Computing Studies Is it for me? Click here to find out… Advances in computing technology… films advertising television music robots computer games information technology simulations Internet & email mobile phone,mp3 player msn,YouTube,Facebook space exploration advances in medicine Lonely? Dull? Boring? Only possible through teams working together to: discuss the project; develop and design the solution; develop and design the hardware; build/write the software (programs); test the solution; maintain the system; look to how it can be improved; work within a budget… Where does Computing Studies fit in? Click here… Taught at Standard Grade, Intermediate, Higher & Advanced Higher Information Technology and Commercial Computer Processing How the computer works Web Page Creation Artificial Intelligence - Robotics and Automated Systems Desktop Publishing Software and Hardware – everyday & specialist Multimedia presentations Sound, animations & video Virtual Reality in: games, design and simulation Communications, networks and the Internet Programming - creating different types of software using a variety of programming languages Graphics including photo editing Expert systems At all levels: Practical skills, theory, coursework and projects Assessment Grade This will be based on pupils’ best work… 2 non-programming tasks 1 Project 2 Programming tasks How is it calculated? Non-programming Project 1 2 1 2 1 1 Overall Grade 1 Programming 5 3 2 1 1 The Written Examination: This assesses 1. KU – Knowledge and Understanding 2. PS – Problem Solving This is combined with 3. PA – Practical Abilities to give an overall award Course contains: Teaching & Learning Topics Answering questions Practical Task & Assessments Reading & Internet Research Pupil led classwork Groupwork Homework (including online) Studying & Revision (including online) Tests & Examinations Digital film, animation, sound – could you do better? Computing Studies? Well, is it for you?