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  1. 1. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 1 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTThe learner should be able to :- Information Systems www.didcotgirls.(a) Distinguish between data and Information, Information systems (IS), oxon.sch.uk/dept Functions of IS software, Data, information, Class discussion s/it/gcse/notes/eff information knowledge & wisdom - definitions ects/notes.htm(b) Appreciate that studying IT is important by understanding its Computer abuse & computer crime Student research and presentations evolution and its socio- Syllabus guide Individuals and Machines economic implications. Pros & Cons of using a computerised system(c) Analyse and evaluate the social versus a manual one impact of IT on individuals and society Introduction to social and ethical issues(d) Consider ethical issues from both Methodologies for analysing social impact local and global perspectives and ethical considerations.Learners to:- Hardware and Networks(a) Distinguish between data & - economic value of information Computer information, h/w components, - health issues Class discussion Confluence speed of PC, storage, - h/w environmental issues compatibility, OCR, OMR, bar - data protection, biometrics Student research code, verification, validation, - teleworking & virtual office and presentations Encarta encryption/decryption, viruses, - policies & standards i.e. e-mail, monitoring analogue and digital data. & surveillance Internet - Operating systems & utilities(b) Understand technological concepts - backups & house keeping like LAN, WAN, client, server, - implementing or upgrading IT systems. firewall, system admin, EDI, - levels of network access intrusion types e.g. hacking, - privacy on networks network types and e-commerce - data sharing & filter of incoming data - increased globalization - network interface standards and policy
  2. 2. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 1 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENT Project &Learners to understand how to collect Introduction to internal assessments Research extended essay Proposal write-updata for project and news articles for (Extended essay and project) guidelinesextended essays. Class discussion Software fundamentals ComputerLearners to understand software - bug-free software & piracy Student research Confluenceconcepts i.e. shareware, public domain, - interfaces for disabled and presentationsfreeware, commercial & integrated - GUI for users & children Encartas/w, copyright, licence, warranty, user - preventing unauthorized access Internetmanual, command-line, voice - software globalization.recognition, upload & download.
  3. 3. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 2 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTLearners to evaluate the social and Database Computerethical issues involved in the use of - flat-file vs relational database Class discussion Confluence Practical work –Databases. - paper file vs electronic files modelling using a - data redundancy & integrity Student research Encarta database Understand related technological and - data transfer between a database & and presentations Internetdesign concepts including field, record, spreadsheetsearch, query, DBMS, mail merge, - privacy & security of information Ms Accessupdating data., use of boolean - individuals rights on stored personal dataoperators (AND, OR and NOT) - consequences of incorrect or outdated dataData mining/data matching, report - legislation on access of database informationgeneration, special purpose databases - ethical issues to collection, use and selling ofie encyclopaedias & library systems data stored in databases.Learners to evaluate the social and Spreadsheetethical issues involved in the use of - paper files vs electronic files Class discussion Computer Practical work –Spreadsheets - reliability & integrity of data Confluence modelling using a - data transfer between a database and Student research spreadsheetUnderstand related technological and spreadsheet and presentations Encartadesign concepts including cells, cell - select print & display area of a worksheet Internetformats, rows, columns, label, - use of graphs or charts to represent info.worksheet, ‘what if’ analysis, range, - special purpose spreadsheet eg inventory or Ms Excelabsolute & relative reference. budget Internal assessments draft (Extended essay and project logbook) - CommencementLearners to evaluate the social and Word processing and Desktop Publishing Class discussion Ms Word Design a brochureethical issues involved in the use of - effects of DTP on right to publish egWP & DTP freedom of press, free exchange of ideas PageMaker - economic effects of DTP on business
  4. 4. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 2 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTUnderstand related technological Word processing and Desktop Publishingconcepts that include formatting, spell - intellectual property on reproduction and Class discussion Ms Word Practical workcheck, PDF, RTF, use of templates, transformation of digitized text.WP vs page layout - effects of WP & DTP on the workplace eg Design PageMaker job loss, de-skilling, surveillance brochures, - health impacts of WP & DTP in workplace business cards, Computer - social impact of speech-enabled input/output greeting cards Confluence text - effective use of WP functions to streamline book production of documents. - use of WP formatting features to create output to communicate effectively.Learners to study and evaluate the Images, sound and Presentationssocial and ethical issues involved in - intellectual property & copyright issues to Class discussion Computer Designingthe use of images, sound and copying & modifying text, images, sound & Confluence PowerPointpresentations e.g. multimedia, slide- video and fair use of policies Student research presentationsshows, virtual reality and games. - printed vs electronically published info. and presentations Encarta - multimedia solutions for disabled persons InternetUnderstand design and concepts i.e. - surveillance & privacyanimation, clip art, CAD, hypermedia, - global access to info available on CD-ROMshypertext, pixel, resolution, MP3, versus Internet.MIDI, morp bitmap graphics - use of virtual actors in films - biased info & reliability of data - issues related to gamesLearners to study and evaluate the Modelling and Simulations Computersocial and ethical issues involved in - reliability of predictions on computer Class discussion Confluenceuse of modelling and simulations models eg weather, global warming - economic effects of use of models to design Encarta and test new products. Internet ===Project/Extended Essay continues
  5. 5. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 2 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTUnderstand technological concepts that Modelling and Simulations Computerinclude model, simulation, feedback - security issues involved in military Class discussion Confluenceloop, faulty/hidden assumptions, simulationsprocessing power needed to create - social impact of reliance on simulations Student research Encartacomplex models, visualization of - designer responsibility on accuracy of and presentations Internetinformation, and correspondence of the assumptions in the model.model with reality. - ethical considerations on decisions to use models or simulations to ensure human safetyUnderstand concepts of tutorial Tutorials, Training and Wizards Computersoftware, help features, ‘Read Me’ (assistants) Class discussion Confluencefiles, using wizards and online - the balance in responsibility between anassistants in design & creation of individual and an organization for training Student research Encartaproducts e.g. websites, DTP etc - need for global and cultural diversity in and presentations Internet training and tutorial software. - requirements to provide training to implement change in organizations. ===Project logbook completion ===Extended Essay continues
  6. 6. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB1 Term 3 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTLearners to study and evaluate social Communication Systems:-and ethical issues involved in use of The Internet Class discussion Computerthe Internet. - Reliability and authenticity of information Confluence - global viruses Student researchUnderstand key terms – protocols, - dependence & addiction and presentations Encartacookies, listserv, web cam, netiquette, - rules & policies for use Internetintranet, URL, hyperlink, bandwidth, - domination of English as the main languageWWW, browser, search engine, e- - open access to unsuitable materialmail. Means to block access to info, - ethical issues related to misuse eg spammingviruses, comparison between internet - IT-rich vs IT-poor countriesand intranet - encryption & workplace monitoring - global databases - e-commerce, banking, health, librariesLearners to study and evaluate the Personal and Public Communicationssocial and ethical issues involved in - health of use of mobile devices eg PDAs Class discussion Computerthe use of personal & public - effect on personal productivity of usage Confluencecommunication. - effect on environment Student research - social & environ. Effects of telecommuting and presentations EncartaKnow related IT concepts and terms :- - social effects of teleconferencing & Internetconvergence, teleconferencing, videoconferencing and requirements.videoconferencing, telecommuting, - distance learning, digital entertainment,digital television, push-pull global media and public info systemstechnologies - digital vs live entertainment - face-to-face communication vs technology communication - convergence of computers and communications technology - public info systems eg traffic control, security cameras, public transfer info syst. == = Project design commence
  7. 7. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB2 Term 1 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTLearners to study and evaluate the Integrated Systems:-social and ethical issues involved in Robots – HL only Class discussion Computerthe use of robots. - effects of replacing people with robots Confluence - use of robots in dangerous situations Student researchUnderstand key technological terms – - human interaction with robots ie artificial and presentations Encartarobot, android, cyborg, sensors, pets for disabled & elderly. Internetdetermine situations in which a robot - robots in medicine ie surgerycan be used than humans - reliability of robotic devices in life- threatening situations. - types of input/output peripherals used e.g. arms, fingers, voice, wheels - capabilities and limitations of robots i.e. vision, touch, sound & movement. - processing powerLearners to evaluate the social and Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems –ethical issues involved in the use of AI HL only Class discussion Computerand expert systems. - processing requirements for AI Confluence - collection/creation of a knowledge base Student researchUnderstand key terms – AI, Turing - creation of an inference engine and presentations Encartatest, parallel processing, machine - identity of domains for expert systemslearning, natural language, common- Internet - performance of expert system –sense knowledge, agent, fuzzy logic, knowledgeknowledge engineer, domain engineer, informant, programmer, company the sold it, the buyer - military applications of AI e.g. smart weapons - access to the knowledge base underlying an inference engine in an expert syst.
  8. 8. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB2 Term 1 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTLearners to use real-life situations to AREAS OF IMPACTunderstand reservation system, luggage 1. Business and Employment Class discussion Computerprocessing, navigation, ergonomics, - Transportation Confluencetraffic simulation & traffic safety - Employment Student research - Banking and finance and presentations EncartaElectronic employee monitoring, - International commercetelecommuting, health, job - E-commerce Internetobsolescence, surveillance, - Retailing, advertising, mediateleshopping, spyware, onlinemarketing, EFT, ATM etc === ProjectLearners to use real-life situations to 2. Educationunderstand application of IT in - Tele-learning Class discussionhospitals, prisons, voice recognition, - Modification of hardware and software for Computertext-to-speech, science experiments, special needs Student research Confluencemodelling, simulation, instructional - Software in the classroom and presentationstools, CAI, CAL, catalogues, security - School library systems Encartasystem, online research, - Hardware in the classroomteleconferencing, record keeping, - Software in school administration Internetscheduling, intranets, public - Training, tutorials, simulatorsinformation etc.Learners to use real-life situations to 3. Health Computerunderstand application of IT in service - Telemedicine Class discussion Confluencedelivery, data analysis, public health, - Electronic health recordsprivacy, robot surgery, marketing, - Diagnostic and therapeutic tools Student research Encartaprosthetic devices, diagnostic software. - Medical advice on the Internet or CD-ROM and presentations - Monitoring of patients Internet - IT solutions for disabled people
  9. 9. THE AGA KHAN MZIZIMA SECONDARY SCHOOL, DAR ES SALAAM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY {ITGS} IB SCHEME OF WORK – SL/HL IB2 Term 2 LEARNINGOBJECTIVES TOPIC / SUBTOPIC ACTIVITIES RESOURCES ASSESSMENTLearners to use real-life situations to 4. Arts, Entertainment and Leisureunderstand application of IT in - Digital art Class discussion Computerelectronic music, visual art, digital - Film Confluenceactor simulations, animations, DTP, - Live arts Student researchdigital radio, TV, magazines, books - New media – DVD, CD, VR and presentations Encartaand electronic news. - Broadcast media Internet - Toys and gamesLearners to use real-life situations to 5. Science and Environment Computerunderstand application of IT in digital - Modelling and Simulation Class discussion Confluenceexperiments, environmental simulation - Visualization ie mappingand data logging - Data search Student research Encarta - Forecasting and presentations Internet - Data loggingLearners to use real-life situations to 6. Politics and Government Computerunderstand application of IT in voting - Political process Class discussion Confluence& elections, lobbying, open govt, free - Government administrationmovement of info, record keeping, tax - Legislation Student research Encartacollection, policy development, DNA - Police and Military and presentations Internetdata collection, video surveillance, - Rebel and terrorist use of ITsmart weapon development, espionage Project prototype progression /polishing/Completion

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