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Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook
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  • ISBN:9781107546738
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):Computer Science
  • Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
  • Author(s):Sylvia Langfield, Dave Duddell
  • Available from: December 2015

Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science offers a complete set of resources to accompany the 9608 syllabus.

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook delivers an accessible guide to theoretical and practical skills in Computer Science, with a clear progression of tasks that help to consolidate and develop knowledge. Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook offers students detailed descriptions of the concepts, reinforced with examples that outline complex subject matter in a clear way. Alongside fundamental definitions, higher level programming skills are developed through the explanation of processes and consolidated by practical exam-type questions for students to attempt.

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  • FEATURES
    • Examples of three different programming languages throughout allowing students to use the resource with their preferred programming language.

    • The coursebook is structured into units to allow AS and A Level students to progress according to the assessment papers.

    • Designed using a visual approach, outlining the concepts, the text helps students to understand the processes and structures of computer science

  • CONTENTS
    • PART 1 THEORY FUNDAMENTALS
    • 1. Information representation
    • 2. Communication and Internet technologies
    • 3. Hardware
    • 4. Logic gates and logic circuits
    • 5. Processor fundamentals
    • 6. Assembly language programming
    • 7. System software
    • 8. Data security, privacy and integrity
    • 9. Ethics and ownership
    • 10. Database and data modelling
    • PART 2 FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS
    • 11. Algorithm design and problem solving
    • 12. Stepwise refinement and structure charts
    • 13. Programming and data representation
    • 14. Structured programming
    • 15. Software development
    • PART 3 ADVANCED THEORY
    • 16. Data representation
    • 17. Communication and Internet technologies
    • 18. Boolean algebra and logic circuits
    • 19. Processor and computer architecture
    • 20. System software
    • 21. Security
    • 22. Monitoring and control systems
    • PART 4 FURTHER PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS
    • 23. Computational thinking and problem-solving
    • 24. Algorithm design methods
    • 25. Recursion
    • 26. Further programming
    • 27. Object-oriented programming (OOP)
    • 28. Low level programming
    • 29. Declarative programming
    • 30. Software development

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