[Intermediate GNVQ Information and Communication Technology]Covers OCR, AQA and Edexcel awarding bodies [big/bold]"The text is extremely student-friendly (and tutor-friendly). It is straightforward, concise, yet pitched at the appropriate level for GNVQ students."Reviewer's comment on Intermediate textThis book is written by Jenny Lawson who has worked in a computing/IT environment for many years, as a programmer, systems analyst, director of a software house, trainer in IT, teacher, examiner, and a Chief Examiner and Vocational Advisor to the RSA.
Jenny has worked on the IT GNVQ qualification almost from its inception. As Series Editor, Jenny has also overseen the preparation of books to support the optional units at Intermediate and Vocational A-level GNVQ ICT.Intermediate GNVQ Information and Communication Technology comprehensively satisfies the needs of students following the latest specification. The book covers the compulsory units for GNVQ ICT as specified by QCA. The Longman GNVQ Intermediate ICT Options book is available separately.The book provides students with effective learning material, allowing them to develop an understanding of IT and introduce them to some of the skills and knowledge needed to go on to work or further study. It is packed with practical activities to achieve student-centred learning, while the end-of-chapter revision questions help strengthen student comprehension in order to prepare them for tests. A comprehensive index offers a complete list of important words used in the book and key skills are referenced throughout.Key Features· in-depth content, with plenty of diagrams and examples, mostly based on case studies· exercises to ensure that students have understood what has been covered· practical activities to test students' understanding and to build portfolio evidence· end-of-chapter revision questions· special Key Skills icons to show key skills opportunitiesTowards the end of the book, there are four guides:· Good Working Practice Guide· Portfolio Guide· Key Skills Guide· Examinations GuideThese provide valuable practical advice on how to approach ICT work and the various assessment challenges. A comprehensive index allows easy cross-referencing.Also available:Intermediate GNVQ Information and Communication Technology OptionsSeries Editor: Jenny Lawson0582-36866-9Foundation GNVQ Information and Communication TechnologyJenny Lawson (2nd edition)0582-35708-XVocational A-level Information and Communication TechnologySeries Editor: Jenny Lawson0582-35709-8
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