CXC Study Guide: Information Technology for CSEC®
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CXC Study Guide: Information Technology for CSEC®

By Alison Page
US$ 19.49
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Book Description

Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this Study Guide will provide you with the support to maximise your performance in CSEC Information Technology. Written by a team of experts in the examination, the syllabus and teachers, this Study Guide covers all the essential information in an easy-to-use double page spread format. Each topic begins with key learning outcomes and contains a range of features to enhance your study of the
subject.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1 Computer fundamentals and information processing
    • 1.1 Information processing
    • 1.2 The basic computer system
    • 1.3 Types of computer system
    • 1.4 Primary storage
    • 1.5 Secondary storage
    • 1.6 Input
    • 1.7 Output
    • 1.8 Software
    • 1.9 Operating systems
    • 1.10 Evaluating a computer system
    • 1.11 Troubleshooting hardware problems
    • 1.12 Data and information
    • 1.13 Reliability of online information
    • 1.14 Data checks
    • 1.15 Data files
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 2 Computer networks and web technologies
    • 2.1 Networks
    • 2.2 Network hardware and software
    • 2.3 The internet
    • 2.4 Mobile communication networks
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 3 Social and economic impact of ICT
    • 3.1 The impact of technology
    • 3.2 Misuse of data
    • 3.3 Computer security
    • 3.4 Practical applications
    • 3.5 Impact of emerging technologies
    • 3.6 The world of work
    • 3.7 Jobs in technology
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 4a Word processing
    • 4.1 Editing and formatting text
    • 4.2 Text layout
    • 4.3 Document structure
    • 4.4 Combining and merging
    • 4.5 Helpful features
    • 4.6 Mail merge
    • 4.7 Creating a table of contents
    • 4.8 Using forms to collect data
  • Unit 4b Web page design
    • 4.9 What is a website?
    • 4.10 Planning the website
    • 4.11 Creating a web page – content and design
    • 4.12 Publishing a web page
    • 4a Practice exam questions
    • 4b Practice exam questions
  • Unit 5 Spreadsheets
    • 5.1 Introduction to spreadsheets
    • 5.2 Arithmetic and logical operators
    • 5.3 Calculations
    • 5.4 Functions
    • 5.5 Formatting a spreadsheet
    • 5.6 Copy and Paste 1
    • 5.7 Copy and Paste 2
    • 5.8 Working with large spreadsheets
    • 5.9 Sorting a spreadsheet
    • 5.10 Extracting information from a spreadsheet
    • 5.11 IF function and multiple worksheets
    • 5.12 Spreadsheet graphs
    • 5.13 Import to a spreadsheet
    • 5.14 Pivot tables
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 6 Database management
    • 6.1 Database terms
    • 6.2 Use of databases
    • 6.3 Relational databases
    • 6.4 Creating and amending a database
    • 6.5 Input to a database
    • 6.6 Searching a database
    • 6.7 Database outputs
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 7 Problem solving and program design
    • 7.1 Problem solving
    • 7.2 Variables
    • 7.3 Flowcharts
    • 7.4 Logical tests and decisions
    • 7.5 Loops
    • 7.6 Pseudocode algorithms
    • 7.7 A well-formed algorithm
    • 7.8 Conditional structures
    • 7.9 Counter-controlled loops
    • 7.10 Condition-controlled loops
    • 7.11 Different kinds of condition-controlled loop
    • 7.12 Logical operators
    • 7.13 Testing
    • Practice exam questions
  • Unit 8 Program implementation
    • 8.1 Programming languages
    • 8.2 Using VBA with Excel
    • 8.3 Program development
    • 8.4 Input, processing and output
    • 8.5 Readability and variables
    • 8.6 Finding and fixing program errors
    • 8.7 Making programs from conditional algorithms
    • 8.8 Making programs with loops
    • 8.9 Reading data from a spreadsheet
    • 8.10 Working with an array
    • Practice exam questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
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