SPM ICT

THE SYLLABUS 

FORM 4

SYLLABUS FOR ICT (SPM)

1.0 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (6 weeks)

1.1  Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
1.2  Computer Ethics and Legal Issues
1.3  Computer Security
1.4 Current and Future Developments



2.0 COMPUTER SYSTEMS (10 weeks)

2.1  System Concept
2.2  Hardware
2.3  Software
2.4  Installation
2.5 Current and Future Developments


3.0 COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS (8 weeks)

3.1 Basic Concepts of Computer Networks and Communications
3.2  Hardware  Requirements
3.3 Software Requirements
3.4 Setting Network Facilities
3.5 Current and  Future Developments
  

4.0 MULTIMEDIA  (9 weeks)

4.1 Multimedia Concepts
 4.2 Hardware and Software (6 periods)
 4.3 Multimedia Development (24 periods)
 4.4 Current and Future Developments (4 periods)

  
5.0 PROGRAMMING    (10 weeks)

5.1 Basic Programming Concepts (10 periods)
5.2 Program Development (24 periods)
5.3 Current and Future Developments (6 periods)


6.0 INFORMATION SYSTEMS  (10 weeks)

6.1 Concepts of Information Systems (6 periods)
6.2 Software (8 periods)
6.3 Database Development (22 periods)
6.4 Current and Future Developments (4 periods)



The Assessment 

The assessment of this subject will be administered through Central Based Assessment  (70 ) and School Based Assessment (30).

This coursework assessment document is  for  Paper 2 which carries 30 marks and it is designed to assess the practical skills and  values that cover all six learning areas through out  the teaching and learning process.

Candidates are assessed using the Assessment Document and the candidates must present evidence required by each aspect from the six learning areas.


FORM 5



SUGGESTED READINGS
Reading Materials
1. Shelly G.B, Cashman T.J, Vermaat M.E, Walker T.J.(2005)
Discovering Computers 2006 : A Gateway to Information , Course Technology.

2. Bryan Pfaffenberger, Bill Daley (2003)
Computers In Your Future, Prentice Hall.

3. Chua Chooi See (2000) Visual Basic 6 : A Step-by-Step Guide, Times Publication.

4. Capron H.L, J.A. Johnson (2005)
Computers: Tools For an Information Age Eighth Edition, Prentice Hall.

5. George Beekman (2004) Computer Confluence : Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology , Prentice Hall.

6. Stephen McGloughlin (2001) Multimedia : Concepts and Practice, Prentice Hall.
SUGGESTED READINGS
Reading Materials
1. Shelly G.B, Cashman T.J, Vermaat M.E, Walker T.J.(2005)
Discovering Computers 2006 : A Gateway to Information 
, Course Technology.2. Bryan Pfaffenberger, Bill Daley (2003)
Computers In Your Future 
,
Prentice Hall.3. Chua Chooi See (2000
 ) Visual Basic 6 : A Step-by-Step Guide 
, Times Publication.4. Capron H.L, J.A. Johnson (2005)
Computers: Tools For an Information Age 
Eighth Edition 
, Prentice Hall.5. George Beekman (2004)
Computer Confluence : Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology 
, Prentice Hall.6. Stephen McGloughlin (2001
 ) Multimedia : Concepts and Practice 
, Prentice Hall.