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  • Major Project Year 10 GCSE ICT Stage 1: Finding out & Generating ideas Stage 2: Deciding on ideas for projects Stage 3: Creating the project Stage 4: Presenting the finished project
    • By the end of this stage, you should be able to…
    • try things out (prototype)
    • identify a plan of action, the format and the audience
    • search different sources for information and ideas
    • reflect on your progress during the project
    • illustrate, record, research, analyse, decide, criticise, investigate, evaluate, invent, produce, solve, create, design, plan, monitor
    Env e Env onment the Environment
  • Initial ideas
  • where is ICT used?
    • Carbon footprint
    • Cost of energy use
      • (different appliances, normal/efficient)
    • No.’s of extinct and endangered animals
    • Recycling amounts
    • Sea level rises
    • Car usage
    • Eco-money saving calculator
    • Household waste calculator
    • Raise awareness of issues
    • Global warming
    • Pollution
    • Sea-levels
    • Deforestation (rainforests)
    • Endangered animals
    • Solar panels
    • (or other environmentally friendly product,
    • e.g. organic veg )
    • Eco-friendly cars
    • Recycling
    • Reduce energy usage/carbon footprint
    • Natural hazards
    • environmental statistics
    • renewable energy
    • recycling
    • how global warming works
    • how are we harming the planet?
    • how can we reduce environmental
    • problems?
    • eco-cars
    • how environmentally-friendly are you?
    • how a power station works
    • how much do you know about the
    • environment?
    • endangered animals
    • Environmental problems
    • (Pollution, sea-levels, global warming etc.)
    • Carbon footprint
    • Renewable energy guide
    • Transport
    • Reducing electricity usage
    • Endangered species
    • Recycling
    Now and future calculations Greenpeace (or similar charity) Political Parties WWF Companies that sell these products Car manufacturer Government/Council Charity appeal Magazine supplement (special pull-out section in a newspaper or magazine) Leaflet from local council, charities, political groups quiz animations game Interactive information source, find things out by clicking on them DTP (magazine, brochure, leaflets) Multimedia (including on the web) Design (posters, adverts) Spreadsheets
    • who is the audience for your project? (who is it for?)
    • why do they want it?
    • what impact will it have?
    • what are the alternatives? Why is your idea better?
  • Developing some initial rough ideas is a crucial first step… What will it look like? What could go in it? Who is it for? (Audience) How is it going to work?
  • research your project DTP (magazine, brochure, leaflets) Look at styles used in newspapers/magazines Review exercises about grids etc. Box of newspapers & magazines Links on ICT Skill Areas webpage (DTP section) Multimedia (including on the web) Look at examples of multimedia on the net Look at CD-ROMs on our network Links on ICT Skill Areas webpage (Multimedia) Start > Programs > …? Design (posters, adverts) Find examples of adverts Find advert that make up a campaign or series Box of adverts. Box of newspapers & magazines Links on ICT Skill Areas webpage (DTP section) Spreadsheets Look at ‘calculators’ available on the Internet Links on our Environment page
  • Planning
  •  
  • Analyse it
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
  • Questions you will need to think about when creating your project… who what where why when which how
  • Questions you will need to think about when creating your project… who is going to be using my system? (and what is their experience of using computers?) what will it look like? what will I struggle with? where will my system be used? why will my solution be better than the alternatives? when will my system need to be used? which application should I build it in? how creative is my solution? example
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
    • Aims…
    • The user must be able to type in text
    • The user must be able to change the style of this text
    • The user must be able to alter the orientation of the page (portrait/landscape)
    • The user must be able to print exactly as it appears on the screen
    • The user must be able to save work into individual files
    • This is a… ?
    • Aims…
    • The user must be able to automatically enter product details (including price)
    • The user must be able to easily enter multiple items
    • The user must be able to immediately see a calculation of the total amount owed
    • The user must be able to enter bank card details both automatically and manually
    • This is a… ?
    • Aims…
    • must be able to produce food within 1 minute of asking
    • must be able to supply freshly ironed shirts every morning
    • must be able to supply modest amounts of cash upon request
    • must be prepared to accept a range of completely implausible excuses for coming home later than agreed
    • This is a… ?
  • My project needs to be able to… search sort calculate convert print display store open talk direct launch fold learn clear record play build grow spend wear teach connect close edit save allow persuade inform educate animate move portray illustrate
  • in put information goes in out put information comes out processing information is worked on ?
  • What information is needed? How will this information be checked for accuracy? What needs to happen with the information stored? How will this information be displayed ? Where will this information come from ? Input information you need for your project Processing what you need to do to the information Output information your project should be giving out Where will this information be seen? What information needs to be given out ? How will I know this information is reliable ?
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
  • Tools…
  • Link 1 Link 2 Flesch Reading Ease 206.835 - (1.015 * average_words_sentence) - (84.6 * average_syllables_word) 206.835 - (1.015 * average_words_sentence) - (84.6 * average_syllables_word) Passive Sentences 2 Passive Sentences 1 What are ‘ Passive sentences’? See Shared Docs > 100 Very easy to read Average sentence length is 12 words or less. No words of more than two syllables. 65 Plain English Average sentence length is 15 to 20 words. Average word has two syllables. 0 Extremely difficult to read. Average sentence length is 37 words. Average word has more than two syllables. Flesch-kincaid grade level (.39 x average_words_sentence) + (11.8 x average_syllables_word) – 15.59 Primary School Grade 1 Year 2 Grade 2 Year 3 Grade 3 Year 4 Grade 4 Year 5 Grade 5 Year 6   Secondary School Grade 6 Year 7 Grade 7 Year 8 Grade 8 Year 9 Grade 9 Year 10 Grade 10 Year 11   Sixth Form / College Grade 11 Year 12 Grade 12 Year 13 USA UK
  • making progress? DTP (magazine, brochure, leaflets) Have I got my file set up to print out as a booklet? Have I got a consistent style on each page? Have I included all of the elements that need to be on each page? (page numbers, title etc.) Multimedia (including on the web) Have I used animation effectively? Is it interactive enough? (choices, feedback etc..) Are my links clear? Can I get to other pages easily? (navigation links, Home button etc.) Design (posters, adverts) Do I have a series of adverts or posters? (an advertising campaign needs at least 4 or 5) Have I designed for different sizes…? (full A4 page, quarter page, A2 poster etc.) … and different proportions? (portrait, landscape, long and thin etc.) Have I got a consistent style or theme? Spreadsheets Have I researched all of the data I need? Do I have the calculation(s) working? Will people find it clear and easy to use? Have I used more than one sheet? (good way of keeping things uncluttered)
  • Design it, Build it…
  • ALL of you must be able to… MOST of you should be able to… SOME of you could be able to…
  • Starters/Plenaries
  • Can you spot what is wrong with this article?
  • NCDC
  • This a draft of a logo designed by an A-level student (for a dance company). Look at where she has placed the text. Is it randomly placed? Or is there reason why it is in that exact position? What else can you suggest to improve it? N N N N N
  • Is this search engine different to Google?