Log on to IT for CSEC
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Log on to IT for CSEC

By Roland Birbal; Michele Taylor
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Book Description

Benefit from expert guidance in this new edition of a tried and trusted approach; updated to reflect the new CSEC® IT curriculum, it provides an engaging and accessible approach to theory and practice.
- Prepare for SBA with advice and guidance and a full sample SBA project and suggested solution at the end of Chapter 16.
- Consolidate learning through a range of question types such as Multiple Choice, True or False, Short Answer, Research, Project and a fun Crossword puzzle.
- Confidently cover new topics and emerging technology with straightforward explanations and numerous examples.

The answers can be found here: www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Log-on-to-IT-Answers

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Book title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • 1 Types of computers and their parts
    • What is a computer?
    • Stages of processing
    • Types of computers
    • Generations of computers
    • Chapter 1: Summary
    • Chapter 1: Questions
  • 2 Input devices
    • Data-processing cycle
    • Typical input devices
    • Chapter 2: Summary
    • Chapter 2: Questions
  • 3 Primary and secondary storage
    • Storage
    • Primary storage
    • Secondary storage media and devices
    • Other storage media
    • Chapter 3: Summary
    • Chapter 3: Questions
  • 4 Output devices
    • Softcopy output devices
    • Hardcopy output devices
    • Chapter 4: Summary
    • Chapter 4: Questions
  • 5 Data storage and representation
    • Discrete data and continuous data
    • Number systems
    • Adding binary numbers
    • Representing signed integers
    • Subtraction of binary numbers
    • Data representation
    • Chapter 5: Summary
    • Chapter 5: Questions
  • 6 Software: The power behind the machine
    • Application software
    • System software
    • User interfaces
    • The Windows desktop
    • Windows file management
    • Chapter 6: Summary
    • Chapter 6: Questions
  • 7 Data communications, networks and the internet
    • Data communications
    • Networks
    • The internet
    • Chapter 7: Summary
    • Chapter 7: Questions
  • 8 Problem-solving and program design
    • Steps in problem-solving
    • Steps in algorithm development
    • Step 1: Define the problem
    • Step 2: Analyse the problem
    • Step 3: Develop an algorithm
    • Using a connector
    • Chapter 8: Summary
    • Chapter 8: Questions
  • 9 Program implementation
    • Generations of computer languages
    • Step 4: Write a computer program
    • Step 5: Test and debug the program
    • Step 6: Document the program
    • Chapter 9: Summary
    • Chapter 9: Questions
  • 10 Computer and cybersecurity and computer misuse
    • Hardware and software security
    • Data privacy
    • Chapter 10: Summary
    • Chapter 10: Questions
  • 11 Introduction to web page design
    • What is a website?
    • Web publishing
    • Creating a web page
    • Publishing your Wix website
    • Web hosting
    • Maintaining a website
    • Chapter 11: Summary
    • Chapter 11: Questions
  • 12 Presentations using PowerPoint
    • Starting Power Point
    • Creating a new presentation
    • Design templates
    • Sound, video clips and photos
    • Changing the sequence of slides
    • Adding notes – speaker’s notes
    • Slide Master/Master Slide
    • Adding a transition
    • Animating your presentation
    • Recording your own sound files
    • Printing your presentation
    • Effective PowerPoint presentations
    • Chapter 12: Summary
    • Chapter 12: Questions
  • 13 Word processing
    • Microsoft Word 2013 versus Microsoft Word 2016 versus Microsoft Word 2019
    • Starting Microsoft Word
    • Editing and proofing text
    • Formatting
    • Page layout/Layout
    • Mail merge
    • Newspaper columns
    • Tables
    • Inserting graphics
    • Inserting symbols and characters
    • Creating a fillable form in Word
    • Creating a table of contents
    • Adding protection to your document
    • Comments and track changes
    • Chapter 13: Summary
    • Chapter 13: Questions
  • 14 Spreadsheets
    • What is the purpose of a spreadsheet?
    • Features of Excel equivalent or similar to Word
    • Starting Excel
    • Entering data
    • Formatting
    • Editing
    • Working with worksheets
    • Formulae
    • Functions
    • Absolute cell references
    • Sorting
    • Filtering records
    • Creating graphs and charts
    • The IF function
    • The date function
    • PivotTables and PivotCharts
    • Printing a worksheet
    • Chapter 14: Summary
    • Chapter 14: Questions
  • 15 Databases
    • What is a database?
    • Creating a database using Access
    • Keys and relationships
    • Entering records into a table
    • Designing a database
    • Indexing and sorting data
    • Manipulating data in a database
    • Forms
    • Reports
    • Chapter 15: Summary
    • Chapter 15: Questions
  • 16 Integrating data
    • Mail merge
    • Integrating data and graphs
    • Integrating objects from a database
    • Exporting a database
    • Chapter 16: Summary
    • Chapter 16: Questions
    • Sample SBA project on data integration, suggested solution and mark scheme
  • 17 Careers in computing
    • Jobs in an ICT department
    • Other jobs within the computer industry
    • Computer support specialists
    • Other ICT jobs
    • Chapter 17: Summary
    • Chapter 17: Questions
    • Project
  • 18 Applications and implications of IT
    • Collecting, storing and sharing information
    • Forms of information processing
    • Computers in banking
    • Computers in business
    • Computers in education
    • Computers in engineering and manufacturing
    • Computers in artificial intelligence (AI)
    • Computers in law enforcement
    • Computers in medicine
    • Computers in entertainment
    • Computers in weather forecasting
    • Computers in mass media
    • Social effects of computers
    • Computers’ effect on employee health
    • Chapter 18: Summary
    • Chapter 18: Questions
  • Glossary
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
  • Index
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
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