Complete ICT for Cambridge IGCSE® Revision Guide
$23.75

Complete ICT for Cambridge IGCSE® Revision Guide

By Stephen Doyle
US$ 23.75
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Book Description

Develop students' confidence with a highly practical and visual approach to the latest Cambridge IGCSE ICT syllabus. Providing effective preparation for assessment, this thorough revision guide includes all the essential tools to master the latest Cambridge IGCSE ICT syllabus. Closely matched to the Complete ICT Student Book, this guide is packed with key ideas and practice questions to check learning progress and support achievement. Supporting for the latest
Cambridge syllabus for first examination in 2016, this revision guide has been written to build confidence for both the practical and written assessments. Experienced author Stephen Doyle has over 30 years experience of teaching, examining and assessing ICT at all levels. His practical approach is trusted
by teachers around the world to support achievement. The revision guide is part of a resource package for Cambridge IGCSE ICT. Student books in print and online formats, and an updated edition of the Teacher Resource Pack, are also availabl

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Exam guidance and practice 1
  • 1 Types and components of computer systems
    • 1.1 Hardware and software
    • 1.2 The main components of computer systems
    • 1.3 Operating systems
    • 1.4 Types of computer
    • 1.5 Impact of emerging technologies
  • 2 Input and output devices
    • 2.1 Input devices and their uses
    • 2.2 Direct data entry and associated devices
    • 2.3 Output devices and their uses
  • 3 Storage devices and media
    • 3.1 Storage devices and media
    • 3.2 The advantages and disadvantages of the different storage devices
  • 4 Networks and the effects of using them
    • 4.1 Network devices
    • 4.2 Network issues and communication
  • 5 The effects of using IT
    • 5.1 Effects of IT on employment
    • 5.2 Effects of IT on working patterns within organisations
    • 5.3 Microprocessor-controlled devices in the home
    • 5.4 Potential health problems related to the prolonged use of IT equipment
  • 6 ICT applications
    • 6.1 Communication applications
    • 6.2 Data handling applications
    • 6.3 Measurement applications
    • 6.4 Microprocessors in control applications
    • 6.5 Modelling applications
    • 6.6 Applications in manufacturing industries
    • 6.7 School management systems
    • 6.8 Booking systems
    • 6.9 Banking applications
    • 6.10 Computers in medicine
    • 6.11 Computers in libraries
    • 6.12 Expert systems
    • 6.13 Computers in the retail industry
    • 6.14 Recognition systems
    • 6.15 Monitoring and tracking systems
    • 6.16 Satellite systems
  • 7 The systems life cycle
    • 7.1 Analysis
    • 7.2 Design
    • 7.3 Development and testing
    • 7.4 Implementation
    • 7.5 Documentation
    • 7.6 Evaluation
  • 8 Safety and security
    • 8.1 Physical safety – ensuring you are notharmed when working with computers
    • 8.2 e-safety – using the internet in a safeand responsible way
    • 8.3 Security of data
  • 9 Audience
    • 9.1 Audience appreciation
    • 9.2 Legal, moral, ethical and cultural appreciation
  • 10 Communications
    • 10.1 Communication with other ICT users using email.
    • 10.2 Effective use of the internet
  • Exam guidance and practice 2
  • Revision checklist for the practical papers
  • Exam guidance and practice 3
  • Answers
  • Exam Guidance and Practice 3
  • Glossary
  • Back Cover
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