Unit 3A Applied Information Technology

Week 1

 

Processing and Management of Data

 

Go to this web site and read all the pages on Data, Information and Knowledge

 

 

When you have read through all the pages try thes quizes

 

 

Watch the ClickView Video, "Data: Ethical Use and Storage", VEA 2011

 

Go to this web site and read all pages on Database Terminology

 

When you have read through all the pages try thes quizes

 

Data and Security - visit Google's Data Centre

 

Portfolio Activities

 

Your Digital Portfolio is a web site created in Adobe Dreamweaver that will contain your completed coursework for the unit and will assist in your revision for the WACE Examination at the end of Semester 2.

 

Step 1 - Watch these Adobe videos explaining the advantages of using CSS

Create a master page using CSS Part 1; Create a master page using CSS Part 2

 

Step 2 - Watch and follow along with this video to create a CSS web page

How to create a page in CSS

 

Step 3 - Change the logo and background image to reflect this course. Add the following blank pages, that summerise the Stage 3 syllabus, linked to a simple menu structure;

 

1.Introduction to Computers
2. The Internet and the World Wide Web
3. Application Software
4. The Components of the System Unit
5. Input
6. Output
7. Storage
8. Operating Systems and Utility Programs
9. Communications and Networks
10. Database Management
11. Computer Security and Ethics

 

Step 3 - On page 10 of your Digital Portfolio (Database Management) add the following heading and write a paragraph summarising the topic (Discovering Computers, Chapter 10)

 

1. Databases, Data and Information

2. The Hierarchy of Data

3. Maintaining Data

4. File Processing versus Databases

5. Database Management Systems

 



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