GCSE ICT

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Year 11

Unit 1 – Living in a Digital World

Examined unit – 90 minutes written paper out of 80 marks

40% towards the final GCSE Grade

Exam Date: Monday 14th May 2018 (AM)

Other Resources

ZigZag Edexcel GCSE ICT Interactive (Belper School Students and Staff only – click here if you can’t remember the username/password!)

Topic 1 – Personal Digital Devices

Lessons 1 and 2 – Mobile Phones Lessons 3 and 4 – GSM Networks, Roaming, Using Phones Abroad and Issues concerning Mobile Phone use. Lesson 5 – Input and Output Devices Lesson 6 – Tablets, Cameras and Camcorders Lesson 7 – GPS and Geocaching Lesson 8 – Satellite Navigation Systems Lesson 9 – Home Entertainment […]

Topic 2 – Connectivity

Lesson 12 – Bandwidth and Latency Lesson 13 – Email and Communication Protocols Lesson 14 – Security Risks to Data  

Topic 3 – Operating Online

Lesson 15 – Internet Uses Lesson 16 – Security Measures / Information Misuse and Preventing Misuse Lesson 17 – Legislation and Copyright Issues

Topic 4 – Online Goods and Services

Lesson 18 – Online Shopping and Auction Sites Lesson 19 – Payment Systems Lesson 20 – Consumer Protection Lesson 21 – Internet Advertising Lesson 22 – News, Banking, Education and Entertainment Lesson 23 – Applications Software

Topic 5 – Online Communities

Lesson 24 – Online Workspaces and VLEs Lesson 25 – Social Networks/Social Bookmarks and User Generated Reference Sites Lesson 26 – Impact on Working Practices

Topic 6 – Issues

Lesson 27 – Environmental Concerns/Sustainability Issues Lesson 28 – Health and Safety Lesson 29 – Unequal Access to ICT Lesson 30 – Legislations