Unit 1 – The Digital World
Approximately 30 Hours
On Screen test Assessed
* Investigate online services and online communication
* Investigate components of the internet and how digital devices exchange and store information
* Investigate issues with operating online.
You are to create a workbook for the Digital World to help students around the age of 14-16 to learn all about the up to date goings on in the ‘Digital World’. You are to use a variety of research methods to complete your assignment and a variety of ways of communicating information including texts, tables, charts, graphs, diagrams, hyperlinks and possibly sounds or videos.
Complete the table using category’s (Communication, Commerce, Downloads, Entertainment, Government, Business and IT)
Service | What is it? | Category | What’s good about it compared to . . . | What’s bad about it? | Examples |
Email | sending mails | Communication | Sending letters.We can sent it quickly, instead of posting a latter. | Maybe you delete something suddenly | Hotmail |
IM | Internet messaging | Communication | Chatting in playground . . . Sending SMS by phone | Maybe you addict to it. | |
Social Networks | To connect with fiends | Communication | Texting . . . Sending latter | Maybe some time someone disturb you in your lessons time. | Facebook |
Blogs | Remember | Business | Keeping a diary . . . All ways have the dairy with you self | Maybe lost it | |
Train timetables | Used to catch the rain on time | Social | Going to the station . . . All ways going to train station check the time table at train station | Maybe some changes come in timetable | Networkrail.co.uk |
News services | To know what is going on in society | Government | Buying the paper. .It will be boring to read the paper all ways bay news paper | Maybe something upload fake by some people which they hake the sites. | BBC |