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A/AS Level Computer Science for OCR Component 1 Cambridge Elevate Enhanced Edition (2 Years)

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  • ISBN:9781107465510
  • Format:Cambridge Elevate
  • Subject(s):Computer Science
  • Qualification:OCR
  • Author(s):Alistair Surrall, Adam Hamflett
  • Available from: June 2015
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A new series of print and digital resources developed for the 2015 A/AS Level Computer Science qualifications.

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    Specifically developed for unit 1 of the OCR A/AS Level Computer Science specifications for first teaching from 2015, this enhanced online learning resource is suitable for all abilities. Including rich digital content such as animated tutorials, slideshows and images, this resource puts computing into context, giving students a real-life view on professional applications of computing skills. Supporting classroom and independent learning, this customisable resource allows teachers to add annotations and monitor class progress, and enables students to track their progress. Accessible online or on tablet devices through the Elevate app (iOS and Android).

  • Contents
    • A clear chapter structure using varied formats, including narrative text, images, photographs, interactive exercises and animated tutorials.

    • Rich in digital content, including quiz banks, images, photographs, interactive exercises and animated tutorials.

    • Progress tracking and analytics function - students can check their progress and teachers can monitor the progress of the entire class.

    • Links to free resources to help students further their learning.

    • Glossary terms.

    • Synoptic links.

  • Author(s)
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1 Structure and types of processor
    • Chapter 2 Input, output and storage devices
    • Chapter 3 Systems software
    • Chapter 4 Applications and translators
    • Chapter 5 Software development
    • Chapter 6 Types of programming languages
    • Chapter 7 Exchanging data
    • Chapter 8 Databases
    • Chapter 9 Networks
    • Chapter 10 Web technologies
    • Chapter 11 Data types and representation
    • Chapter 12 Data structures
    • Chapter 13 Boolean algebra
    • Chapter 14 Legal and ethical issues.

    Adam Hamflett

    Adam is the head of Computing at the Piggott School and has 10 years’ experience teaching A-Level Computing. He gained a first class honours degree in Computer Science from a Russell group university and before being a teacher, he worked as a software engineer working for companies including Accenture and 3Com. Adam is also involved in developing subject enrichment courses with Reading University and the Wokingham federation of schools. He has led INSET in Python programming for teachers, tackling GCE and GCSE Computing.

    Alistair Surrall

    Alistair is Head of Computing & New Technologies at The Cooper School in Bicester. He has been teaching for a number of years, applying his First Class BSc in Computer Science and MA in Technology & Education to his classroom practice. Last year he was appointed as CAS Master Teacher for Oxfordshire and won the Business Times Innovation in ICT award. As a Google Certified Individual he has run a number of popular training days on subjects from Python to Google Apps.

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