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ITGS Internal Assessment Project
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Objectives for Today
• Understand ITGS project requirements
• Consider possible situations and clients
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ITGS Assessment (HL)
• Paper 1 35%
• Paper 2 20%
• Paper 3 25%
• Project 20%
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ITGS Assessment (HL)
• You will need to:
– Analyse a problem faced by a real-life
client
– Design and develop a complex IT...
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Your Client
• Could be in-school or out-of-school
• Must be a real person
• Does not need to speak English
• Must be avail...
The Problem Must Be…
• A genuine, significant, real life problem
• Solvable using IT
• Not already solved by IT
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The Solution Must Be….
• Create entirely by you
• Based on researched, recognised good
practice in that area
• Feasible (b...
Example Project Ideas (1/7)
• The IB Diploma Programme theatre teacher
(client) requires a method of managing the
finance ...
Example Project Ideas (2/7)
• The IB Primary Years Programme or
kindergarten teacher (client) requires a
method to introdu...
Example Project Ideas (3/7)
• A photographer (client) requires a method
of increasing his visibility and consequently
his ...
Example Project Ideas (4/7)
• A manager of a local sports team (client)
requires a method of keeping accurate
records of p...
Example Project Ideas (5/7)
Copyright Michelle Wieser, used with permission
A multi-language
DTP brochure to
help a clock
...
Example Project Ideas (6/7)
Copyright: Jose Aquino, used with permission
A website to
help a local
church group
promote th...
Example Project Ideas (7/7)
Copyright: Raul Salazar, used with permission
A database to
help a small
local company
record ...
Caution!
• Making a new website for a local business
(that already has a website)
– This problem has been solved already!
...
Caution!
• Making a website about my favourite
computer games / hobby / TV show
– No client: no real problem.
• “Making a ...
Next Steps
• Complete the Project Initial Ideas document
with ideas for three possible situations and
clients.
• Focus on ...
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ITGS Introduction to Internal Assessment Project

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An overview of the ITGS internal assessment project for students. Introduces the project requirements, the client, and the current situation / problem. Provides examples of good projects and bad projects.

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ITGS Introduction to Internal Assessment Project

  1. 1. ITGS Internal Assessment Project Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  2. 2. Objectives for Today • Understand ITGS project requirements • Consider possible situations and clients Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  3. 3. ITGS Assessment (HL) • Paper 1 35% • Paper 2 20% • Paper 3 25% • Project 20% Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  4. 4. ITGS Assessment (HL) • You will need to: – Analyse a problem faced by a real-life client – Design and develop a complex IT solution to solve that problem – Evaluate the solution in terms of the client’s requirements Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
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  6. 6. Your Client • Could be in-school or out-of-school • Must be a real person • Does not need to speak English • Must be available to work closely with you (face-to-face discussion should be possible) • Be 18 or over • Cannot be me! Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  7. 7. The Problem Must Be… • A genuine, significant, real life problem • Solvable using IT • Not already solved by IT Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  8. 8. The Solution Must Be…. • Create entirely by you • Based on researched, recognised good practice in that area • Feasible (based on hardware and software available to you and your client) • Complex (using advanced skills) • Not be based on a previous piece of work you have created (e.g. IGCSE projects, other IB subjects, CAS activities) Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  9. 9. Example Project Ideas (1/7) • The IB Diploma Programme theatre teacher (client) requires a method of managing the finance and seat booking for a school theatre production (problem). • A possible solution is to develop a multiple- page spreadsheet that links a diagrammatic representation of the seating plan with the financial information (solution) Source: Information technology in a global society guide, First Examinations 2012 Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  10. 10. Example Project Ideas (2/7) • The IB Primary Years Programme or kindergarten teacher (client) requires a method to introduce the basic greetings in another language to 4-year-olds (problem). • A possible solution is to develop a multimedia presentation that includes a series of sound and video clips. (solution) Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 Source: Information technology in a global society guide, First Examinations 2012
  11. 11. Example Project Ideas (3/7) • A photographer (client) requires a method of increasing his visibility and consequently his income from the sale of images (problem). • A possible solution is to develop a website. (solution) Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 Source: Information technology in a global society guide, First Examinations 2012
  12. 12. Example Project Ideas (4/7) • A manager of a local sports team (client) requires a method of keeping accurate records of players’ details, attendance at training sessions and performance throughout the season (problem). • A possible solution is to develop a relational database (solution) Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 Source: Information technology in a global society guide, First Examinations 2012
  13. 13. Example Project Ideas (5/7) Copyright Michelle Wieser, used with permission A multi-language DTP brochure to help a clock company promote its products to a wider audience. Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  14. 14. Example Project Ideas (6/7) Copyright: Jose Aquino, used with permission A website to help a local church group promote their events and activities to the congregation. Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  15. 15. Example Project Ideas (7/7) Copyright: Raul Salazar, used with permission A database to help a small local company record the equipment workers have borrowed. Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  16. 16. Caution! • Making a new website for a local business (that already has a website) – This problem has been solved already! • A promotional video for a local company – Possible: but do you have the hardware, software, and skills to produce a professional video? Appropriate cameras, tripods, and microphones? Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  17. 17. Caution! • Making a website about my favourite computer games / hobby / TV show – No client: no real problem. • “Making a website for…..” – The focus now should be on the client and the problem, not the solution. Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0
  18. 18. Next Steps • Complete the Project Initial Ideas document with ideas for three possible situations and clients. • Focus on problems, not on solutions at this stage . Downloaded from www.itgstextbook.com. Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0

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