and give their
                                                                                                              own examples for a chosen company.
                                              All know there are two kinds of        where do companies       Case study: Trade groupings (SB 1 page 86) Activity 3.1: Organisations
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                            Sources
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                                              sources and what they are.             get their information? and information (SB 1 page 86) – individual activity
                                              All can explain the reasons briefly.   Where do you get         The chosen company is HomeMagic
                                              Some can explain in detail,            information?             Write a report to summarise all the possible sources, describe the
                                              thoroughly.                                                     advantages of each type, use the given company to illustrate each case.


                                                                                                              The report should explain the source types, must use examples.
                                                                                                              Must include examples for a given company
                                                                                                              Must have clear titles, headings, explanations. Not just a group of
                                                                                                              slides, full of bullet points.
                                           All know about the legal constraints    can companies use the 3.3.1 Students look at how information is used in organisations and the
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                             constraints
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                                           on the use of business information,     information they have legal issues involved.
                                           and can describe them using some        in whatever way they   Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 91)
                                           relevant examples.                      want?
                                           Some can describe in detail,                                   study the main principles of the laws, summarise them into the first
                                           thoroughly, using correct examples.     apart from laws,       section of the report.
                                           Some can apply te learning to           there are other
                                           HomeMagic                               restrictions on the    A presentation to describe the 4 laws (Data Protection Act 1998,
                                                                                   use of information.    Computer Misuse Act 1990, Freedom of Information Act 2000,
                                           All know that apart from UK lawas       things could be        Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988)
                                           and EU laws, there are other            harmful even if they
                                           constraints on the use of               are legally and        Include examples for the chosen company which is HomeMagic
                                           information. Some can describe them ethically right. Give
                                           in detail and give correct examples.    examples.              3.3.2 Students continue to look at how information is used in
                                           Some can apply the learning to                                 organisations, focusing on the ethical issues.
                                           HomeMagic                                                      Activity 3.3: Codes of practice (SB 1 page 92) – individual activity Class
                                           All know about the operations issues                           discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 93)
                                           involved when using business
                                           information.                                                   Find out the ways companies regulate their staff and operations -
                                           All attempt to apply that learning to                          procedures, codes of prctice, policies.
                                           HomeMagic.
                                           Some can apply to HomeMagic in a                               A summary of the ethic issues and how they are controlled in an
                                           comprehensive manner.                                          organisation, such as HomeMagic.
                                                                         All know the existence of tools such   How are the         3.4.1 Students look at the features and functions of information
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                             the tools used for handling information -



                                                                         as databases, AI & Expert systems,     information         systems, starting with the tools that are available.
                                                                         Internet.                              produced? Do you    Activity 3.5: Tools (SB 1 page 96) – individual/group activity
                                                                         All can describe them using examples. have confidence in
                                                                         Some can describe data-mining and      them?               Summarise the relevant sections of the book
                                                                         predicative modeling.                                      Research on the internet.
                                                                                                                                    Write a report to describe the available tools and their operations.
                                                                                                                                    Must give a picture how the tool is used.


                                                                                                                                    Create a report to describe all the tools used for dealing with
                                                                                                                                    information at the following stages: collect, store, process, present
                                                                                                                                    and use information. Use screenshots to illustrate so that the reader
                                                                                                                                    understand it without referring to other sources.
                                                                                All know at least 4 different types     Applying those tools,   Stock control / EPOS system
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                             Study the real information systems in the world.



                                                                                of information systems and be able      many different          Decision system demonstration.
                                                                                to describe their uses in reasonable    systems have been in    MIS demonstration, (school one).
                                                                                detail.                                 use for many years.     3.4.2 Students look at examples of information systems.
                                                                                All know MIS application in schools                             Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 97)
                                                                                and be able to describe the                                     3.4.3 Students are introduced to management information systems.
                                                                                processes involved.                                             Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 98) Activity 3.6: MIS
                                                                                Some will be able to write a report                             and tools (SB 1 page 99) – individual/group activity
                                                                                on all the information systems in use
                                                                                and with more details to show clear                             Students will collect findings on each type of system, such as examples
                                                                                understanding.                                                  of usage, features, how it is processed. - see template table.


                                                                                                                                                A PRESENTATION that describes the different types of inforation
                                                                                                                                                systems in use, the processes and the people involved and the benefits
                                                                                                                                                they bring.
                                                                                                                                                The targeted audience is Yr10s in their business studies lesson.
                                                                     All know the basic functions and       so many different       3.4.4 Students identify the key elements of information systems.
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                             mapping the system to the departments



                                                                     features that are common to all        systems, what are       Case study: Where in the world are we? (SB 1 page 98) – group activity
                                                                     information systems.                   common to them? So      3.4.5 The functions of information systems are covered.
                                                                     All know the key elements of           that you learn about
                                                                     information systems                    the common things       Write a report to describe the key elements, map them to the actual
                                                                     Some can map them to relate to a       and can handle all of   company's functional areas.
                                                                     given scenario such as a system in a   them?                   also include key features and functions, map them to the functinal
                                                                     company                                                        areas.


                                                                     Learn about the features and                                   A report that describes the key elements, key features and functions
                                                                     functions of information systems and                           of information systems.
                                                                     their application in a real company                            The report should also relate each of the components to the functional
                                                                                                                                    areas of HomeMagic.
                                                                                                                                    Should also recommend on how a company could make more effective
                                                                                                                                    use of the system

                                                                     All complete the unit's tasks and                              Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points of this
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                             Showtime
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                                                                     hand in.                                                       unit. Make it interesting and educational.
Extension/SEN       Plenary              Outcome               Homework Strategy for assessment


a PDP and a gantt   passing the buck     participated in       P3          Q&A
chart for this unit. game - ask a        game.                             Discussion
                    question for         Collected                         Presentation
                    another student to information                         Debate
                    answer, whoever      thoroughly,                       Portfolio
                    answered correctly reasonably weel,                    Peer assessment
                    may ask the next     some                              Pair_Think_Share
                    question. May get    organised info into               Written work
                    help for answers.    sketches - clearly,               Read
                    Start: name two      reasonably clearly.               Exam/Test
                    marking criteria.                                      Other methods


                                                                           Individual
                                                                           Pair
                                                                           Group
write a description what is most         p3                    Continue
of draw a diagram   important                                  to do P3.
to indicate the     department?
game played.        What is seen as
                    the most important
                    one?
                    PASSING THE
                    BUCK.
a chart for the   can a company be      p3   p3
school. Why not   run without setting
having the same   up so many
kind of setup?    different
                  departments?


                  PASSING THE
                  BUCK




a chart for the   Is your diagram       p3   p3
school. Why not   clear enough for a
having the same   stranger to
kind of setup?    understand the
                  company?


                  PASSING
if cannot find their Name three           p2   P2
own examples, use   purposes of using
the school MIS,     information in your
and Northwind.      company.


                    Passing
which type of    Decisin making      p2   P2
purpose is the   happens at three
most important   levels. What are
one? Why?        they and give an
                 example for each.


                 PASSING
How much does it     wwhat will happen    p1   P1
cost to get those    if the information
information? How     required is not
to lower the cost?   there?


                     PASSING
generate examples   which type of       p1   P1
using a real        information is
company.            more useful? Why?




the school's        how to judge if a   p1   P1
informatino         source is good or
sources? How to     not?                     M1, D1
use external
sources to the
best?


DO M1, D1
use HomeMagic as      map the laws to        p5   P5
examples to           the types of
illustrate all the    information that is
main points inthe     likely to govern.
laws.
                      how do companies
design a list of dos regulate their
and don'ts for        operations. Apply it
HomeMagic to          to HomeMagic.
govern their use of
ICT and               how do companies
information system. regulate their
                      operations
design a set of
documents for the
company to
regulate their use
of informatin
system.
Extension: to         Which tool is the   p6   Research
describe an           best one? Why?           AI and ES
example of AI/ES      Which part is the        to find
in detail.            hardest of this          out how it
SEN: Use the          lessn?                   works in
template and with                              real life.
extra examples to
help understanding.                            P6
Describe one         which one do you     p6   P6
system in great      use if you are the
detail, all the      chief director?
possible processes                             M3, M2,
involved.                                      D2


DO M3, M2, D2
Which function or   what are the key      p4                   P4
feature is the      elements of an
most important      information
one? Why? How did system? What are
you get to that     the key functions
conclusion?         of an information
                    system?
                    What is the
                    hardest part of
                    this lesson?




                    photo of posters      Tasks for M and D.
                    Display and vote
                    for the best. Prize
                    giving
                                                                    Objective                        Starter        Main activities                                                Extension
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                                     Title
     Unit




                                                                    All konw about the policies of   List some      Read the spec. Underline the key words about what need to be   deadline - 1
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                                     Introduction
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                                                                    class, i/net access.             features you   learnt.                                                        week
                                                                    Know the content of the unit,    have used in   Copy the model provided, complete and expand it to include 3
                                                                                                     spreadsheet    units and a over grade sheet
                                                                    Know the deadlines               packages.
                                                                    Start practising skills                         On this model, practise formatting - professional looking;
                                                                    Audit of current levels of                      formulas and functions - sum, if, lookup;
                                                                    skills                                          Linking sheets
                                                                                                                    commenting on cells
                                                                                                                    absolute and relative cell references;
                                                                                                                    macro and form buttons -
                                                                    Understand the assignment        name a few     design the model for all units to be recorded.                 can be hand
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                                     your assignment starts today




                                                                    and design the model on paper. things you       The titles for the units are: (resource 1)                     drawn or
                                                                    Design should meet the           could do on    must include operators and functions and formulas.             printed
                                                                    requirements of client.          Excel.         Must be clear enough for another person to implement it.
                                                                                                                    Make the work professional - clearly indicate all possible     deadline: 1
                                                                                                                    elements - colour, font, size, formulae, etc.                  week
                                               Create the model according to while creating       Demonstrate the basic skills again on board, for certain groups.    deadline - 1
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                                    create
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                                               the design.                      the model on                                                                          week
                                                                                computer, go      When completed the formatting and layout, check each other's
                                               Format it to look professional   back to your      work to see what can be improved or corrected.
                                               and fit for purpose              design to         Then can move on to formula setting -up.
                                                                                update, correct Enter relevant formulae.
                                                                                or improve it.    Take screenshots and annotate clearly as evidence.
                                                                                                  show all sheets.
                                                                                                  there are must be task introduction and evidence, concluding
                                                                                                  with a paragraph of writing.




                                               Enter the formulas and           how does IF       Use complex formulas and functions for the model.                   deadline - 1
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                                    create 2
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                                               functions                        function work?    Ensure that each unit is marked, then all units are marked to       week
                                               enter the test data to test                        give a total and final grade for a student in the course.


                                                                                                  Show screenshots as evidence.
                                                                                                  Must be clearly annotated.


                                               Check accuracy of model          name 1 way to     test plan, proof reading, spell checking ,checking data(cross-      deadline - 1
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                                    accuracy
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                                                                                ensure the        cast check)                                                         week
                                                                                accuracy of the
                                                                                work.             Design a test plan - test each unit marking of various scenarios,
                                                                                                  all units, total,- all evidenced with screenshots
                                                                                                  spell checking - evidenced
                                                                                                  cross-cast - totals in two ways must tally - agree.
                                              Sorting data to aid             sorting in        sorting,                                                            deadline - 1
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                             manipulation 1
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                                              interpretation of data and      excel, any        filtering,                                                          lesson
                                              situation                       problems or       auto filtering
                                                                              issues to be      demo of each, write the task intro to clearly specify the need
                                                                              aware of?         for sorting etc. then do it, evidence it.
                                                                              What can
                                                                              sorting be used
                                                                              for? How to do
                                              Graphical presentation of data it?
                                                                             amongst the        choose the data,                                                    deadline - 1
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                             manipulation 2
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                                                                              data in your      explain why graph is better                                         lesson
                                                                              model, which      do the graph,
                                                                              ones are          ensure the right level of details are shown on the graph,           more than
                                                                              better            correctly keyed, etc.                                               one set of
                                                                              presented in      possibly do a trend analysis as an extension                        data is
                                                                              graphs? Find at                                                                       presented
                                                                              least one set.                                                                        in graphs
                                              export and conversion of data   export means      if the data, after conversion, still can be used for calculation,   deadline - 1
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                             manipulation 3
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                                                                              conversion to     then it is meaningful. Otherwise it will not be that convenient.    lesson
                                                                              other format      Only a way of presentation. But it all depends on the purpose .
                                                                              of data, eg.      If fits the purpose, then it is ok.
                                                                              Cvs, html, pdf,
                                                                              doc.              Demo the way of conversion and ways to use them afterwards.
                                                                                                to see the point of conversion.
                                                                          add a user-friendly interface - Name some       macro + buttons + hyperlinks                                       deadline - 1
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                              customisation
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                                                                          buttons                       benefits of                                                                          week
                                                                                                        being lazy?       what can be done by the computer, automatically, with little, as
                                                                                                                          little as possible human intervention?
                                                                                                                          DEMO of
                                                                                                                          Formatting for printing and print -
                                                                                                                          calculations of certain kinds
                                                                                                                          hyperlinks -
                                                                          compare two ways of           given the         creating buttons - of customisation - how much it improves
                                                                                                                          compare two ways                                                   1 week
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                              improve efficiency 2 improve efficiency 1
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                                                                          customisation                 chance, what      (easy to use, effective in working, better result, etc.)
                                                                                                        would you like    customise the menu bar, the toolbars, the hiding and showing of
                                                                                                        to have the       cells, protection of cells, locking, validation.
                                                                                                        computer do
                                                                                                        for you?

                                                                          compare two ways of           name two ways     automated sorting, filtering, different groups, different          together
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                                                                          automation                    of automation     processing all saved in a macro, global macro, workbook macro.     with above
                                                                                                        in excel. OR      Keyboard vs. button. Vs hyperlinks
                                                                                                        things you want
                                                                                                        done
                                                                                                        automatically
                                                                                                        on excel.
                                                    ways to aid interpretation      A teacher use     comparison of Totals , using of Advanced filter[M2]            use all
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                                     manipulation
     6 Advanced Spreadsheet skills




                                                                                    this model to     [Hint: Compare and Merge Workbooks, using colour for fonts     methods
                                                                                    monitor and       and background shading to draw attention to certain part of the mentioned,
                                                                                    manage            data. Pivotal tables,                                          independentl
                                                                                    learning. look                                                                   y.
                                                                                    at the data
                                                                                    table, anything
                                                                                    you want to do
                                                                                    to make it
                                                                                    serves its
                                                                                    purpose better?



                                                    evaluate your effort and your   effort and        Evaluate the effort you have made and the result produced.     evaluate
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                                     evaluation
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                                                    work                            attitude          Self-evaluation                                                thoroughly
                                                                                    determines all.   comments from teachers and peers                               and
                                                                                    What is your      Does the work meet the user requirements and purpose?          critically
                                                                                    interpretation                                                                   without
                                                                                    of this?                                                                         scaffolding.
                                                   justify your work              why do you       a report to justify your model -                                   1 week
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                                                                                  need to justify? structure,
                                                                                  Justify          formatting
                                                                                  something you    colour,
                                                                                  have done        Make a list of the things you think you have done well. Then
                                                                                  wrong or poorly. justify each one.
                                                                                                   Make a list of the things you have done badly, or not so good,
                                                                                                   justify why you have done so, not changed it.


                                                                                                   the purpose of this work is to let the user to gain information,
                                                                                                   correct information, better presented information, clearly and
                                                                                                   correctly interpreted information.
                                                   Complete the folder and                         check the covers and separators. Check any sources need to be      professionall
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                                     final touch
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                                                   submit to the highest                           acknowledged, table of content.                                    y presented
                                                   standard possible.                                                                                                 work, on
                                                                                                                                                                      time.



16                                                 to consolidate the learning                     Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points of
                                     Showtime
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                                                   to demonstrate understanding                    this unit. Make it interesting and educational.
Plenary/ assessment      Outcome   Homework          resource Assessme
                                                     s            nt
                                                                  strategy
Having used Excel like             hand in the       spec.
this, name a few                   completed model   printout,
different problems                 by email by the       sample
that you think could               end of Friday     model
be solved using Excel,                               for
preferably your own                                  copying.
real life problems.




the work must be                   Do P1             titles of
signed off by teacher                                all
before going on                                      units,
creating it on                                       A3
computer.                                            paper


Writing will be
marked to standard.
writing quality will be    Do P1
checked.
                           Q&A
Discussion on the          Discussion
issues raised -            Presentation
                           Debate
                           Portfolio
                           Peer assessment
                           Pair_Think_Share
                           Written work
                           Exam/Test
                           Other methods
                           Individual
                           Pair
                           Group
have you introduced        Do P2
the task?
Have you presented
the evidence?
Is there a conclusion?




name three problems        M1
if data is not accurate.
basketball of           Do P3
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->




basketball of           Do P4
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->




basketball of           Do P5
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->
evidence of all work,   P6
clearly annotated,
with introduction and
conclusion.




basketball of           M3
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->




basketball of           M3
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->
basketball of           M2
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->




basketball of           D1
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->
basketball of             D2
questions. Q-> A+Q ->
A+Q ->




the grade will be given
to each one




photo of posters
Display and vote for
the best. Prize giving
                                                                 Objective               Starter          Main activities                                             Extension            Plenary
L#


                                      Title
     Unit




                                                                 Know the content of     List some of     Set up / organise folders: paper folder and folder on       List all the tasks   Name one thing you
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                                      Introduction
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                                                                 the unit,               your problems    computer.                                                   for ICT support      are going to learn in
                                                                                         with             Read the spec. Underline the key words about what need to team,                  this unit.
                                                                 Know the deadlines      computers and be learnt.                                                     Identify the         Name one thing you
                                                                                         share with       There are many jobs related to computers, from research,    frequency, and how   don't understand in
                                                                                         your             design, making, using and maintaining them.                 it is done,          this lesson.
                                                                                         classmates.                                                                  automatically,
                                                                                                          Name the job titles, name the tasks they do. Name the       manually, planned,
                                                                                                          qualifications/skills that are needed.


                                                                                                          Now focus on repair, maintenance and IT support, what are
                                                                                                          their job on a daily basis?
                                                                                                          Discuss in pairs, then in class, then write down in a
                                                                                                          document and save it.
                                                                 know the various tasks Maintenance       Having listed the IT support tasks on paper individually,   Can identify three   name one task
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                                      All tasks for IT support




                                                                 of maintenance          is not noticed   discuss the tasks carried out by the IT support team -      things that can be   suitable for
                                                                 know the ways of doing until the         different ways to do it - scheduled - here means by         done by scheduling, scheduling. why
                                                                 them - scheduled or     system breaks computer, not only planned on a wall planner. Or not           can carry out        schedule tasks?
                                                                 non-scheduled, routine down."            scheduled - ad hoc tasks,                                   scheduling.          Why some tasks are
                                                                 or non-routine          How do you                                                                                        routine and some
                                                                 know how to do          interpret this   routine - regular tasks, non-routine, not regular ones.                          are not?
                                                                 scheduling in Windows   saying?
                                                                                                          how to schedule - demo and do it.
                                                                                                          why schedule, operational, management, resource,


                                                                                                          Do scheduling of backup on a daily basis.
                                                               know the polices       without an aim Study the policies / procedures collected                       draft one policy     after discussion,
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                                     policies and procedures



                                                               related to working     you can never     They are all the guidelines and regulations for people in the and one procedure   one or two present
                                                               with ICT               succeed.          relevant fields.                                             for IT.              to the class on the
                                                               Know the maintenance   Without a         Various types of policies:                                                        findings
                                                               related policies       policy you will   Health and safety
                                                               know the importance    fail.             security
                                                               of having policies                       Procurement
                                                                                                        waste disposal,
                                                                                                        recycle
                                                                                                        backup
                                                                                                        level of access
                                                                                                        Individual work on the above
                                                                                                        Class discussion and debate on them, to describe what they
                                                                                                        do and govern, what might be the purpose and problem,
                                                                                                        discuss any other needs for policies and procedures.
                                                                                                        why there is a need for policy? Operational, legal
                                                                                                        requirements, organisational management and development


                                                                                                        Discuss - group discuss - if with, if without,
                                                                                                        research what the differences are between policy and
                                                                                                        procedure.
                                                                         To learn the health       one must        research to list and describe all the risks related to the   design a booklet     Basketball game of
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                                     health and safety
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                                                                         and safety threats and respect            use of computers.                                            for health and       questions - Question
                                                                         risk working with         nature.         Cover users and technical workers (ICT technicians) as       safety reference in by X and Answer by
                                                                         computers                                 they may face different problems and hence different         the centre.          Y. Then Y ask a
                                                                                                                   risks.                                                                            question for Z to
                                                                         to learn the                              Research to find all the laws governing the issues, from                          answer.
                                                                         legislations related to                   lighting to insulation.
                                                                         ICT and maintenance                       for each risk provide a suitable prevention or protection
                                                                                                                   method


                                                                         understand the house      What is meant Housekeeping is to keep the house in good order - tidy,        design a form for    Basketball game of
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                                     housekeeping procedures are vital




                                                                         keeping procedures        by              everything is in order, everything works well, fix it if     people to use as a   questions - Question
                                                                         understand their roles    housekeeping? anything is not right, or is going to fail.                    checklist.           by X and Answer by
                                                                         in the up keeping of                      Prevention is the best cure.                                                      Y. Then Y ask a
                                                                         computers                 What is meant Without any research, write down and describe three                                 question for Z to
                                                                         know how to carry out     by it in the    housekeeping tasks and the procedure of doing them.                               answer.
                                                                         them                      context of IT   research to find 5 more.
                                                                                                   maintenance?    Class discussion - on the order, frequency, and
                                                                                                                   responsibility allocation.
                                                                                    to learn to use tools to specialist      For a given system use the monitoring tools, such as         can use the tools   report back the
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                                     Use tools to monitor and analyse performance



                                                                                    monitor system           tools - used,                                                                independently to    finding to the class.
                                                                                    performance and          heard of, seen to monitor the performance of the system, report to           troubleshoot,
                                                                                    identifying problems.    any?            describe the performances.                                                       Justify the reason
                                                                                                                                                                                                              for the identified
                                                                                                                             To identify opportunities of upgrading, repairing,                               choices.
                                                                                                                             troubleshooting.


                                                                                                                             Task manager:
                                                                                                                             Windows XP - Event viewer - display events from windows
                                                                                                                             and other software packages - information, warning and
                                                                                                                             errors.
                                                                                                                             XP monitor - showing the performances of Memory (how
                                                                                                                             many pages processed/swapped per sec, HD (access time),
                                                                                                                             Processor (% of time busy) etc. Can add or delete items to
                                                                                                                             monitor.


                                                                                                                             Demo - the use of each tool.
                                                                                                                             practise and take screenshots to evidence the operations.
                                                                                                                             from the screenshots, identify 1 hardware upgrade
                                                                                                                             opportunity and 1 software opportunity.


                                                                                                                             If it is not because you need or are told to buy a new h/w
                                                            Carry out upgrading                     Carry out the TWO identified upgrades.                        Carry out in a team, report back to the
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                                     action speaks louder
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                                                            tasks                                   Screenshots or photographs to evidence it,                    independently       class on anything
                                                            Follow health and                       design a table to show what tasks are planned to be done,     without any         unexpected, new, or
                                                            safety procedures                       whom by and when it is done. Result / consequence of the      guidance.           any reflection.
                                                            Follow technical                        upgrade.
                                                            procedures
                                                            Complete the                            Individual work and paired work.
                                                            documentation -
                                                            record the completion                   The report must have introduction of the task, clear
                                                            of task. upgrade
                                                            Identify                how to spot     annotation of images, and a conclusion. salesperson,
                                                                                                    Told by someone - superior, colleague,                        pick 3 problems you Basketball game of
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                                     upgrades
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                                                            opportunities by        upgrade         From new user requirement -                                   have encountered,   questions - Question
                                                            benefit and cost        opportunities? tools picking up the signals                                   describe possible   by X and Answer by
                                                            analysis                                now your knowledge of the requirements, products on the       reasons and         Y. Then Y ask a
                                                                                                    market, to decide it is time to do it.                        solutions           question for Z to
                                                                                                                                                                                      answer.
                                                                                                    Study your current system, pick 1 piece of hardware and 1
                                                                                                    software packages to analyse the possibilities of upgrading
                                                                                                    it. This could be school or home system.


                                                                                                    describe the current one, possible upgrade, the benefits,
                                                                                                    the cost, the decision (whether to do it or not).
                                                      Carry out              name one       Carry out three housekeeping tasks.                          all carried out     Basketball game of
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                          more actions
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                                                      HOUSEKEEPING           housekeeping   Describe how you did it,                                     independently by    questions - Question
                                                      procedures correctly   task. Why do   fill up the task sheet - or photos to support                the team.           by X and Answer by
                                                      Conform to all the     it?                                                                                             Y. Then Y ask a
                                                      relevant rules                        Must describe how you have conformed to the rules, what                          question for Z to
                                                                                            rules, etc.                                                                      answer.


                                                                                            P7 is to be signed off by the teacher who has observed the
                                                      Test and justify the   how do you     operations.
                                                                                            Test the system that has been upgraded. Analyse the          All upgrades have   Basketball game of
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                          more upgrades
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                                                      upgrades               know that      improvement and justify the upgrade.                         been tested and     questions - Question
                                                                             your upgrade                                                                justified.          by X and Answer by
                                                                             has worked?    How to test? Research the benchmarks and testing                                 Y. Then Y ask a
                                                                                            methods for measuring up computers.                                              question for Z to
                                                                                                                                                                             answer.
                                                                                            Criteria list for measuring up computers? Performance

                                                      Understand the         Is there any   what is meant by "sustainability" - the world, the           cover the world,    Basketball game of
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                          environment is apart from




                                                      implications on        kind of        ecosystem, the ICT system.                                   and ICT system for questions - Question
                                                      sustainability and     relationship   With regards to the world, economical use of resources,      sustainability      by X and Answer by
                                                      environment of         between the    recycling.                                                                       Y. Then Y ask a
                                                      maintenance            use of         With regards to the ICT system: the company can afford                           question for Z to
                                                                             computers and to use it, for a reasonable period of time without breaking                       answer.
                                                                             the protection the bank, damaging the profit.
                                                                             of the
                                                                             environment?   recycle wastes properly, use less, less is more.
                                           thorough investigation   what do you     describe the user requirements, translate it into technical   All three -five      Basketball game of
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                          upgrades again
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                                           and identify upgrade     need to         specification, then analyse the benefits of each one. With    choices are ranked   questions - Question
                                           according to the need    consider when   cost constraints applied, balance the budget,                 and justified        by X and Answer by
                                           of user.                 upgrading?      must analyse all the items shown in the list.                 correctly            Y. Then Y ask a
                                                                    user needs,     Choose three and then rank them in certain order, e.g.                             question for Z to
                                                                    cost            most favoured to lesser ones.                                                      answer.
                                                                    constraints,    The minimum is to analyse all and choose one, with ranking
                                                                    products        3-5.
                                                                    available.
                                           To consolidate learning prize will be    Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points                        photo of posters
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                          Showtime
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                                           of the entire unit       given to the    of this unit. Make it interesting and educational.                                 Display and vote for
                                           To demonstrate           best work                                                                                          the best. Prize giving
                                           learning achievement     today.
                                           To reward achievement
Outcome   Homework               resourc Assessmen
                                 es      t strategy

          find out, obtain and
          study 1 IT policy
          used by any
          organisation,
          preferably IT
          maintenance
          related,
          procurement,
          backup,
          responsibility
          allocation.




          P1
M1
P2




P3
P4
P6, P7




M2
P5, P7




D1




M3
D2
                                        Objective              Starter          Main activities                                                        Extension        Plenary
L #


                            Title
      Unit




                                        Internet usage         describe         Study the specification and identify the skill needs.                  template for
                            intro
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                                        policies               and/or find      Underline all the key words and words you don't understand.            SEN
                                        Understand the unit    your favourite                                                                          independent
                                        structure and the      graphical        Study the assignment to identify skill needs.                          work to
                                        main requirements.     image.           All to set up their folders (paper one and electronic ones).           include
                                        Understand the                          Discuss the possible implications of the learning iutcomes.            details for
                                        assessment methods.                                                                                            the able
                                                                                Make a list of image related skills you have used, heard of, want to   ones.
                                                                                learn,



                                        understand the legal   It is vital      Everyone has been used to the idea of google and find pictures,        a                basketball of
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                            copyright




                                        issues related to      from now on to then use it for whatever purpose you like. Now it is not accepted        presentation questions.
                                        image processing       remeber the      since you are a professional graphic designer. you may land yourself   for the class.
                                                               word             and your employer some legal litigations if not careful.                                How to find out
                                                               COPYRIGHT.       Study the content of copyright law's basic principles - write a                         who the
                                                                                summary.                                                                                author/owner is
                                                                                Relate to the scenario and the tasks to be undertaken marketing                         for an image
                                                                                campaign, in a presentation.                                                            online?
                                                                                (coverage, how to find author, how to handle copyrighted items.)
                                                                    understand the        name one         Research to make a full list of all major hardware components.        thorough       name two
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                      hardware and software



                                                                    workings of hardware latest            Identify the ones related to graphics manipulation.                   independent    different file
                                                                    for graphics          development      Explain how they contribute.                                          research.      types of
                                                                    understand the        or hardware      Study the four types of software for graphics - vector, bitmap,                      graphics.
                                                                    workings of various   or anything      embedded and photographic manipulations.                                             Basketball of
                                                                    graphics software     related to       In a presentation, explain the hardware and software.                                questions.
                                                                                          digital          The softwre
                                                                                          graphics.
                                                                    understand the        name the         Introduce File format, types of graphics, characteristics of each     a table to     name one
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                      hardware and software hardware and software




                                                                    various types of      graphics file    type, compression.                                                    compare the feature from a
                                                                    software used in      types you have Introduce the software used for them.                                   various        package.
                                                                    digital graphic       known - bmp,     Introduce the basic tools in each package.                            formats and
                                                                    manipulation and      jpg, png, svg,   Research to complete the findings for each type - how it works,       their
                                                                    capturing.                             benefits, limitations, typical usage examples                         features.


                                                                    Understand the        what is the      Create a presentation for this section.hardware.
                                                                                                           Research to find the functions of the                                 presentation name one
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                                                                    functions of          most             Focus on CPU, Graphics card, RAM and a few other closely related      with notes     important
                                                                    hardware that are     important        ones.                                                                 pages          component for
                                                                    related to digital    thing in a       Provide an image with explanation.                                    containing     graphics
                                                                    graphics              computer?        Provide an overview showing how the hardware work together in the     detailed       manipulation.
                                                                                                           process of handling graphics.                                         thorough
                                                                                                                                                                                 information.
                                                                                                           Perpare a presentation for this section


                                                                                                           The development history of media technology and its impact on
                                                                                                           production.
                                                                                                           Research to prepare a report on printing technology, Output media -
                                                                                                           CD, DVD, (ALSO - music sound output later), plotters,
                                              To learn to upgrade a have you done     research to find the best in the current market for each item.         thorough     name one
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                      hardware and software



                                              system by              comuter          Find the price for each one.                                           cost and     benefit for
                                              understanding the      upgrade          Comment on whether each should be upgraded based on a given            benefit      upgrading RAM.
                                              functions of hardware before? What      budget.                                                                analysis
                                                                     were your        Choose two most urgently needed upgrades and explain why.
                                                                     considerations
                                                                     ?


                                              To find out who the    What do you      Client: the company that commissions the project - graphic design .    thorough     name the most
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                      user requirements




                                              clients and customer   think is the     User: the company employee (e.g. the logo, the map)                    and well     important
                                              are,                   most             Customer: the company employees and the public which are the           supported    criteria for this
                                              To learn the user      important        customers of the company.                                              points       project.
                                              needs and client       thing for this   What are the purpsoes of the marketing campaign?
                                              needs when designing project to be      What are the objectives?                                                            Basketball of
                                              graphic roducts.       successful?      What are the resources?                                                             questions.
                                                                     Skills,          What does the client want from you and what does the user expect?
                                                                     equipment,       Translate that into technical requirements:colour, resolution, size,
                                                                     client needs     file size, file type, software and hardware requirement, sources for
                                                                     and all the      infor - e.g. own photo and sketch + ....
                                                                     needs.

                                              To design the images   sketch before All will produce sketches for the three images, with reasonable level well labelled    what file format
                      create
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                                                                     touching the     of detail.                                                             sketch. Good and what
                                                                     computer.        All provide written information about the sketches.                    quality      software do you
                                                                                      Some will produce clear                                                sketch.      need for each
                                                                                                                                                                          image?
                                                                                      when designing, consider which is to be scanned and which is to be
                                                                                      photographed. So that all work can be incorporated in the final
                                                                                      graphics.
                               To create the images aim for             Use a suitable package or a combination of packages to create the      be able to       name a skill you
                      create
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                               on computer            interesting       images. Must use as many skills as possible.                           describe the have used.
                                                      and attractive Must include a sketch scanned in and a photograph (P5)                    skills clearly
                                                      designs.          must show screenshots and annotation to indicate the processing        so as to
                                                                        applied to the images.                                                 teach others.

                               To demonstrate         aim for           must use at least two advanced skills - 3D, masking, filter effects,   be able to       name a skill you
                      create
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                               advanced skills        interesting       Must show evidence.                                                    describe the have used.
                                                      and attractive                                                                           skills clearly
                                                      designs.                                                                                 so as to
                                                                                                                                               teach others.

                               To review the images   If your design review each image you have made in the following areas.                   be able to       name a skill you
                      create
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                               created                does not meet     Meeting client requirements                                            evaluate the have used.
                                                      the client's      Meeting the technical requirements                                     products and
                                                      requirements,     They are your best effort                                              improve
                                                      then the client                                                                          them.
                                                      could refuse
                                                      to pay you.
                                                      What do you
                                                      do then?
                                           Factors influencing     to get the      quality of images: how are they judged in the industry?               each factor    What happens if
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                      factors of quality



                                           quality of graphics     best images,    File format                                                           is             colour depth is
                                                                   what is the     resolution                                                            investigated   increased?
                                                                   most            colour depth                                                          and clearly
                                                                   important       compression                                                           explained,
                                                                   thing?          file size                                                             illustrated
                                                                                                                                                         with
                                                                                                                                                         screenshots.


                                           Justify                 why did you do list all the criteria - requirements of the project
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                      Showtime justify




                                                                   it?             justify what you have done for each.

                                           to consolidate                          Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points of this                  photo of posters
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                                           learning in the unit.                   unit. Make it interesting and educational.                                           Display and vote
                                           To demonstrate                                                                                                               for the best.
                                                                                                                                                                        Prize giving
Homework         Outcome   Assessment
                           strategy

Research                                selection      Lasso     Quick     quick    extract Pen tol
about Ferrari                           rectangular    tool      selection mask     filter to to select
the company                             marquee tool Polygona tool         mode to select
and their                               elliptical     l Lasso   Magic     select
products. You                           marquee tool tool        wand
are going to                            single row     Magneti tool
design                                  marquee tool c lasso
graphical work                                         tool
for them.



P6                                      healing tool   paint     erazer - eye
                                                       pot,      backgru dropper
                                                       gradient nd
                                                       tool      erazer,
                                                                 magic
                                                                 erazor
P1   colour




P1




P1
P2,
M1 (compare
limitatinos,
D2
(development
of tech)




P3




P4, P5
P4, P5




M2




P4, P5
M3




D1
                                                       Objective              Starter        Main activities                                           Extension    Plenary          Outcome   Homework   Assessme
     Unit
L#



                                        Title


                                                                                                                                                                                                          nt
                                                                                                                                                                                                          strategy
                                                       Know the summary       Write down     Read the spec. Underline the key words about what         read pp      basketball of              Do P1
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                                        Introduction
     31 Exploring business activities




                                                       content of the unit,   the names      need to be learnt.                                        write a      questions. How
                                                       Know the four          of 40                                                                    summary of   many points do
                                                       sections in the unit   organisation   Thef our sections in this unit are:                       <100 words   you get for a
                                                                              s that you     Different types of businesses and their ownership                      Distinction in
                                                                              are familiar   The setting of strategic aims and objectives                           this unit?
                                                                              with, at       Functional areas and organisational structure                          How many
                                                                              least          External factors' effects                                              points do you
                                                                              knowing                                                                               need for an
                                                                              what they      Now try to group the 40 organisations in certain ways -                overall
                                                                              do.            how to divide them into 2 groups?                                      Distinction in
                                                                                             Collect the organisations into a word document                         this course?
                                                                      To know the          why do         have a look at the terms people use when talk about       read pp      is it important     Do P1
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                                       types of business activities
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                                                                      different types of   organisation   businesses: government departments, charities,            write a      to know the
                                                                      business by          s exist?       private businesses, banks, supermakets, shops,            summary of   classification of
                                                                      different                           factories, ….                                             <100 words   businesses?
                                                                      classification                      Many different classification methods have been used
                                                                      methods,                            there: private business - is used against public
                                                                      To know the                         businesses
                                                                      purposes of each                    banks - is used comparing with supermarkets, retailers,
                                                                      type of organisation                So classification could be done by looking at the
                                                                                                          ownership - private or public - government =public, plc
                                                                                                          <> public
                                                                                                          type of industry - primary -secondary and tertiary
                                                                                                          sectors of industry - banking, insurance, retail,
                                                                                                          manufacturing, IT

                                                                                                          Why do they exist - depends on the ownership,
                                                                                                          supply goods and/or services to help OR to make
                                                                                                          money.
                                                                                                          supply to customers
                                                                                                          to businesses
                                                                                                          on demand
                                                                                                          at cost, below cost or for profit
                                                      to know the roles of   write down     who are involved in the life of an org, such as ….      read pp      who are the       Do P2
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                                       stakeholders
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                                                      stakeholders           the people     Those are called stakeholders. There are usually …..:   write a      stakeholders of
                                                      to know different      who are        owners: the key stakeholder.                            summary of   ….?
                                                      owners in detail in    involved       Sole trader, partnership, ltd, plc, ngo, charity,       <100 words   why is it
                                                      uk                     with           government agency                                                    important to
                                                      know the               Sainsbury's,   role of each                                                         know the
                                                      interdependency of      in            interdependency of them                                              stakeholders?
                                                      the stakeholders       whatever       clash and ways to minimise, resolve. cooperate,                      To whom is it
                                                                             way.                                                                                most important?
                                                                             (stakeholder   For P1 and P2, Your report should focus on the
                                                                             s)             Business activities such as local, national, global
                                                                                            operations,
                                                                                            Business sector,
                                                                                            Business purpose
                                                                                            Ownership of the business
                                                                                            An internet search – using the name of the company
                                                                                            should be a good starting point.
                                                                                            Send off for a copy of the company report – their
                                                                                            websites should give addresses
                                                                                            Study recent news to get the latest changes in their
                                                                                            activities.
                                                                                            Should not spend too much time on the history of the
                                                                                            organisations but it may helpful to give a brief
                                                                                            introduction showing how and why the business was
                                                                                            set up and how it changed to become what is is today.
                                                                  Learn the              what is       Section 2: aim setting process                            read pp            why do private    P3 and M1
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                                       strategy setting process
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                                                                  aim/strategy setting   most          general principle of setting aims and objectives -        write a            and public orgs
                                                                  process                important     specific                                                  summary of         have different
                                                                  be able to apply it    first thing   Analysing current situation                               <100 words         approaches,
                                                                                         for an org?   qualitative and quantitative analysis                                        different aims?
                                                                                         what is the   plan the strategies                                        For a higher
                                                                                         most                                                                     grade, M1, set    What are the
                                                                                         important     the different approaches of private and public             out clearly       different roles
                                                                                         first thing   organisations.                                             what their        of sifferent
                                                                                         for you                                                                  aims and          stakeholders in
                                                                                         when          find a decision that is made by an organisation, what      objectives        setting aims
                                                                                         started       did they do to arrive at that conclusion? Find out what are, show            and objectives?
                                                                                         here? Set     they did to set that aim.                                  how each          In operations
                                                                                         aims and      Design the questionnaire to find out their overall aim,    type of           (actions)?
                                                                                         plan the      long term aim, medium term aim and short term aims. stakeholder
                                                                                         strategy.     (depends on the org converned, but let's take 10 yrs       groups will
                                                                                                       for long term, 3 yrs for medium term and a quarter as a have sought
                                                                                                       short term, even monthly aims.)                            to influence
                                                                                                       For P3,                                                    the objectives.
                                                                                                       Show in two contrasting orgs what the key strategies       Suggest ways
                                                                                                       are. Clearly these will be different in different sectors. in which the
                                                                                                       For example, if your private ector is seeking to be        interests of
                                                                                                       come a market leader, by increasug sales so as to          them could be
                                                                                                       increase profit, explain how it is doing this. You will    similar or
                                                                                                       need to research the aims and purposes of the              could clash.
                                                                                                       organisations and their strategic plans. Using name of
                                                                                                       org + business strategies, aims etc for internet search.
                                                             know the typical      assume         Sectin 3: internal structure.                                read pp      To gain M2,         P4 M2
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                                       internal structures
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                                                             functional areas of   that you       the usual steps would be have an idea, set the aims,         write a      compare the
                                                             orgs.                 want to set    choose a business format (sole trader, ltd), then set up     summary of   factors which
                                                             Know the typical      up a           the departments and management structure - recruit           <100 words   influenced the
                                                             structures of orgs.   company to     people, they will then find the resources, and go.                        development of
                                                             Know the factors      produce        The typical functional areas are:                                         the internal
                                                             that affect the       music                                                                                    structures and
                                                             structure             videos, or a   The typical structures are:                                               functional
                                                                                   charity to                                                                               activities of the
                                                                                   help           chart - benefits of using charts, limitations of using the                two orgs. Why
                                                                                   homeless       chart.                                                                    do they have
                                                                                   children.                                                                                different
                                                                                   What are       the factors affecting the internal structure: size, nature                structure? How
                                                                                   the things     and business environment.                                                 does the
                                                                                   to do to get                                                                             structure relate
                                                                                   it up and      P4: To gain a pass you will need to describe the f                        to the particular
                                                                                   running?       areas and their interdependencies (how they fit                           sector
                                                                                   Write done     together) in these two orgs. Draw charts and diagrams                     (private/public/v
                                                                                   in bullet      to show their functional activities. Explain how they fit                 oluntary) that
                                                                                   points, in     together, e.g. the relationship between marketing and                     the org is in?
                                                                                   the right      customer service or how the call centre fits into the                     May want to
                                                                                   order.         overall structure of the org.                                             evaluate how
                                                                                                                                                                            effective the
                                                                                                  Draw a clear and well-labelled diaram of your orgs.                       organisational
                                                                                                  Use lines and arrows to join up the various ositions in                   structure is
                                                                                                  the company, then describe clearly what each of the                       (does it work
                                                                                                  functions involves and how they fit together.                             well, or could it
                                                          Know the external    has your      Section 4: external factors: PEST                        read pp         think of an        P5, M3
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                                       external factors
    31 Exploring business activities




                                                          factors that have    learning      PEST stands for Political, Economic, Social and          write a         money making
                                                          impacts on the       been          technological.                                           summary of      idea, that is IT
                                                          business             affected by   Their detailed formats are:                              <100 words      related and
                                                          Know the different   anyone or                                                                              taking into
                                                          effects those        anything      The effect they have on businesses could be:             Instead of just consideration
                                                          factors may have     apart from    new business ofrmed, old business wound up, ….           that wages      of current
                                                                               yourself?                                                              have risen      economic
                                                                               Name them.    What will happen with xx in 5 years' time? predict the   and by how      situation -
                                                                                             changes of PEST.                                         much, you will recession,
                                                                                                                                                      look at how     aging
                                                                                             Focus on factors that affect your orgs. Examine          these           population,
                                                                                             changes in laws and regulations, examine changes in      increases       aging society,
                                                                                             the economy such as interest rates, pay, and energy      have            the changing
                                                                                             costs. Examine social trends and how technology          increased the demand of
                                                                                             specifically affects your org. Check wage rates,         business        children
                                                                                                                                                      costs, what
                                                                                                                                                      have been the
                                                                                                                                                      implications fr
                                                                                                                                                      prices and the
                                                                                                                                                      competitivenes
                                                                                                                                                      s of theorg.
                                                                                                                                                      Whether it
                                                                                                                                                      has led to job
                                                                                                                                                      cuts etc.
                                                           Based on the         would you      The effect they have on businesses could be:             well argued,   examples of       D1
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                                          the future
                    31 Exploring business activities
               application of knowledge - predicate




                                                           PEST model,          lke to know    new business ofrmed, old business wound up, ….           independently decisions made:
                                                           predict future trend what the                                                                completed,
                                                                                future         What will happen with xx in 5 years' time? predict the   error checked.
                                                                                behold?        changes of PEST.
                                                                                Why?
                                                                                               “Evaluate” – analyse various impacts in relation to
                                                                                               activities, strategy, internal structures, functional
                                                                                               activities ans stakeholders. Then make a judgement,
                                                                                               supported by reasons, about how important these are
                                                                                               likely to be to the org concerned.

                                                           End of unit test to  written test   The questions are on P55.                                do the test     which one has
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              activities
                                     extra consolidation
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                                                           consolidate learning                And below                                                without         not been
                                                                                                                                                        referring to    covered in the
                                                                                                                                                        the textbook.   coursework?




                                                           a large poster to                   Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the                          photo of
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                                     showtime
              activities
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                                                           summarise the unit                  main points of this unit. Make it interesting and                        posters
                                                           and display for the
                                                                                               educational.                                                             Display and
                                                           public
                                                                                                                                                                        vote for the
                                                                                                                                                                        best. Prize
                                                                                                                                                                        giving
The questions are on P55.
1. Classify the following into the public sector, the
voluntary sector or the private sector.
Man United PLC, Childline, Bank of England
The BBC, local councils, local schools,
Oxfam, McDonald's, the armed forces, Orange
Amnesty International, O2, BT, Lloyds & TSB Bank
Mars (confectionery),
Dr Martens, gaydar.co.uk
2. What is meant by the term "supply"? Why does
supply need to be market led?
3. Who owns public sector businesses? Who owns
private sector businesses?
4. List three groups of important stakeholders in a PLC,
and explain what their stake is in the company.
Explain how the interests of these groups might conflict
in some situations.
5. What does the term "service level agreement" mean?
6. One of the objectives of private sector businesses is
to maximise sales. Describe two other objectives that
they might have.
7. If a business has fixed costs of £100,000, sells its
products at £10 each and has variable costs of £5,
what is (a) contribution per unit, (b) break-even level of
sales?
8. What are the advantages to business structure of
having narrow rather wider spans of control?
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Unit
                  Title


                                              Objective                Starter      Main activities                                                                     Extension       Plenary/ assessment          Outcome
              1
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                  introduction




                                              To know the main      have you        commerce means trading, doing buying and selling.                                   a            who are involved in e-          list of concerns
                                              scope of the unit,    ever            e-commerce means doing that business on the internet.                               comprehensiv commerce? Name the
                                              to set up the folders bought          Read the specification, underline the keywords and the words not understod.         e list of    parties.
                                                                    anything        Answer the questions: what are the three learning outcomes?                         names and
                                              Know the deadline online,             1. Know the effects on society of e-commerce                                        businesses
                                              and the procedure     have a          2. Understand the technologies involved in e-commerce
                                              of working.           show of         3. Understand the secuity issues in e-commerce and the laws and guidelines that
                                              To consider the big hands.            regulate it
                                              picture in e-         Why not,        The deadline for the unit is ---
                                              commerce              why did it.     What is happening on the internet? list and group them on the board with the
                                                                                    class.
                                                                                    the names could be facebook, ebay etc. email
              2
34 - e-commerce
                  entities of e-commerce




                                              Learn about the e-       Who are      from the discussion, there will be a list of names, then group them into etailer,   for doing       considering all, which
                                              commerce entities        using the    manufacturer, consumer led, service provider, financial, existing retailers.        business on     type is your favourite and
                                              Know the various         internet     Research three different ones (one from each group) about their detailed            the internet,   why, which is most
                                              types of activities on   for          operations,                                                                         what is the     important to the world,
                                              the net                  business?    Create a poster about them to introduce e-commerce to the world.                    most            why?
                                              To know the effects                   need to show design sketches in folder, and final version.                          important
                                              on society of e-                      Which one is a bricks and Clicks, bricks, clicks type?                              thing?
                                              commerce (1)                          benefits and drawbacks of each type? refer to p 358 and 353
              3
34 - e-commerce
                  implications of e-cmmerce




                                              Learn the social         In what      Individual reading and note taking - p352-357. Do a <100 words summary              a clear         basketball of questions.
                                              impacts of e-            areas has    Group discussion:                                                                   summary and     Teacher starts - name one
                                              commerce                 e-           create a presentation, the slides are used for presentation and the notes area is   a               benefit of e-commerce to
                                              benefits, drawbacks,     commerce     for detailed information. therefore the slides should not be cramped with too       comprehensiv    the customer.....
                                              and implications on      changed      much info. should only contain headings and bullet points and pictures etc.         e
                                              society                  the world,   present to the class                                                                presentation,
                                                                       us? Or       List the keywords in this section, group them into four categories in the first     done
                                                                       you?         heading -Social implications, benefits, drawbacks, e-commerce                       independently
              4
34 - e-commerce
                  technologies behind e-


                                                            Learn the              what are     write down your answers, then group them into the following categories:            well          basketball of questions.
                                                            technologies           the          hardware:                                                                          presented,    Teacher starts - name one
                                                            involved in e-         necessary    software:                                                                          logically     piece of hardware
                                                            commerce - in using,   technologi   networking:                                                                        organisaed,   required for e-commerce
                                                            creating and           es behind                                                                                       well          .....
                                                            maintaining            e-           customer interface                                                                 supported
                                                                                   commerce                                                                                        arguments.
                                                                                   ? What       research the role of each component and discuss with a partner.
                                                                                   makes it a   Write a report or letter to explain.                                               Checked for
                                                                                   reality?                                                                                        error -
              5
34 - e-commerce
                  technologies behind e-commerce




                                                            Learn the              how to    any experience or problems with payment for online shopping?                   well                 basketball of questions.
                                                            technologies           pay for                                                                                  presented,
                                                            involved in e-         online    Payment methods                                                                logically            Name one payment
                                                            commerce - in using,   shopping? Promotion methods:                                                             organisaed,          method. What is your
                                                            creating and                                                                                                    well                 preferred method of
                                                            maintaining            How to                                                                                   supported            payment when shopping
                                                                                   colect       Complete the report on payment and promotion. Recommend one of each for the arguments.           online.
                                                                                   money        company.
                                                                                   when                                                                                     Checked for
                                                                                   selling                                                                                  error -
                                                                                   online?
              6
34 - e-commerce




                                                            Learn the              continue complete the work so far. Sign post for concerned ones.
                  security issues and technologies behind




                                                            technologies           to work on
                                                            involved in e-         all tasks
                                                            commerce - in using,   set out so
                                                            creating and           far.
                                                            maintaining
              7
34 - e-commerce




                                                            To know the threats    list your    there will be a list of problems from the discussion, group them into deliberate   well          basketball of questions.
                                                            to e-commerce          concerns     and accidental,                                                                    described     Name one threat to e-
                                                            To know the            when                                                                                            threats -     commerce.
                                                            methods of             shopping     research to find all possible threats to e-commerce.                               including how
                                                            prevention and         online,      Describe how each works                                                            it works.
                                                            protection                          research to find out prevention and protection methods for each threat.
              8
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                                                                    To know the threats                continue to finish off P5 and M3                                                                   name one threat and the
                  Legislations and guidelines security issues and




                                                                    to e-commerce                                                                                                                         prevention or protection
                                                                    To know the                                                                                                                           method for it. - basketball
                                                                    methods of                                                                                                                            of questions.
                                                                    prevention and
                                                                    protection
              9
34 - e-commerce




                                                                    know the related       have i      know the main principles of DPA, CMA, Copyright, Coonsumer credit act 1974,         research all   name one thing that xx
                                                                    legislations and       broken      Trading standards, freedom of information act 2000                                  and describe   does. Basketball of
                                                                    guidelines.            any law     DPA 1998:8 principles, 4 rights (compensation for disclosure, inaccurate or         all clearly.   questions.
                                                                    Can apply them         when I      access/loss/destruction of data, right to access, exempts (national security, tax,
                                                                    correctly in various   used xx's   police investigation, medical records) the process to follow - conform with th e
                                                                    context                computer    law: name a person, register with information commissioner, state the purpose
                                                                                           to check    and scope of data.
                                                                                           his work    CMA 1990: 3 new offences, unautorised access, unauthorised access with criminal
                                                                                           when he     intent, unauthorised modification. misuse - an illegal act involving a computer and
                                                                                           went to     abuse - legal but unethical act involving a computer:
                                                                                           toilet?     payment of up to £25000 is protected if paid with credit card. If a customer
                                                                                                       cannot pay it, the business still receives the money (from the bank) and therefore
                                                                                                       can confidently send out the products purchased. It guarantees a colling off period
                                                                                                       during which customers can change their mind about a purchase, 14 days for
                                                                                                       Argos.
                                                                                                       good for customers, bad for the company - refund.
                                                                                                       The Trading Standards Institute - fair trading enforcer.
                                                                                                       The Trade description Act 1968
                                                                                                       The consumer Protctino Act 1987
                                                                                                       The Price Marking Act 2004
                                                                                                       age limit for tabacco, alcohol etc.
                                                                                                       FoIA 2000: gives the public the "right to know" -request information about public
                                                                                                       bodies (government) and legal entities (business).
              0
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                                                                                         how to determine       what is       recap on the types - clicks, bricks, mixed.                                          well argued      how much extra for
                  application - security Application - what format of business - model




                                                                                         the format of the      meant by      Do the cost analysis individually.                                                   points on        opening a branch of shop?
                                                                                         model - bricks or      bricks type   Discuss in pair about the options                                                    whatever the     How much for an online
                                                                                         clicks?                of            debate in two large groups, the third group does the marking                         choice might     shop?
                                                                                                                business?                                                                                          be.
                                                                                                                Bricks and    compare the benefits and drawbacks of each type.
                                                                                                                mortar        Individually compelte the writing of this task.
             11
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                                                                                         Select the security    man in        based on threats analysis, ...make a conprehensive report on various easures to      all covered,  name one software
                                                                                         measures for an e-     between       take. Should cover all the threats and even possible future attacks. - think of an   error checked package for security and
                                                                                         commerce site and      attack        attack method.                                                                                     protection. Basketball of
                                                                                         justify the choices.   happened                                                                                                         questions.
                                                                                                                to my
                                                                                                                account.
                                                                                                                What do I
                                                                                                                do?
             12
34 - e-commerce




                                                                                         Predict the future     who           think about what has happened recently,any new changes on the internet.              well             discussion on what will
                  application - what does




                                                                                                                wouldlike     what would be available in 5 years' time? How would technology develop?              supported        happen and how to take
                                                                                                                to know                                                                                            points and       advantage of it.
                                                                                                                the future,   Consider the change and possible changes in the market, consumer needs,              suggestions.
                                                                                                                what          the technology development, new inventions, the changes in this country, other
                                                                                                                future lie    countries,                                                                           Error checked.
                                                                                                                ahead for
                                                                                                                you? Why?


                                                                                                                              Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points of this unit. this will be
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                                                                                         Extra consolidation                                                                                                           photo of posters
                                                                                         when the unit is                     Make it interesting and educational.                                      used for       Display and vote for the
                                                                                         finsihed                                                                                                       public display best. Prize giving
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and
                                                                                                                                                                                                        evidenced in
                                                                                                                                                                                                        folder.
Homework            Assessment
                    strategy
draw up a list of
factors that
affect your
decision on
online shopping
- rank in
importance,




Task 1 P2




Task 1 P1 and
M1
P3, P4




M2




Task 2 and M2




Do P5 (Task 2)
and M3
continue




P6
D1




D2




D3
      22 Developing Computer Games Unit                                          Objective         Starter     Main activities                                  Extension      Plenary         Outcome         Homework          Assessment    resources
L #


                                          Introduction to games Title                                                                                                                                                            strategy
                                                                                 Know the          In pair     Read the spec. Underline and understand the      Write in       What are the All are able       Complete the      Q&A to        keywords
1




                                                                                 content of the    describe    the key words in LOs.                            paragraphs     common game to name the         discussion        diagnose and on cards,
                                                                                 unit,             your best                                                    to describe    platforms?      paltforms       report or         help.         features
                                                                                                   game to     Objectives explained.                            the topics     Which one is    and genres.     video for your Final            on cards,
                                                                                 Know the          your        Keywords explained                               discussed.     better?         All are able    folio.            checking on   to match,
                                                                                 deadlines         partner.                                                                    Why? If you     to desribe      Complete the      coursework    A1 poster
                                                                                                   What are    Read the textbook on GENREs                      Check          are the game some impacts poster for                            paper, find
                                                                                 overall           the         Research to find examples for each genre,        spelling and   developer,      on players      genres and                      images
                                                                                 objectives- learn reasons     Group discussion on features and functions of    grammar.       which one do    and society.    platforms.                      Slide on
                                                                                 how to develop    for         the games                                                       you design      Most can        Complete the                    the
                                                                                 computer games. people to     Record the discussion for folio                                 for?            orally          presentation                    features.
                                                                                 Learn the genres play                                                                         What are te     describe        on
                                                                                 and platforms of games?       Repeat for PLATOFRMs                                            genres and      some of the     psychological
                                                                                 games.            What                                                                        which do you    features and    effects.
                                                                                                   makes a     You may use video as evidence.                                  wish to         impacts.
                                                                                                   good                                                                        design for?     Some can
                                                                                                   game?                                                                                       explain
                                                                                                   One will                                                                                    clearly and
                                                                                                   tell the                                                                                    write up with
                                                                                                   calss                                                                                       detail.
                                                                                 learn the         Games       Objectives explained                             Psychological Try to           Discussions     Study and         Q&A to        keywords
      22 Developing Computer Games
2


                                          effects and impacts of playing games




                                                                                 effects and       are the     Keywords explained.                              impacts and persuade           are             explain all the   diagnose and on cards,
                                                                                 impacts of        root of                                                      its influence parents to       evidenced to    keywords          help.         features
                                                                                 playing games.    the evils   Read the textbook on impacts of games            on design of allow             different       encountered.      Final         on cards,
                                                                                 ALL can name      of the      Read about the psychological effects             games.         children to     degrees of                        checking on   to match,
                                                                                 more 5 effects    society.    Research to find benefits and drawbacks                         play games. -   satisfaction                      coursework    A1 poster
                                                                                 MOST can          FOR OR      Discuss in a group 4-5                                          based on                                                        paper, find
                                                                                 explain more      AGAINST One to present to the class                                         what you                                                        images
                                                                                 SOME can name     ? WHY?      Use the resources to create a presentation for                  have learned
                                                                                 and explain all               the folio.                                                      today. OR
                                                                                 mentioned in                                                                                  disuade.
                                                                                 book
                                                           for a given        describe    Introduction to ther process of game            copy the       high concepts   Q&A to         keywords
                                   developing game ideas
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3


                                                           audience,          a game      development                                     code           sales pitch     diagnose and on cards,
                                                           ALL write down     you like.   Lifecycle and Stages explained.                 test           storyboards     help.          features
                                                           5 different                    Discuss the popular games and their main ideas. disect the                     Final          on cards,
                                                           game ideas                                                                     code                           checking on    to match,
                                                           MOST provide                                                                   annotate                       coursework     A1 poster
                                                           details                                                                        the code                                      paper, find
                                                           SOME can write                                                                                                               images
                                                           the high concept
                                                           and promotion
                                                           pitch.

                                                           disect a game      Discuss     Development process reinforced.                 research       Detailed        Q&A to         keywords
    22 Developing Computer Games
4




                                                           development        and                                                         game           sotryboard      diagnose and on cards,
                                                           process            report to                                                   playing and    with            help.          features
                                                                              class -                                                     find the       interaction     Final          on cards,
                                                           ALL know and       what                                                        success        illustrated.    checking on    to match,
                                                           can name most      makes a                                                     factors and    Pseudo codes    coursework     A1 poster
                                                           of the stages      good                                                        undesirable    data types                     paper, find
                                                           involved in game   game?                                                       factors -                                     images
                                                           development                                                                    filling out
                                                           MOST can name                                                                  survey while
                                                           all and explain                                                                playing
                                                           the functions
                                                           clearly
                                                           SOME can apply
                                                           knowledge
                                                           independently


                                                           flash skills 1                                                                 copy the       work on file    Q&A to         demo files
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                                                                                                                                          code                           diagnose and
                                                                                                                                          test                           help.
                                                                                                                                          disect the                     Final
                                                                                                                                          code                           checking on
                                                                                                                                          annotate                       coursework
                                                                                                                                          the code
22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer   flash skills 2   model the      Q&A to
                                                                                                               example        diagnose and
                                                                                                               above do a     help.
                                                                                                               mini project   Final
                                                                                                               show code      checking on
                                                                                                               show testing   coursework



                                                                                              flash skills 3   copy the       Q&A to
                                                                                                               code           diagnose and
                                                                                                               test           help.
                                                                                                               disect the     Final
                                                                                                               code           checking on
                                                                                                               annotate       coursework
                                                                                                               the code

                                                                                              flash skills 4   model the      Q&A to
                                                                                                               example        diagnose and
                                                                                                               above do a     help.
                                                                                                               mini project   Final
                                                                                                               show code      checking on
                                                                                                               show testing   coursework



                                                                                              flash skills 5   copy the       Q&A to
                                                                                                               code           diagnose and
                                                                                                               test           help.
                                                                                                               disect the     Final
                                                                                                               code           checking on
                                                                                                               annotate       coursework
                                                                                                               the code
22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer   Project   model the      Q&A to
                                                                                                        example        diagnose and
                                                                                                        above do a     help.
                                                                                                        mini project   Final
                                                                                                        show code      checking on
                                                                                                        show testing   coursework



                                                                                                        copy the       Q&A to
                                                                                                        code           diagnose and
                                                                                                        test           help.
                                                                                                        disect the     Final
                                                                                                        code           checking on
                                                                                                        annotate       coursework
                                                                                                        the code

                                                                                                        model the      Q&A to
                                                                                                        example        diagnose and
                                                                                                        above do a     help.
                                                                                                        mini project   Final
                                                                                                        show code      checking on
                                                                                                        show testing   coursework



                                                                                                        copy the       Q&A to
                                                                                                        code           diagnose and
                                                                                                        test           help.
                                                                                                        disect the     Final
                                                                                                        code           checking on
                                                                                                        annotate       coursework
                                                                                                        the code
22 Developing Computer 22 Developing Computer   model the      Q&A to
                                                example        diagnose and
                                                above do a     help.
                                                mini project   Final
                                                show code      checking on
                                                show testing   coursework



                                                               Q&A to
                                                               diagnose and
                                                               help.
                                                               Final
                                                               checking on
                                                               coursework

                                                Online test
                                                                         Objective                     Outcome           Starter        notes


                                   Title
      Unit
L #




                                                                         All know that playing
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                                                                         game is fun while             A3 posters -      Describe a
                                                                         designing game is not. But    ONE for           game you       first, in pairs do the starter
                                                                         you might get rewarded        GENREs, ONE       like or        activity. Then tell the class.
                                    Genres and Platforms




                                                                         handsomely.                   for               recently       Designing game is not fun,
                                                                         Learn to develop              PLATFORMs         played, to a   actually it is most demanding.
                                                                         computer game in the          and half for      partner.       It requires top personal
                                                                         professional way.             TECHNOLOGIE       Why did you    qualities and subject
                                                                         In this lesson, learn about   S - next on job   like it or     knowledge, plus dedication
                                                                         the classification of games   titles/roles.     dislike it?    and devootion.
 1




                                                                                                                                Games are getting popular
                                                                                                                                and becoming more accepted
                                                                                                                                by the society. They used to
                                                                                                                                cause huge concerns amongst
                                                                                                    discussion on               adults and the media, with
                                    effects on society and individuals




                                                                         ALL know that game         effects, record what        mainly negative effects being
       22 Develop Computer Games




                                                                         playing has effects on the of it (video,   arguement publicised. For example,
                                                                         player and the society, a form, podcast did you have violence on the sreet are
                                                                         long time concern.         etc.)           at home     influenced by violant games,
                                                                         ALL know the               A               about       poor health or poor school
                                                                         psychological factors used presentation playing        performance are caused by
                                                                         in games that have         on              games? Why excessive playing. Is that a
                                                                         impacts on people.         psychological and how did balanced picture? Is that a
                                                                         Designing games is not     factors and     you resolve biased view? Find out and
                                                                         fun.                       their effects. it?          analyse.
 2
                                                                                                                                                              So far you have studied the
                                                                                                                                                              game classification so you
                                                                                                                                               sketch the     know what games are being
                                                                                                                                               first few      played by people and their
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                                                                                                                                               screens of     common features. That will
                                Practical skills in Flash (1) drawing game development lifecycle




                                                                                                                                               your           give you some guidance
                                                                                                                                               favourite      when designing your game.
                                                                                                   ALL know the essential      high concept,   game.          You have also studied the
                                                                                                   stages involved in game     sales pitch,    Describe it    psychological factors that
                                                                                                   development                 storyboard,     to your        influence players. Today, you
                                                                                                   All can apply some of the   descriptions    partner - or   will look the game
                                                                                                   principles in developing    and pseudo      group          development process by
                                                                                                   their own game              code.           members.       disecting a working game.
3
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                                                                                                                                                            To be able to use Flash to
                                                                                                                                                            create the working game for
                                                                                                                               a flash file                 this unit, the lesson time is
                                                                                                                               with various   Flash CS5 30- not enough. You need to
                                                                                                                               drawing and day trial for install the free version and
                                                                                                   know the workspace          objects made - home          work at home whenver
                                                                                                   know the tools               according     installation possible. Today you will learn
                                                                                                   learn the skills of drawing sheet_1 &      URL noted     the basic skills for using Flash
                                                                                                   and text                    sheet_2        down.         Professional CS5
4




                                                                                                                                                              Flash is an integrated IDE
                                Practical skills in Flash (2) coding




                                                                                                                                                              with support for ActionScript.
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                                                                                                                                                              Current version of AS is
                                                                                                                                            open the file     AS3.0. It is a powerful object
                                                                                                                              codes         you created,      oriented programming
                                                                                                   All know how to use        generated     save it as a      lanugage. code snippet is a
                                                                                                   snippets to create ations correctly and new file to        function of Flash to let people
                                                                                                   All can annotate the code annotated.     back up.          create simple actions by code
                                                                                                   to explain their functions Codes altered Locate Code       without writing any code. It is
                                                                                                   Most can alter code to     according to Snippet icon       a good way of learning to use
                                                                                                   need                       specification and explore.      ActionScript 3.
5
                                                                                                                                                              Again, interaction with
                                                                                                                                                              computer is achieved by the
                                                                                                                                                              computer (hardware and
                                                                                                                                                              software combined) to listen
                                                                                                                                                              (monitor) what the user does,
                                                                                                                                                              then responds to it
                                                                                                                                                              accordingly. For this your
                                                                                                                                                              program needs to work with
                                                                                                                                                              the runtime engine - Flash
                                                                                                                                                              Player. Flash Player listens to
                                                          Practical skills in Flash (3) coding




                                                                                                                                       open the file          everything goes on and issues
    22 Develop Computer Games




                                                                                                                                       you created,           an event report when
                                                                                                                                       save it as a           something happens, such as a
                                                                                                                         codes         new file to            key is stroked - this called
                                                                                                                         generated     back up.               "trigger an event". The
                                                                                                                         correctly and Locate Code            engine's job is done. Then it is
                                                                                                 Understand more events, annotated.    Snippet icon           upto the program on what to
                                                                                                 such as ENTER_FRAME     Codes altered and explore            do as a response. don't do
                                                                                                 Set up event listeners  according to "Event                  anything - non-interactive. do
                                                                                                                         specification handler".              something - interactive.
6




                                                                                                                             storyboards,     go back to
                                                          Check the design of your game
    22 Develop Computer Games 22 Develop Computer Games




                                                                                                                             narrative,       P3 of the
                                                                                                                             pseudo code,     folio to
                                                                                                                             action list,     ensure all is
                                                                                                 Having learned the          data             completed
                                                                                                 practical skills for game   dictionary,      before you
                                                                                                 development, All should     description of   actually
                                                                                                 complete their design       the good         starting
                                                                                                 stage                       practices and    worksheet_6
                                                                                                                             benefits.        .
7




                                                                                                 To create a working game
                                                          Start Implementation




                                                                                                 -
                                                                                                 To prepare the objects
                                                                                                 required (buttons,
                                                                                                 movieclips etc.)
                                                                                                 To test them and log
                                                                                                 testing.
8
11                        10                        9
22 Develop Computer Games 22 Develop Computer Games 22 Develop Computer Games
                                                    Adding code for the game
Main activities




In order to do that, let's look at genres first. P102 has a
list. Action, rpg, strategy, etc...
The key is to find common features from different
games so that they can be placed into one group.
Read, Research to explainthe genres with examples and
images, in a report. Then create an A3 poster.
Read, Research about platforms. Then create an A3
poster.
A game usually start from an idea from someone. At this
stage, it could be just one person or a few. Then after
deliberation and analysis, a project plan is devised. At
this stage there are usually senior managers and
financial backers involved. Then Design of the project -
done by the team leader and system analyst. Afterwards
a team of experts are put together to develop the game -
 implementing the design. They need to do testing as
they go along. Then system testing will be carried out in
house by none-developers. Before publishing Beta
testing - user testing is best done by selected members
from the public.




Demonstration by teacher.
Students follow the worksheet.
Sheet 1 - and Sheet 2 from the website.




How to achieve interactivity?
Demonstrate interaction - phyusical response to a punch.

Teacher demonste
Students follow sheet_3

Sample code - annotated for demo.
Sample code - altered - demonstrated
Students to complete all.
Teacher demonste
Students follow sheet_4

Teacher demonstrate
Students follow sheet_5
notes                                                     Extension   Plenary   Homewor
                                                                                k


now let's have a volunteer to report back to the class.
Then collect the names of the games mentioned. As
you can see there are many games. Some are more
popular than others. In this unit you will learn how to
develop computer games like a professional.
You will be required to develop a working game of
adequate complexity.

genre: type, category of art or literature. Originated
from French.
platforms - console, PC, mobilephone, etc...




Apart from the concerns, benefits and drawbacks,
there are psychological factors to be considered. They
are used to make the games more addictive and more
engaging. They, as a result, have huge impacts on the
players and the society. What shouuld you do? anlyse
and create a presentation.
Use of sound to create an atmosphere, short and
quick sound for tension building, slow and pleasant
sound for friendliness. High score listing - peer
pressure and human combative nature....
That is the whole lifecycle of game development - the
professional way to minimise crucial failures from
start.
Today, you will list three different game ideas that you
think will make you proud. It could the ones make
millions of pounds or do what your heart likes.
Then pick one of them to write down briefly the main
idea - high concept - brief explanation of the game
idea.
then write 200-300 words of promtion pitch to get
support from your boss and financial backers.
Then design the storyboard using the template
provided. In the column to the right of the storyboard,
describe the games in words. In the "pseudo code"
column attempt the pseudo code.




The basic skills are listed in sheet_1.




The following terms must be copied and understood.
IDE, statement, variable, vasriable declaration,
function, function declaration, event, event listener, ....

How to achieve interactivity?
Demonstrate interaction
The events are predefined. (experienced programmers
could define their own events). These events are given
names - ENTER_FRAME, KEY_DOWN, KEY_UP,
MOUSE_OVER, CLICK, etc.
The principle is to set up the listener, the listener is
registered with the engine, when the engine tells the
listener it happened, the listener will instruct the
program to do something.

Good practices - modular structure, use of comments,
use of functions, indentation, layout ....
resoucrs   key          Assessment
           vocabulary   strategy
                                               Objective    Starter

                                Title
      Unit
L #




                                               know the     how do
                                Introduction
      UCAS




                                               admmission   universitie
                                               procedure    s admit
                                                            new
                                                            students?
      UCAS




                                                            what does
      UCAS




                                                            the
                                                            personal
                                                            statement
                                                            should
                                                            cover
      UCA UCA UCA UCA UCA UCA
UCA UCA UCA UCA UCA UCA




                          Club schedule
                          Task 1          copy the code
                                          test
                                          disect the code

                          Task 2          do a mini project
                                          show code
                                          show testing

                          Task 3          copy the code
                                          test
                                          disect the code

                          Task 4          do a mini project
                                          show code
                                          show testing

                          Task 5          copy the code
                                          test
                                          disect the code

                          Task 6          do a mini project
                                          show code
                                          show testing

                          Task 7          copy the code
          test
          disect the code

Task 8    do a mini project
          show code
          show testing

Task 9    Online test

Task 10   Project
          project Report
Main activities                                                       Extension   Plenary/
                                                                                  assessment

Every year applications are passed on to nuiversities.
Admission officers and admission tutors will read through
applications first. The first thing to read is usually the personal
statement - like a letter from the applicants to the tutor.
If successful, move on to grades checking and other details.


therefore, the personal statement has to be the hook!


Look at others' personal statement to learn the good and bad
points.
Find out what it should include. your gut feeling and the experts'
words.
choose a subject, choose a second one as a fall back option.
Choose 5 universities
find out where the universities are and
narrow down to three
Check entry requirements
check particular needs for the university
write the personal statement.
The statement should be aimed at to attract the tutor, to make
him like you, interested in you.


It should cover -
-
-
-
-
opy the code

isect the code

o a mini project

how testing

opy the code

isect the code

o a mini project

how testing

opy the code

isect the code

o a mini project

how testing

opy the code
 isect the code

 o a mini project

 how testing

Online test



 roject Report
Homework resoucr key
          s      vocabular
                 y
L#


                      Title



                                                 Objective                                        Learning Outcomes                                            Starter
1


                      introduction to the unit




                                                 All know the main theme of the unit.             A presentation to a group of new BTEC students to tell  demo of a samplar
                                                 All know the assessment method                   them about the course, the unit and reference sources.  work
                                                 Some can describe the structure and              Also include housekeeping arrangements: Internet access
                                                 assessment criteria indetail.                    policy, schedule for assignments, etc.
                  2


          scenarios




                                                 All know that people need to have certain        a presentation to explain the importance of having the       Have you done any
 knowing about real
companies and real




                                                 qualities to qualify for their tasks, whatever   right attributes and the drawbacks for not having them,      paid for or voluntary
                                                 the tasks are.                                   possibly using real life example.                            job?
                                                 All know the list of personal attributes that                                                                 How did you get it?
                                                 make people employable.                                                                                       What are the
                                                 Some can describe the importance of having                                                                    empolyability skills
                                                 the right personal qualities, in a                                                                            you had and used.
                                                 comprehensive and mature manner.
3


        attributes people look for




                                                 All can list the comprehensive list of           A report of all the attributes, what they mean, and why it is Name three important
          What are the personal




                                                 attributes and explain 5-7 most important        important. Can use examples.                                  skills to have to make
                                                 ones, using examples.                                                                                          a person employable.
                                                 Some can explain all of them in detail with
                                                 correct examples.
4


    Personal attributes



                            All understand the full list of attributes, can    Complete the report of ALL the attributes. Then relate to a How many personal
                            explain why they are important.                    real-life scenario. Explaining why it is viewed as important. attributes does one
                            All attempt the real-life situation application.                                                                 need?
                            Some can apply them in a real-life scenario
                            fully, such as Vision.
5


    Recruitment process




                            All know the stages involved in recruiting new Students will learn about the recruitment process,              From the job adverts
                            staff.                                         produce a list of documents required for applications,          collected, pick one
                            All know the documents required for job        and create CVs for themselves.                                  and describe the
                            applications.                                                                                                  whole recruitment
                            Some can produce a letter and CV inlcuding                                                                     process might have
                            their own personal attributes.                                                                                 been involved.
    Recruitment process 2
6




                            All can design inerview questions and role         Design questions for interview pretending to be the         Work in pairs, treat
                            play in the interview.                             manager. The questions have to allow the manager to find    your partner as a total
                            All can review their questions and answers         out about the applicant, as much as possible.               stranger, ask 5
                            Some can improve their questions and               No more than 10 questions asked.                            questions to find out
                            answers.                                                                                                       as much as possible.
                                                                                                                                           Start now.
7


    Assignment tasks




                            Study the assignment scenario and tasks.           Now it is time to apply the knowledge in a real-life        Describe the centre
                            All understand the organisation and its            scenario - Vision a charity for visually impaired people.   to a first time visitor.
                            operations.                                        A presentation about this charity. And my job role in the
                            All know the tasks involved.                       charity.
                            Some can produce a plan for the assignment.
8


     Assignment tasks



                        All understand the existence of learning          Students review their personal development needs,            what is your preferred
                        styles and their impact on learning.              learning about learning styles and identifying their own     learning style?
                        All understand the methods of finding out         preferred style. Focus is placed on how to benefit from      How did yo ufind that
                        your learning styles                              knowing your own style and the impact of learning style on   out?
                        Some can apply this in real-life scenarios.       team working.
9


     Assignment tasks




                        All understand the layout of personal             Students continue to consider personal development           How to identify
                        development plan                                  needs, looking at self-assessment, formal reports,           personal needs?
                        All know the function of the PDP                  customer feedback and performance data and learning          (skills shortage)
                        All attempt to cerate their own PDP               about different types of record (personal development        What to do about
                        Some can create their PDP to cover all the        plans, appraisal records) and the methods of addressing      them?
                        details                                           needs (job shadowing, formal courses and meetings and        How to meet the
                                                                          events). Issue unit assessment task 1.                       needs?
                                                                                                                                       That is to be
                                                                                                                                       presented in the PDP.
10


     Assignment tasks




                        All understand the personal attributes that       Students will create a presentation for teaching younger     What ICT skills have
                        are valued by employers, both job-related         students the personal attributes.                            you got to help you
                        and generic ones.                                                                                              manage your time
                        Some will explain them clearly in writing, with   focus on attributes valued by employers, those that are      more effectively?
                        examples.                                         job-related attributes, technical knowledge and working
                                                                          procedures and systems, learning about universal
                                                                          attributes (planning and organisational skills, time
                                                                          management, team working, verbal and written
                                                                          communication skills, numeric skills and creativity).
11


     Assignment tasks




                        All understand the meaning and importance         Students will continue to work on the training presentation. What ICT skills have
                        of these attributes.                                                                                           you got to help you
                        All can apply some of these in a life-like        Students consider the personal attitudes of determination, manage your time
                        scenario.                                         independence, working with integrity, tolerance and          more effectively?
                        Some can apply all the rules in different         reliability.
                        scenarios
12


     Assignment tasks



                        All understand the meaning and importance      Students will continue to create the presentation for       Are you a leader?
                        of these attributes.                           teaching Yr10-11s.                                          Do you believe in
                        All can apply some of these in a life-like                                                                 born to be a leader?
                        scenario.                                      Students consider the personal traits needed for problem-
                        Some can apply all the rules in different      solving and leadership.
                        scenarios
13


     Assignment tasks




                        All understand the meaning and importance      Continue to create the training presentation.               When you are low for
                        of these attributes.                                                                                       whatever reasons,
                        All can apply some of these in a life-like     Students focus on the personal attitudes that drive         how do you pull
                        scenario.                                      confidence and self-motivation.                             youself up and get
                        Some can apply all the rules in different                                                                  working again?
                        scenarios
14


     Assignment tasks




                        All know that organisations have aims and      Students will create leaflets describing the aims of the    How do organisations
                        objectives. And some common and some           organisation, and the attributes needs related. MUST        work to get things
                        specific.                                      show link between them.                                     done?
                        All know that to achieve their aims                                                                        Communications first.
                        organisations need to employ the right type    Students learn about organisational aims and objectives.
                        of people, the right amount of people at the   Issue unit assessment task 2.
                        right time.
                        Some can write to explain clearly and
                        thoroughly.
15


     Assignment tasks




                        All know the importance of communication       A presentation targeting Yr10-11s on communication as     How companies use
                        and the general skills of communication.       part of the career's day.                                 communication in
                        All try to distinguish between facts and       Students embark on a study of the principles of effective their operations?
                        opions.                                        communication, focusing on general communication skills,
                        Some can explain theses clearly verbally and   including the audience, the message and distinguishing
                        in writing                                     between facts and opinions.
16


     Assignment tasks



                        All know the basic skills for engaging             Continue to work on the presentation.                        Name 2
                        audience                                           In looking into the principles of effective communication,   communication skills
                                                                           students focus on techniques for engaging audience           you might employ.
                        Some can apply it in their work                    interest.
17


     Assignment tasks




                        All will understand the skills for interpersonal   Students will continue to work on the presentation, in       what are the marking
                        communication                                      looking into the principles of effective communication,      criteria for
                        Some can appy this in their work                   students focus on communicating interpersonally.             communication?
                                                                                                                                        How well have you
                                                                                                                                        met them?
18


     Assignment tasks




                        All understand the barriers of communication       All to create a leaflet on barriers of communication and     what are the marking
                        and some skills to overcome them.                  explain the difference between the types of questions. In    criteria for this lesson
                        Some can explain clearly and apply them in         looking into the principles of effective communication,      - barriers to
                        their work.                                        students focus on barriers to communication and learn        communication?
                                                                           about different types of questions.
19


     Assignment tasks




                        All can proofread own work and review              Students focus on communicating in writing. They learn       what does proofread
                        others' work                                       about organisational guidelines and procedures, key          mean?
                        Some can write to explain the key issues           messages, grammar and spelling, structure, relevant          Do you understand
                        involved in this section, clearly.                 information, reviewing and proof-reading own written         the signs teachers
                        Some can write continuous writing such as          work, conveying alternative viewpoints and reviewing and     use for marking?
                        report.                                            editing documents created by others, plus note taking.
                                                                           Issue unit assessment task 3.
20


     Assignment tasks



                        All know the existence of the channels and       In learning how to exploit ICT to communicate effectively,     what channels are
                        their characteristics                            students focus on communications channels.                     there for
                        All know ICT can help in many of the                                                                            communication, both
                        channels.                                                                                                       formal and informal?
                        Some can expain clealry how ICT works to
                        help
21


     Assignment tasks




                        All know the software tools and features for     In a report to show in learning how to exploit ICT to          What are the special
                        word-processing, presentaiton and email.         communicate effectively, students focus on tools available     features in an eamil
                        All know some specialist software for visually   within word-processing software, tools available within        package to let you
                        impaired and hearing impaired.                   presentation software, tools available within e-mail           manage your time
                        Some canexplain them clearly using               software. Also consider specialist software for the visually   better?
                        illustrations such as screenshots.               impaired. Issue unit assessment task 4.
22


     Assignment tasks




                        All complete their report on ICT aids            Students practise using software tools for proofing, a         what is a thesaurus
                        including thesaurus, spell checker etc.          thesaurus, and a spell checker. Students learn about           for?
                        All can use charts to present information        conversion of tabular information to graphics, and text
                        Some will write a report to demonstrate clear    readers. Issue unit assessment task 5.
                        understanding.
23


     Assignment tasks




                        All review their personal development need  To complete the analysis of their personal development              What is PDP and
                        and update their PDP                        needs, students review their learning styles. Issue unit            have you found it
                        All try to identify new needs.              assessment task 6.                                                  useful?
                        Some will show understanding of the process
                        by writing to explain.
                                                                                                 Final ‘wrap up’ session.
24


                  Assignment tasks



                                                All should have complete all the Ps
                                                All should have presented their work in the
                                                acceptable format
                                                Some have completed the Ms and Ds in the
                                                criteria list.
         practice and policy
25




                                                All know the purposes of Code of practice        Each will prodcue a Code of Practice for HomeMagic.        Demonstration of
     Create sample code of




                                                and policies are to govern the activities in a   Each will produce an ICT Policy for HomeMagic.             sample codes of
                                                company.                                         The quality may vary, but all should cover the basics of   practice and policies
                                                All can create a sample code of practice and     each.                                                      from other
                                                a sample policy for ICT.                                                                                    organisations such as
                                                Some will have a policy and code of practice                                                                schools.
                                                with high standard entries and laid out
                                                professionally.
26


                  Practising interview skills




                                                All know the key elements of a successful
                                                interview are quality questions, quality
                                                answers and good posture, body language,
                                                eye contact and clarity of language.
                                                All can design questions for an interview.
                                                Some can review their questions and
                                                performances and to improve.
27
Main activities                                                            Extension/ Plenary/          Homework resoucrs
                                                                           SEN        assessment




Study the specification, learn the timetable, learn the assessment         Produce a    Name three     collect job spec. printout, exercise 1
criteria.                                                                  plan for     items from the advertiseme "Preparation"
                                                                           the unit -   criteria list. nts in the
Read the assignment and the criteria to make three list: I know how to     with                        newspapers
do it; Not sure, Don't know at all.                                        deadlines.




An interview is being held at a company. The interviewee (candidate)       written or   Students will   Collect job
has been asked to give a presentation and also to answer some              verbal       present one     advertiseme
questions in the formal interview. Then a feedback session was             advices on   good piece of   nts in the
arranged. One candidate was given the job and the rest all failed. The     how to act   work to the     newspapers
feedback has been summarised in a letter as well.                          in an        class.           for next
Watch the video, commenting on the rate of success for this application.   interview.                   lesson.
Read the feedback letter and make comments about them.




Write a report (using professional format).                                Apply the    what skills     complete
read the book and summarise all the attributes in the book.                list to      does a car      the plenary
Group discussion about them.                                               mechanics,   mechanics       question in
Rank them in your own view in terms of importance.                          shop        need?           writing.
Use real-life examples - the scenario in the assignment.                   assistant,
                                                                           market
                                                                           traders,
                                                                           game
                                                                           designers,
                                                                           etc.
Continue to work on the report.                                             create a     Students will   complete
Apply the list of attributes to several scenarios and explain why they      table of     present one     the report
important.                                                                  contents     good piece of   for
Discussion on Manager, workers, volunteers,                                 for the      work to the     submission
Write up the report about the discussions.                                  report.      class.          next lesson.




Students will pin all their collections of job adverts on the board. Them   write a      which job is    complete
pick one to describe who advertised it, the job details, skills needed,     letter of    the hardest?    the CV.
etc. Discussion in small groups of 3-5.                                     application. Why?
create a CV for themselves.                                                              Which is the
Must include education and skills and all personal attributes.                           easiest one
                                                                                         and why?




Summarise the commuincation skills                                          rewritten    what is the
Design 5 questions in pairs for a job advert.                               some         best question
Interview each other and record the performances, review on how to          questions    to get
improve.                                                                    after        information?
Fill in the table                                                           reviewing.




Study the scenario set in the assignment brief.                             include     what are your
Discussion in groups of 3.                                                  animations, tasks in this
create a presentation to introduce this charity to the public, aiming at     sound to assignment?
encouraging more to join as volunteer.                                      help all
Explain your role in the organisation                                       types of
List the assignment tasks that you have to complete                         learning
                                                                            styles.
Start collecting newspapers for Activity 1.1 Job-related technical skills    Design a     Students will              Presentation 1A: Unit
(SB 1 page 4) Set up bookmarks for sites which discuss learning styles       poster on    present one                overview. Handouts of IT
and offer templates to visitors. Class discussion: Thinking points           how to use   good piece of              policy and/or timetable for the
(SB 1 page 3) Activity 1.26: Learning styles (SB 1 page 37) – individual     learning     work to the                course SB 1 pages 2, 3, 35–37
activity                                                                     styles       class.
                                                                             knowledge
                                                                             to help
                                                                             learning.



Decide on format of PDPs. Prepare any handouts/templates that you            A         Students will      complete    SB 1 pages 33–35
want students to use. Set up bookmarks for suitable sites for Activity       completed present one        the PDP for
1.23 (questions 2–4). Identify suitable interviewees for Activity 1.24,      PDP       good piece of      next lesson
question 2.                                                                            work to the
                                                                                       class.
Case study: New Year Resolutions.
(SB page 33). Activity 1.23: Personal development needs (SB 1 page
34) – individual activity. Activity 1.24: Records (SB 1 page 34) –
individual/group activity


Arrange for visits to library for demonstration of Dewey system. Prepare     Design       how to                     SB 1 pages 4–12.
demonstration of Outlook®: to redirect mail into different e-mail inboxes.   activities   organise your              Newspapers with ads for jobs.
Decide how team-working will be organised. Select activities from            for the      work/tasks?                Worksheet 1A: Workplace
Jones and/or Maggio. Review brainstorming rules.                             audience.                               hazards. Presentation 1B:
                                                                                                                     Team working. Books: Jones,
Activity 1.1: Job related technical skills                                                                           A., 104 Activities That Build:
(SB 1 page 4) – individual/group activity. Activity 1.2: Organising a                                                Self-Esteem, Teamwork,
workspace. (SB 1 page 7) – individual/group activity. Case study:                                                    Communication, Anger
Incoming emails (SB 1 page 9) – individual activity. Activity 1.3: Time                                              Management, Self-Discovery,
management (SB 1 page 10) – individual/group activity. Activity 1.4:                                                 and Coping Skills; Maggio, R.,
Creativity (SB 1 page 12) – individual/group activity                                                                The Art of Talking to Anyone.
Decide pairings of students for Activities 1.5 and 1.6. Activity 1.5:        Design       how to                     SB 1 pages 12–15
Personal attitudes                                                           activities   organise your
(SB 1 page 12) – paired activity                                             for the      work/tasks?
Activity 1.6: Self-assessment (SB 1 page 13) – paired activity               audience.

Continue to work on the presentation - for Yr10-11s.
Decide pairings of students for Activity 1.7. Activity 1.7: Problem solving Design        Students will   SB 1 pages 12–15.
(SB 1 page 14) – individual/group activity                                  activities    present one     Worksheet 1B: Leadership
Activity 1.8: Leadership traits (SB 1 page 14) – individual/group activity for the        good piece of   traits. Worksheet 1C:
                                                                            audience.     work to the     Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
                                                                                          class.          Invited speaker




Decide groupings for Activities 1.9 and 1.10. Activity 1.9: Confidence     Design         students will   SB 1 pages 12–15
(SB 1 page 15) – individual/group activity. Activity 1.10: Trait           activities     comment on
improvement. (SB 1 page 15) – individual/group activity                    for the        the
                                                                           audience.      presentation
Presenting presentations to the class. Then feedback on others'                           and give
presentation.                                                                             feedback.




Set up bookmarks for McDonald’s and DfES. Case study: McDonald’s –         Links to       why is          SB 1 pages 15–16
individual activity (SB 1 page 16). Class discussion: Test your            skills and     communicatio
knowledge                                                                  communica      n so
(SB 1 page 16)                                                             tion           important?

Create posters on how companies work, aims, operations, functions.




Consider how students might use the presentations produced for             add            Students will   SB 1 pages 17–18
question 2 as evidence of P5. Activity 1.11: Meeting an audience’s         sounds         present one
needs (SB 1 page 17) – individual/group activity. Activity 1.12: Facts     and            good piece of
and opinions. (SB 1 page 18) – individual/group activity.                  animation      work to the
Create a presentation for career's day training use on the yr10-11s.       to cater for   class.
                                                                           all styles
Obtain TV/radio recordings for Activity 1.13. Activity 1.13: Attention     add            Name the         SB 1 pages 17–18.
seeking techniques (SB 1 page 18) – individual activity                    sounds         assessment       Presentation 1C: Effective
                                                                           and            criteria for     communication.
Continue to work on the presentation, useing exampls.                      animation      communicatio     TV viewing equipment. Radio
                                                                           to cater for   ns               receiver
                                                                           all styles




Obtain TV/radio recordings for Activity 1.14. Activity 1.14: Using sight   add            check your       SB 1 pages 19–21. TV
and hearing                                                                sounds         work fo rthis    viewing equipment. Radio
(SB 1 page 19) – individual/paired activity                                and            section and      receiver
                                                                           animation      hand in.
continue to work on the presentation and present it to the class and       to cater for
seek feedback.                                                             all styles
Improve using the feedback.




Obtain TV/radio recordings for Activity 1.15, e.g. A Few Good Men .        use            display good     SB 1 pages 19–21. TV
Activity 1.15: Questions, questions, questions (SB 1 page 21) –            images         work and         viewing equipment. Radio
individual activity                                                        and other      class            receiver
After discussion students are to design a leaflet explaining what          assistance     discussion on
communication barriers are and how to overcome them. Also a leaflet to     to make        its
advise yr10-11s on asking the right type of questions for better           theleaflets    effectiveness.
communication.                                                             effective.




Collect sample communications showing good and bad practice.               Review         Name the         SB 1 pages 21–26
Consider what to use as the attachment in Activity 1.16; it may provide    TWO            criteria for
useful evidence of grading criteria such as P4 or P6. Activity 1.16:       others'        today's task.
Communicating in writing                                                   work
(SB 1 page 26) – individual/group activity. Class discussion: Test your
knowledge. (SB 1 page 26)
Proofread your own work, mark them using the symbols given. Show
evidence.
Mark two other students' long writing using those symbols.
Source speakers who have set up their own blogs. Set up bookmarks to         an            which one is     SB 1 page 27. Presentation
blog sites. Activity 1.17: Blogs, vlogs and podcasts (SB page 27) –          example       the most         1D: Exploiting ICT
individual activity.                                                         collected     suitable
Create a report for this task, to explain what the channels are and their    for each      channel for a
characterisitcs. Use examples to iluustrate how to choose one for a          channel       given
given task.                                                                                scenario?




Activity 1.18: Word processing features (SB 1 page 29) – individual          include       name three       SB 1 pages 27–31
activity                                                                     some          things that
Activity 1.19: Presentation software features (SB 1 page 30) – individual    advanced      you learnt
activity                                                                     features      today.
Create a report on how to use ICT to aid communications. Include ICT         fromeach
aids for disabled people.                                                    software
Activity 1.20: Email software features (SB 1 page 30) – individual/group     package
activity
Set up bookmarks for RNIB and other relevant sites
Activity 1.21: Software for the visually impaired (SB 1 page 31) –
individual activity
Review written work of students to identify pieces that would benefit        using         comment on       SB 1 pages 31–32
from use of thesaurus and/or spell checker (question 1 of Activity 1.22).    correct       the marking
Identify relevant numerical data for question 2 of Activity 1.22. Activity   symbols       by your
1.22: Using software tools                                                   without       peers? Clear,
(SB 1 page 32) – individual/paired activity Class discussion: Test your      prompt        detailed?
knowledge (SB 1 page 32)




Consider inviting a guest speaker to explain methods of addressing           PDP           Name three       SB 1 pages 33–37
needs: job shadowing, formal courses, meetings and events. Activity          upgraded      most             Presentation 1E: Personal
1.25: Meeting needs (SB 1 page 35) – individual activity                     and all       important        development needs
Summarise the book and research on the internet.                             other tasks   things in this
Upgrade the PDP                                                              proofread.    unit.
Check on assignment progress. Completion and review of assignment                                                    SB 1 pages 38–39
tasks




Students will discuss on what HomeMagic will include in their Code of   Template     Which of the      Think of at   sampel code of practices and
Practice and their ICT Policy.                                          for SEN      entries are       least one     policies from the school.
Individually draw up their own CoP and Policy.                          and          MUST              entry fo
Class discussion to select good entries and bad entries.                Quality      HAVEs?            reach
Rework on their work individually.                                      entries as   What is the       document.
Hand in their work for next lesson.                                     the          hardest part
                                                                        extension.   of this lesson?
                                                        Aim                                     Starter


                              Introduction Title
      Unit
L #


                                                        All konw about the policies of class,   how is the unit
      3 Information Systems
1



                                                        i/net access.                           assessed (marked)?
                                                        All to know the title and the main      What do you have to
                                                        goal of this unit.                      do for this unit?
                                                        Some can describe them in detail,       What is an
                                                        the goals and the structure of the      information system?
                                                        unit


                                                        Know how company depts operate
                                                        and the information involved.




                                                        All know the operations in a company. quick discussion: How
      3 Information Systems
2


                              operations in companies




                                                        Some can describe the operations        does a company
                                                        without prompts.                        operate? What goes
                                                                                                on everyday inside a
                                                                                                company? What are
                                                                                                invovled when a
                                                                                                customer order
                                                                                                something?




                                                        All know the functional areas and       A company have
      3 Information Systems
3


                              Functional areas




                                                        their functions.                        different kind of
                                                        All can describe in detail verbally.    functions - suchas
                                                        Some can describe in writing, in        purchasing and selling.
                                                        detail. And use organisational chart    They are usually
                                                                                                organised into
                                                                                                departments.
                                                       All know the three ways of internal    where does the whole
    3 Information Systems
4


                            Information Flow Diagram
                                                       flow and the existence of external     operation start? In a
                                                       flow.                                  school, in a company?
                                                       All can describe them using
                                                       examples. Using correct charts
                                                       including some details.
                                                       Some can describe in correct chart,
                                                       with most of the operations labelled
                                                       clearly,




                                                       All know that organisations use        How are information
                            examples
    3 Information Systems
5




                                                       information for their operations.      systems used in the
                                                       All can describe the various uses      real world?
                                                       briefly                                What is an
                                                       Some can describe in detail the        information system?
                                                       features of applications and           Start from an
                                                       procedures involved, using examples    examples?
                                                                All know the four purposes of using   You know that
    3 Information Systems
6


                            purposes
                                                                information and can summarise them    information is needed,
                                                                briefly, using some examples.         and they should have
                                                                Some can describe in detail and use   good qualities. Now,
                                                                the correct examples.                 what do they use the
                                                                                                      informatino for? It is
                                                                                                      interesting to find
                                                                                                      out if they are doing
                                                                                                      te right thing.


                                                                All know the informatino needed for   what do they need to
    3 Information Systems
7


                            Information needed for operations




                                                                the operations, for the different     carry out their tasks?
                                                                departments, could be briefly.
                                                                Some can explain in detail,
                                                                thoroughly.
                                                                All can apply the learning to
                                                                HomeMagic
                                              All know the two types of              last lessons, you have
    3 Information Systems
8


                            Characteristics
                                              information and the characteristics    found out how people
                                              for good information.                  use information
                                              Most can apply them to a given         systems. How
                                              company's scenarios,                   confident about the
                                              Some can write up the report to        results given to you
                                              describe with reasonable details.      by the system?




                                              All know there are two kinds of        where do companies
    3 Information Systems
9


                            Sources




                                              sources and what they are.             get their information?
                                              All can explain the reasons briefly.   Where do you get
                                              Some can explain in detail,            information?
                                              thoroughly.
                                                                         All know about the legal constraints    can companies use the
     3 Information Systems
10


                             constraints
                                                                         on the use of business information,     information they have
                                                                         and can describe them using some        in whatever way they
                                                                         relevant examples.                      want?
                                                                         Some can describe in detail,
                                                                         thoroughly, using correct examples.     apart from laws,
                                                                         Some can apply te learning to           there are other
                                                                         HomeMagic                               restrictions on the
                                                                                                                 use of information.
                                                                         All know that apart from UK lawas       things could be
                                                                         and EU laws, there are other            harmful even if they
                                                                         constraints on the use of               are legally and
                                                                         information. Some can describe them ethically right. Give
                                                                         in detail and give correct examples.    examples.
                                                                         Some can apply the learning to
                                                                         HomeMagic
                                                                         All know about the operations issues
                                                                         involved when using business
                                                                         information.
                                                                         All attempt to apply that learning to
                                                                         HomeMagic.
                                                                         Some can apply to HomeMagic in a
                                                                         comprehensive manner.
                                                                         All know the existence of tools such    How are the
     3 Information Systems
11


                             the tools used for handling information -




                                                                         as databases, AI & Expert systems,      information
                                                                         Internet.                               produced? Do you
                                                                         All can describe them using examples. have confidence in
                                                                         Some can describe data-mining and       them?
                                                                         predicative modeling.
                                                                                All know at least 4 different types     Applying those tools,
     3 Information Systems
12


                             Study the real information systems in the world.
                                                                                of information systems and be able      many different
                                                                                to describe their uses in reasonable    systems have been in
                                                                                detail.                                 use for many years.
                                                                                All know MIS application in schools
                                                                                and be able to describe the
                                                                                processes involved.
                                                                                Some will be able to write a report
                                                                                on all the information systems in use
                                                                                and with more details to show clear
                                                                                understanding.




                                                                                All know the basic functions and        so many different
                             mapping the system to the departments
     3 Information Systems
13




                                                                                features that are common to all         systems, what are
                                                                                information systems.                    common to them? So
                                                                                All know the key elements of            that you learn about
                                                                                information systems                     the common things
                                                                                Some can map them to relate to a        and can handle all of
                                                                                given scenario such as a system in a    them?
                                                                                company


                                                                                Learn about the features and
                                                                                functions of information systems
                                                                                and their application in a real
                                                                                company




                                                                                All complete the unit's tasks and
                             Showtime
14
     3




                                                                                hand in.
Main activities                                                          Extension/SEN


Introduction to unit and to the use of reference sources.
Housekeeping arrangements: Internet access policy, schedule for
assignments, folder management, etc. Familiarise with an overview of
learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Select reference sources.
Prepare handouts re policy and/or timetable.


Class discussion: Thinking points (SB 1 page 81)


research to find out how an information system works - how the
electronic library system works, how the online shopping system works.
Draw sketches to indicate information movement.




game. A role in a company, to mimic the running of the comany. The       write a description
whole class is divided into departments of the company. The teacher is of draw a diagram
acting as a customer (external). Simulate the operations.                to indicate the
Studetns discuss what information is requried for their department.      game played.
draw up draft documents (forms) for operations. Then simulate.


Demonstrate the way draw the organisatinal chart and info diagram.


draw a chart to show interaction between the departments.



3.2.2 Students learn about the functional areas of an organisation.      a chart for the
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 88)                     school. Why not
                                                                         having the same
Write a report to descirbe the functions of each functional area.        kind of setup?
Explain why not all have the same kind of set up.


A report describing the functional areas.
An organisational chart
an explanation about organisational chart and its advantges and
disadvantages
3.2.3 Students learn about the flows of information in an organisation.   a chart for the
Activity 3.2: Information flows (SB 1 page 90) – individual/group         school. Why not
activity                                                                  having the same
                                                                          kind of setup?
discussion on the starting point of operations, and steps that follow.
Draw the diagram to show information movement.


information flow diagram for a given company.
Show functional areas, external ones too, show informantion flow
direction and the message nature.
Plus a clear textual description of the three types of flows in a
company.
May include more than two external players.


Upto now, students should have very good ideas about the structure
and the operations of the company. they should complete P3 before
next lesson.
Knowing enough about the company, then find out HOW database              if cannot find their
is/could be used in it, HOW internet is/could be used in it. What         own examples, use
information is produced by the systems (database and/or internet)?        the school MIS,
Who uses them? At what levels are they used? To answer these              and Northwind.
questions, imagine you have the company's database of stocks and
order systems at hand, and use it as an example to illustrate.


Research on the internet, read book (purposes section), discuss with
classmates in groups of 5. Students will present their findings
verbally to the class.


Make sure you know what information is required for the company
director to have if he wants decide to open a new branch, or what
information for the branch manager to have for him to decide if to
open on Saturdays or not. Then what information is for the people in
the warehouse to have to decide on reorder or not.


Individually WRITE a report, or presentation, to organise the findings
for P2.
3.2.1 Students learn how organisations use business information,           which type of
starting with its purposes.                                                purpose is the
Read the book, summarise the purposes.                                     most important
Find examples of each type of purpose.                                     one? Why?
Write a report.


A poster to demonstrate the use of information for different
purposes at different levels of company hierachy.



Having completed the game and diagrams, we'll look at the information How much does it
and data themselves in detail. Now list all the information that is        cost to get those
required to carry out their tasks at the company.                          information? How
At least four different kinds of tasks to be included. Ideally one task    to lower the cost?
for each department, then one task for the manager and one task for
the director.


Student discussion (in pairs) on why the data is needed, what would
happen if no infomration if given.
Individually complete the report of the findings.


In this report, list all the information that is required for operations
to be successful, by functional areas.
Describe why the data/information is essential, what happens if the
information is not available.


Then use the book to summarise the characteristics of good
information.


Konw at least one example of using information systems in
organisations.
Describe the stages of using information (collect, data entry, store,
process, present etc.)
3.1.1 Characteristics. Students learn about types of information and   generate examples
their characteristics.                                                 using a real
Case study: Fast food customer satisfaction survey (SB 1 page 82) –    company.
individual/group activity
Case study: Retail sales information systems (SB 1 page 84) – group
activity
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 84)
The chosen company is HomeMagic


A presentation on the various types of data, the characteristics of
information.
All should have clear titles, headings, introductions/explanations.
Not just groups of bullet points.
All should include the summary of examples used in class, and give
their own examples for a chosen company.
Case study: Trade groupings (SB 1 page 86) Activity 3.1: Organisations the school's
and information (SB 1 page 86) – individual activity                   informatino
The chosen company is HomeMagic                                        sources? How to
Write a report to summarise all the possible sources, describe the     use external
advantages of each type, use the given company to illustrate each case. sources to the
                                                                       best?
The report should explain the source types, must use examples.
Must include examples for a given company                              DO M1, D1
Must have clear titles, headings, explanations. Not just a group of
slides, full of bullet points.
3.3.1 Students look at how information is used in organisations and the   use HomeMagic as
legal issues involved.                                                    examples to
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 91)                      illustrate all the
                                                                          main points inthe
study the main principles of the laws, summarise them into the first      laws.
section of the report.
                                                                          design a list of dos
A presentation to describe the 4 laws (Data Protection Act 1998,          and don'ts for
Computer Misuse Act 1990, Freedom of Information Act 2000,                HomeMagic to
Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988)                                   govern their use of
                                                                          ICT and
Include examples for the chosen company which is HomeMagic                information system.


3.3.2 Students continue to look at how information is used in             design a set of
organisations, focusing on the ethical issues.                            documents for the
Activity 3.3: Codes of practice (SB 1 page 92) – individual activity      company to
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 93)                      regulate their use
                                                                          of informatin
Find out the ways companies regulate their staff and operations -         system.
procedures, codes of prctice, policies.


A summary of the ethic issues and how they are controlled in an
organisation, such as HomeMagic.
3.4.1 Students look at the features and functions of information          Extension: to
systems, starting with the tools that are available.                      describe an
Activity 3.5: Tools (SB 1 page 96) – individual/group activity            example of AI/ES
                                                                          in detail.
Summarise the relevant sections of the book                               SEN: Use the
Research on the internet.                                                 template and with
Write a report to describe the available tools and their operations.      extra examples to
Must give a picture how the tool is used.                                 help understanding.


Create a report to describe all the tools used for dealing with
information at the following stages: collect, store, process, present
and use information. Use screenshots to illustrate so that the reader
understand it without referring to other sources.
Stock control / EPOS system                                               Describe one
Decision system demonstration.                                            system in great
MIS demonstration, (school one).                                          detail, all the
3.4.2 Students look at examples of information systems.                   possible processes
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 97)                      involved.
3.4.3 Students are introduced to management information systems.
Class discussion: Test your knowledge (SB 1 page 98) Activity 3.6:        DO M3, M2, D2
MIS and tools (SB 1 page 99) – individual/group activity


Students will collect findings on each type of system, such as examples
of usage, features, how it is processed. - see template table.


A PRESENTATION that describes the different types of inforation
systems in use, the processes and the people involved and the benefits
they bring.
The targeted audience is Yr10s in their business studies lesson.

3.4.4 Students identify the key elements of information systems.          Which function or
Case study: Where in the world are we? (SB 1 page 98) – group activity feature is the
3.4.5 The functions of information systems are covered.                   most important
                                                                          one? Why? How
Write a report to describe the key elements, map them to the actual       did you get to that
company's functional areas.                                               conclusion?
also include key features and functions, map them to the functinal
areas.


A report that describes the key elements, key features and functions
of information systems.
The report should also relate each of the components to the functional
areas of HomeMagic.
Should also recommend on how a company could make more effective
use of the system

Create one or more A1 posters to illustrate the main points of this
unit. Make it interesting and educational.
Plenary               Outcome               Homework Strategy for assessment


passing the buck      participated in       P3          Q&A
game - ask a          game.                             Discussion
question for          Collected                         Presentation
another student to information                          Debate
answer, whoever       thoroughly,                       Portfolio
answered correctly reasonably weel,                     Peer assessment
may ask the next      some                              Pair_Think_Share
question. May get     organised info into               Written work
help for answers.     sketches - clearly,               Read
Start: name two       reasonably clearly.               Exam/Test
marking criteria.                                       Other methods


                                                        Individual
                                                        Pair
                                                        Group
PASSING THE           information for       Continue
BUCK.                 operations are        to do P3.
                      recorded.
                      Interaction
                      between
                      departments are
                      recognised.
                      Organisational
                      chart is drawn



can a company be      p3                    p3
run without setting
up so many
different
departments?


PASSING THE
BUCK
Is your diagram       p3   p3
clear enough for a
stranger to
understand the
company?


PASSING




Name three            p2   P2
purposes of using
information in your
company.


Passing
Decisin making       p2   P2
happens at three
levels. What are
they and give an
example for each.


PASSING




wwhat will happen    p1   P1
if the information
required is not
there?


PASSING
which type of       p1   P1
information is
more useful? Why?




how to judge if a   p1   P1
source is good or
not?                     M1, D1
map the laws to       p5   P5
the types of
information that is
likely to govern.


how do companies
regulate their
operations. Apply
it to HomeMagic.


how do companies
regulate their
operations




Which tool is the     p6   Research
best one? Why?             AI and ES
Which part is the          to find
hardest of this            out how it
lessn?                     works in
                           real life.


                           P6
which one do you      p6                   P6
use if you are the
chief director?
                                           M3, M2,
                                           D2




what are the key      p4                   P4
elements of an
information
system? What are
the key functions
of an information
system?
What is the
hardest part of
this lesson?




photo of posters      Tasks for M and D.
Display and vote
for the best. Prize
giving

				
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