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ITGS Revision

  1. 1. Mr Atif HussainHayah International Academy 2012/ 2013 ITGS GeneralRevision Guide
  2. 2. • Read the question twice• Make sure your answer is what the examiners want!• Look at the number of marks for the question• Have you written enough points for the marks?• Does your answer need expanding?Read the questioncarefully
  3. 3. • Don’t use words such as ‘Google’ or ‘Word’, instead say ‘Search Engine’ or ‘Word Processor’• This exam is about where you get information from – paper based as well as computer basedExam Tips
  4. 4. • Reference books, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia• Card Indexes, Dictionaries, Atlas• Directories, NewspapersPaper based Information
  5. 5. • USB Drives, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM• Teletext & Ceefax, Viewdata• Bulletin Boards, The Internet• Intranets, The World Wide Web• What hardware and software do you need to access the above?Computer basedInformation
  6. 6. • There are ten main divisions: 000, 100, 200, …., 800, 900• These divisions are then split into sub-divisions e.g. 500 Natural Sciences & Mathematics divides into:• 510 Mathematics• 520 Astronomy & Allied Sciences• 530 Physics• EtcDewey Decimal System
  7. 7. • If necessary these sub-classes can be further sub-divided e.g.• 520 Astronomy & Allied Sciences • 523 Specific Celestial Bodes & Phenomena • 523.1 The Universe • 523.2 Solar SystemDewey Decimal System
  8. 8. • Locks on computer room doors• Access to computer room by swipe card• Voice recognition or finger print comparison to enter room• Use of ID Cards (with photographs)• Locks on computers and/or keyboards• Password protect files• User rights – read only, read/write, no accessKeeping InformationSecure
  9. 9. • Use a list of contents• Use a glossary• Use an index• Search catalogues• Interpret information from graphs/charts• Interpret information held in tablesSearching for Information (paper)
  10. 10. • Use a search engine• Use lower case letters NOT CAPITALS• Use quotation marks to get more accurate results• Ask direct questions• Use operators (and, or, not, =, -)Searching for Information(ICT)
  11. 11. • Radio• Television• Telephone• Fax• E-mail• Networks – LAN- WAN• VOIPMethods ofcommunicating
  12. 12. • Processed fairly/lawfully• Held for a specific purpose• Adequate/relevant/not excessive• Accurate• Up to date• Not kept longer than necessary• Processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights• Kept securely• Not transferred to countries without protectionData Protection Act – Data must be
  13. 13. • This protects the work of authors, artists, composers as well as software, from being copied or reproduced without permission.• Warnings are along the lines of ‘All rights reserved….’• Check for the © symbol• Check the symbolCopyright
  14. 14. • Proof-read your work• Keep back-up copies on another disk or location• Save your work regularly using different and appropriate filenames• Keep information free from viruses• Respect confidentialityStandard ways of working
  15. 15. Good Luck