IB Computer Science Year 1 - November 19 2018 Lesson Notes

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Class plan.png What are we going to learn today?[edit]

Welcome to IB Computer Science!

You have an exam next week. These are the topics you will be required to understand and know. You must review this list and ask any questions on our class discussion board.

  • Identify the context for which a new system is planned.
  • Define the terms: hardware, software, peripheral, network, human resources.
  • Describe the roles that a computer can take in a networked world.
  • Discuss the social and ethical issues associated with a networked world.
  • Identify the relevant stakeholders when planning a new system.
  • Describe methods of obtaining requirements from stakeholders.
  • Describe appropriate techniques for gathering the information needed to arrive at a workable solution.
  • Construct suitable representations to illustrate system requirements.

Please make sure you understand what the command terms mean!!! I WILL ASK YOU to construct an illustration of system requirements.

Homework.png What is our home learning?[edit]

Please refer to google classroom.


Target.png How am I being assessed today?[edit]

I will assess you formatively today, and make a professional judgement to what extent you understand our learning material. I will use observation, your written work, answers to questions, and contribution to class discussions as data to make my decisions.

I will also ask you to complete a self-assessment which I will use to help me guage how well you think you understand our material in class.

Computer1.png As a computer scientist, you have:[edit]

  • Confidence in dealing with complexity
  • Persistence in working with difficult problems
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • The ability to deal with open-ended problems
  • The ability to communicate and work with others to achieve a common goal or solution

Credit.png Credits[edit]