Just Click for the Caribbean
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Just Click for the Caribbean

By Howard Lincoln, Alison Page
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Book Description

Written to support 11 - 14 year-old students in developing technological literacy and competence, Just Click for the Caribbean Third Edition provides a strong foundation for lower secondary students to study Information Technology at CSEC level. Designed by experts from the region, this curriculum-aligned course fully supports the syllabus you follow.

This third edition has been fully revised with scaffolded topics that develop students' theoretical and practical and practical knowledge in Information Technology, encouraging independent learning and providing a foundation for further study.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Section 1
    • Unit 1 Using computers safely
      • 1.1 Danger in the computer lab
      • 1.2 Staying safe in the computer lab
    • Unit 2 The basics of computer systems
      • 2.1 What is a computer?
      • 2.2 Types of computer
      • 2.3 Computer hardware
      • 2.4 Computer software
      • 2.5 Development of computers
      • 2.6 How computers are changing our lives
      • 2.7 The computer desktop
      • 2.8 Using your keyboard and mouse
      • 2.9 Editing a document
      • 2.10 Saving and printing a document
    • Unit 3 Computers and communication
      • 3.1 The technology of communication
      • 3.2 Using computers to communicate
      • 3.3 Computer networks
      • 3.4 Finding information on the web
      • 3.5 Sending an email
    • Unit 4 Computer ethics
      • 4.1 What is ethical behaviour?
      • 4.2 Intellectual property rights
      • 4.3 Finding reliable information
    • Unit 5 Careers in computing and IT
      • 5.1 Computers and the world of work
      • 5.2 A creative career in computing
      • 5.3 A technical career in computing
    • Unit 6 Introduction to problem-solving
      • 6.1 What is problem-solving?
      • 6.2 Investigation and research
      • 6.3 Developing solutions
      • 6.4 Describing solutions
    • Unit 7 Word processing
      • 7.1 What is word processing?
      • 7.2 Entering text
      • 7.3 Moving text
      • 7.4 Formatting text
      • 7.5 Using lists for layout
      • 7.6 Using tables for layout
      • 7.7 Using columns for layout
      • 7.8 Inserting pictures
      • 7.9 Making changes to pictures
      • 7.10 Reviewing documents
      • 7.11 Mail merge
      • 7.12 Using data files in mail merg
    • Unit 8 Desktop publishing and presentations
      • 8.1 What is desktop publishing?
      • 8.2 Using templates in desktop publishing
      • 8.3 Using text and images in desktop publishing
      • 8.4 Making a presentation
      • 8.5 Adding slides
      • 8.6 Themes and images
      • 8.7 Animation and transitions
      • End of Section 1 questions and activities
  • Section 2
    • Unit 9 Maintaining your computer
      • 9.1 Maintaining your computer
      • 9.2 Determining system requirements
    • Unit 10 Hardware and software
      • 10.1 The Central Processing Unit
      • 10.2 Computer storage
      • 10.3 Input devices
      • 10.4 Output devices
      • 10.5 System software
      • 10.6 Application software
    • Unit 11 Data communication and networks
      • 11.1 Data communication
      • 11.2 Data transmission media – wired
      • 11.3 Data transmission media – wireless
      • 11.4 Using transmission media in the real world
      • 11.5 Network protocols for data transmission
    • Unit 12 Digital data and binary numbers
      • 12.1 Digital data
      • 12.2 Binary numbers
      • 12.3 More about binary
    • Unit 13 Using the Internet for learning
      • 13.1 Using the Internet responsibly and legally
      • 13.2 Effective web searching
      • 13.3 Choosing reliable content
      • 13.4 Using citations
    • Unit 14 IT in the workplace
      • 14.1 The IT department
      • 14.2 The changing world of work
    • Unit 15 Multimedia presentations
      • 15.1 Multimedia authoring
      • 15.2 Creating multimedia
      • 15.3 Make a multimedia presentation
      • 15.4 Using video in multimedia
      • 15.5 Multimedia project
    • Unit 16 Problem solving with algorithms
      • 16.1 Using algorithms for problem-solving
      • 16.2 Simple flowcharts
      • 16.3 Making decisions to solve problems
      • 16.4 Using logical tests in problem-solving
      • 16.5 Writing algorithms in pseudocode
    • Unit 17 Using spreadsheets
      • 17.1 What is a spreadsheet?
      • 17.2 Editing and formatting
      • 17.3 Using formulae
      • 17.4 Spreadsheet functions
      • 17.5 Starting a new spreadsheet
      • 17.6 Formatting numbers
      • 17.7 Graphs and charts
      • End of Section 2 questions and activities
  • Section 3
    • Unit 18 Basic IT troubleshooting
      • 18.1 Basic computer maintenance
      • 18.2 Solving basic network problems
    • Unit 19 Managing data files
      • 19.1 Working with file
      • 19.2 Using files and folder
      • 19.3 Organizing files using folder
      • 19.4 Advanced file oranization
      • 19.5 Adding in binary
    • Unit 20 Network security
      • 20.1 Network equipment
      • 20.2 How a network is connected
      • 20.3 Network security threats
      • 20.4 Network security countermeasures
      • 20.5 How a search engine works
      • 20.6 How search engines list results
    • Unit 21 Staying safe online
      • 21.1 Cyberbullying
      • 21.2 Stay safe online
    • Unit 22 Planning a career in IT
      • 22.1 IT and your career
      • 22.2 Planning for a career in IT
    • Unit 23 Making web pages
      • 23.1 The parts of a web page
      • 23.2 Planning your web pages
      • 23.3 Making a web page
      • 23.4 Add images to your web page
      • 23.5 Adding a new page
    • Unit 24 Writing algorithms in pseudocode
      • 24.1 Repetition in algorithms
      • 24.2 Selection in pseudocode
      • 24.3 Loops in pseudocode
      • 24.4 Writing good algorithms
      • 24.5 Testing an algorithm
    • Unit 25 Using a database management system
      • 25.1 What is a database?
      • 25.2 The parts of a database
      • 25.3 Create a database table
      • 25.4 Entering data into a table
      • 25.5 Data validation
      • 25.6 Database queries
      • 25.7 Database reports
      • 25.8 Exporting data
      • 25.9 More about databases
      • End of Section 3 questions and activities
  • Glossary
  • Index
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