Used alongside the students’ text, BTEC First in ICT for Practitioners, this pack offers an essential suite of photocopiable handouts with student activities and case studies for the compulsory core units and selected specialist units of the 2006 BTEC First in ICT for Practitioners schemes from Edexcel.
Full coverage is given to the core units of the Certificate and Diploma (units 1 and 2) and to the selected specialist units covered in the textbook:
* Using ICT to Present Information (Unit 1)
* Introduction to Computer Systems (Unit 2)
* Website Development (Unit 4)
* Networking Essentials (Unit 6)
* Database Software (Unit 9)
* Spreadsheet Software (Unit 10)
* ICT Graphics (Unit 18)
In addition, the ICT Project (Unit 3) is supported with handouts with activities to guide students through project planning and problem solving techniques.
Also available in electronic form on the CD-ROM, this pack will save teachers and course teams many hours work preparing handouts and assignments and is freely photocopiable within the purchasing institution. The CD-ROM also contains selected illustrations from the textbooks for lecturers to use in their own presentations and handouts.
Sharon Yull is a Senior Lecturer at City College Norwich and a Senior Subject Examiner for Higher Nationals in Computing for Edexcel. Sharon also runs the Training and Education Company, an IT and education consultancy and has written books for other BTEC IT qualifications.