Heinemann Information Processes and Technology Preliminary Course

Heinemann Information Processes and Technology Preliminary Course

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Heinemann Information Processes and Technology: Preliminary Course has been written to meet all the requirements of the Information, Processes and Technology syllabus in NSW. It is designed to provide an understanding of information processes and to develop students' skills in using information technology. This text provides information, a practical approach, and a large number of questions that cater for a wide range of students. The structure of the text allows teachers to choose a suitable approach that combines information processes, software applications and student projects
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • Heinemann Education
  • Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 0864625014
  • 9780864625014
  • 2,446,811

Table of contents

Introduction to Information Skills and Systems
Introduction
Information systems in context
Information processes
Nature of data and information
Digital representation of data
Social and ethical issues
Tools for Information Processes
Collecting
Organising
Analysing
Storing and retrieving
Processing
Transmitting and receiving
Displaying
Planning, Design and Implementation
Understanding the problem
Making decisions
Designing solutions
Implementing
Testing, evaluating and modifying
Social and ethical issues
Personal and Group Projects Systems and Projects
Guidelines to projects
Personal Information Systems
Group Information Systems
Word Processing
Basic features
Editing text
Formatting text
Additional tools
Databases
Basic features
Modifying the database
Finding information
Reporting
Spreadsheets
Basic features
Formulas
Formatting a spreadsheet
Charts
Graphics
Basic features
Modifying a graphic
Bit-mapped graphics
Vector graphics
Desktop Publishing
Basic features
Design elements
Page layout
Printing a publication
Multimedia
Basic features
Presentation software
Types of media
Multimedia design
Internet
Basic features
Web browsers
Electronic mail
Internet publishing.
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