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What's New - December 2007

20/12/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

Numeric

Scroll Bar

Software Registration

Sort

Sum

Systems Analysis

Toobar

19/12/07

Added a new topic to the 'technology explained' section about Virtual Reality

18/12/07

Added a selection of the 'Modern Christmas Story' submitted to us by students. Some of them are very entertaining to read.

Added the following terms to the glossary:

End User

Entity Relationship Diagram

Event

Excel

Execute

Image Map

Metropolitan Area Network

Merge

MMORPG

Nibble

17/12/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 10/12/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

BASIC

EDI

Editor

Electro-Magnetic

Electronic

Optical Device

Spyware

 

16/12/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

Graphics Card

Label

Perl

PowerPoint

Process

Redirect

Robot

Series

 

15/12/07

Added a new lesson idea for the Christmas seasonal section - 'Design a Christmas card using Photoshop'. Four video tutorials are supplied providing a complete step-by-step guide for students to follow.

14/12/07

Added a new mini-web on 'sources of data' for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT, unit G061: specification points 3.1.1.f

13/12/07

Added a new page to the teachers section about the forthcoming ICT week on teachers TV. Copy and image provided by teachersTV

12/12/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

array

blue screen

broadcast

complex search

exploit

extreme data

file extension

folder

file transfer protocol

mail merge

port

PPM

 

11/12/07

New Christmas quiz released: 'Save the Owls', quizzes 1, 2, 3 and 4

New Christmas quiz released: 'Dunkin' Elf', quizzes 1, 2, 3 and 4

Added Two Christmas Bingo Quizzes

10/12/07

Added a lesson idea to the 'seasonal lessons' for Christmas, called 'Christmas Shopping'. Kindly contributed by Vivien Mercer

Added a lesson idea to the 'seasonal lessons' for Christmas, called 'Santa's Deliveries'

Added a lesson idea to the 'seasonal lessons' for Christmas, called 'Advent Calendars'

 

08/12/07

Added an interactive multiple choice quiz for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT on 'methods to convey information'

Added an interactive breakout quiz for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT on 'methods to convey information'

07/12/07

Added a new mini-web on 'methods of conveying information' for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT, unit G061: specification points 3.1.1.c

06/12/07

Added an interactive multiple choice quiz for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT on Data, Information and Knowledge

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT on Data, Information and Knowledge

Added an interactive 'Breakout' quiz for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT on Data, Information and Knowledge

 

05/12/07

Added a new mini-web on 'data, information and knowledge' for the new 2008 OCR AS ICT, unit G061: specification points 3.1.1.a, 3.1.1.b, 3.1.1.d

 

04/12/07

Added a lesson idea to the seasonal section for a task to use at Christmas. Students are asked to write a modern-day version of the Christmas story, incorportating techology. Based on an idea by Dominique Stainton.

 

03/12/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 26/11/07

Began work on the new AS/A2 ICT section layout. This will be a work in progress until September 2008.

Added the new 2008 syllabus outline for OCR AS ICT Unit G061

Created the page structure for OCR AS ICT Unit G061: module 3.1.1, Data, Information and Knowledge

Added an interactive 'save your team' quiz for GCSE flowcharts

Added a task sheet for AQA AS ICT on the Computer Misuse Act. Kindly contributed by Fat Max.

 

02/12/07

Added a new PPT for AQA AS ICT 10.9 - Copyright, Designs and Patents Act . Kindly contributed by Fat Max

Added a new 'hot topic' about the use of RFID tags to monitor students' whereabouts.

01/12/07

Added a new PPT for AQA AS ICT 10.8 - Malpractice and Crime. Kindly contributed by Fat Max

Added a new PPT for AQA AS ICT 10.9 - Computer Misuse Act . Kindly contributed by Fat Max

Added a new PPT for AQA AS ICT 10.9 - Data Protection Act . Kindly contributed by Fat Max

Published all of the entries received for the Christmas competition. Our five favourites have been put up for a vote to allow students to choose the overall winner.

 

 

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