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Information &

Communication Technology

Year 11

Course Overview
1. Theory Units
2. Practical Units

1. Theory Units
1. Types and components of computer
systems
2. Input and output devices
3. Storage devices and media
4. Computer networks
5. Data types
6. The effects of using ICT
7. The ways in which ICT is used
8. Systems analysis and design

2. Practical Units
9. Communication (Email and Web)
10. Document Production (Word)
11. Data Manipulation (Access)
12. Integration
13. Output Data
14. Data Analysis (Excel)
15. Web site Authoring (Web Design)
16. Presentation Authoring (PowerPoint)

IGCSE ICT Final Exam (October 2015)


3 Papers:
Paper 1: Theory Chapter 1 to Chapter 8 (2 hours)
100 marks weighted at 40%
Paper 2: Practical Test A Chapter 9 to 16 (2hours
30mins)
80 marks weighted at 30%
Paper 3: Practical Test B Chapter 9 to 16 (2hours
30mins)
80 marks weighted at 30%

40 + 40 + 30 =

Chapter 1: Types and Components


of Computer Systems

Part 1: Hardware/Software & Types


of Computers
Part 2: Main components of a Computer Systems
Part 3: Operating Systems
Part 4: Recent Developments

Part 1: Hardware/Software &


Types of Computers
1. Understand the difference between

hardware and software.


2. Different types of computers by sight.
3. Difference between each type of

computer.

Hardware
Hardware is physical
Something that can be touched and

picked up
Hardwareworks with computer
codeto carry out jobs such as:
Producing an image on a computer
screen
Producing sound
Moving cursers / pointers around a
screen

Examples of Hardware
keyboar
d

CDROM

RAM

Mouse

Motherbo
ard

Hard
Disk

Monit
or

Scann
er

Printe
r

Digital
Camera

Speak
er

Web
Cam

Proces
sor

Micropho
ne

Memory
Stick

Software
Software cannot be touched or picked up
Software is not physical.
It exists as computer code inside the computer.
2 types of Software
1. System Software
2. Application Software
It refers to theprogramsthat we run on our

computer and ittells the hardwarehow to do


somethinguseful
Without software, most hardware would

beuseless.

Examples of Software
Operating
System

Word
Processor

Disk
Cleaner

Disk
Defragmenter

Virus
Protection

Graphic
Editors

Web Design
Programs

Spreadshee
t Programs

6 Types of Computers
COMPUTERS - Devices that retrieve
information and then manipulate it to
produce a result.
Computers allow us to perform many
different tasks from gaming to
complicated calculations.
People often choose which type they use

based on what sort of tasks they


want the computer to carry out

6 Types of Computers

Personal Computer /
Desktop

6 Types of Computers

6 Types of Computers

Laptop

6 Types of Computers

6 Types of Computers

Mainframes

6 Types of Computers

6 Types of Computers

Netbook

6 Types of Computers

6 Types of Computers

PDA Personal Digital


Assistant

6 Types of Computers

6 Types of Computers

Palmtop

6 Types of Computers