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BTEC First Information and Creative Technology

Teaching and Assessment Pack


Unit 1: The Online World

Unit 1: The Online World

BTEC First Information and Creative Technology


Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Key terms
Profile
Network of friends
Online community
Virtual world
Chat
Chatroom
Netiquette

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BTEC First Information and Creative Technology


Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Online communication
Electronic mail (email)
Instant messaging (chat)
Newsgroup
Social networking
Conferencing
Blogs
Vlogs

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BTEC First Information and Creative Technology


Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Ubiquitous computing
Everyday objects are online
Users may use many
computational devices at
the same time
Will enable diverse wireless
applications, including:
monitoring pets, the elderly
and houseplants
operating of appliances
tracking books and bicycles

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BTEC First Information and Creative Technology


Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Internet Service Providers


Your computer

Internet Service
Provider

The internet

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Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

The worldwide web


Uniform Resource Locator
Protocol:
Hypertext
Transfer Protocol

Domain name

Path

http://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp

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Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

HTML
However complex they are, all web pages contain some HTML
code.
HTML only affects the look of a web page and not the content.
HTML is a structured language and instructions must be written
explicitly.
<html>
<head>
<title>My page</title>
<head>
<body>
Hello, world!
</body>
</html>
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Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Data transmission

Simplex: one-way transmission only (e.g. computer to printer)


Half-duplex: two-way transmission but one way at a time
(e.g. walkie-talkie radios)
Duplex: two-way transmission (e.g. telephone)
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Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Databases
Databases are created and maintained using
Database Management Systems (DBMS) such as:
Microsoft Access
MySQL
Oracle

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Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

Threats to data
Opportunist

Virus

Threats to data

Trojan

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Phishing

BTEC First Information and Creative Technology


Teaching and Assessment Pack
Unit 1: The Online World

E-reputation
Years to build, seconds to destroy
Everything you do online can be traced back
to you and/or your employer

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