Information Technology for CSEC Examinations (Revised Edition)
$14.99

Information Technology for CSEC Examinations (Revised Edition)

By Dr. O'Neil Duncan
US$ 14.99
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Book Description

Information Technology for CSEC Examinations ‘Revised Edition’ is a robust compilation of
Information Technology content as prescribed by the Caribbean Examination Council for examination effective 2020. Emphasis is placed on application of
knowledge, problem-solving and proficiency in
using productivity tools. Tasks are designed to foster self-confidence, innovation and critical thinking to cultivate students suited to meet the region's need and ultimately the needs of the global
marketplace.

The book is divided into eight sections mirroring the CSEC syllabus:
1. Computer Fundamentals and Information Processing
2. Computer Networks and Web Technologies
3. Social and Economic Impact of Information and Communications Technology
4. Word Processing, Presentation and Web Page Design
5. Spreadsheets
6. Database Management
7. Problem Solving and Program Design
8. Program Implementation
Information Technology for CSEC Examinations is a great teaching and learning tool equipped with progressive content, tips and key vocabularies.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • SECTION 1 - Computer Fundamentals & Information Processing
    • Basic components of a computer
    • Types of Computer Systems
    • The Computer Machine Cycle & The Central Processing Unit
    • Components of the Central Processing Unit (CPU)
    • A Little Computer Mathematics
    • Converting Decimal Numbers to Binary Numbers
    • Storage Devices and Media
      • Task 1
    • Secondary Storage Devices and their Characteristics
    • Terms Associated with Storage & Retrieval of Data from Secondary Storage Media
    • Cloud Storage and Local Storage
      • Task 2
      • Task 3
    • Input Devices and Media
      • Task 4
    • Operating Systems
    • Information Processing
    • Methods of Data Capture
    • Summary of Important Terms
  • SECTION 2 - Computer Networks & Web Technologies
    • Basic Types of Networks
    • General Components of a LAN
    • LAN Topology
    • Wide Area Network (WAN)
    • Network Transmission
    • Communication Media
    • Simplex
    • Half Duplex
    • Full Duplex
    • Terms Associated with Computer Networks
  • SECTION 3 - Social and Economic Impact of Information and Communication Technology
    • Data Integrity
    • Use of Information
    • Information Systems & Managers
    • Securing Data and Information
    • Misuse of Data and Information
    • Rights and Laws
    • Appropriate Hardware and Software
    • Current and Technological Trends
    • Impact of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
    • Roles of Personnel in I.T Related Professions
    • Summary of Emerging Technologies
    • Terms You Need to Know
  • SECTION 4 - Wordprocessing, Presentation and Web Design
    • Wordprocessing
    • Bullets and Numbering
    • Find and Replace
    • Working with the Pages Tab
    • Document Setup
    • Mail Merge
    • Word Controls
    • Web Page Design
  • SECTION 5 - Speadsheets
    • Uses of Spreadsheets
    • Entering Data
    • The Number Menu
    • Conditional Formatting
    • Working with Charts
      • Task 1
    • Functions and Formulae
      • Task 2
    • Excel Controls
    • Procedures
  • SECTION  6 - Database Management
    • Database Mangement System Software
    • Setting up a Database
    • Working with Tables
    • Searching for a Specific Record
    • Sorting
    • Adding, Editing and Deleting Records
    • Advanced Filters
    • More Complex Queries
    • Working with Forms
    • Tables and Relationships
    • Working with Reports
    • Importing Data
  • SECTION 7 - Problem Solving and Program Design
    • Steps in Problem Solving
    • Basic Elements of an Algorithm
    • Pseudocode
      • Task 4
      • Programming Worksheets
        • Task 1
      • Task 1
      • Task 2
      • Task 3
    • Loop Structures
      • Task 4
      • Task 5
    • Flow Charts
  • SECTION 8 -Program Implementation
    • What is a program?
    • Programming Langauge Generations
    • Translators
    • Steps in Implementing a Program
    • Programming in Pascal
    • Vriables and Constants
    • Using Intercation in Coding
    • Conditional Branching
    • Loops
    • Arrays
    • Trace Tables
    • Terms You Need to Know
    • Program Documentation
    • Pascal Error Codes
      • Task 1
  • Appendix A: Glossary of ICT Terms
  • Index
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