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Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT

SMK RAJA MUDA MUDA, BESTARI JAYA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

SCHEME OF WORK 2012

FORM 4
1.0 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
MONTH/ WEEK JAN. WEEK 1&2 TOPICS AND SCOPE 1.1 Introduction to Information Technology (4 periods) LEARNING OUTCOME Learners should be able to: 1.1.1 Define Information Technology in general. 1.1.2 Discuss the roles of IT in everyday life: o Education o Banking o Industry o Commerce. 1.2.1 1.2.2 1.2.3 (8 periods) 1.2.4 o JAN WEEK 4 (Chinese New Year) 1.2.5 o o o Define Privacy: authorised access - user authentication and verification Login (Personal Identification Numbers (PIN), User Identification, password) Biometrics physical control Controversial contents and control: Pornography Slander Filtering (Example : NetNanny, CyberPatrol, BlockNow) Define Computer Ethics. Identify the Code of Ethics. Define Intellectual Property. 1.2.1.3 1.2.1.4 1.2.1.5 Students carry out research on controversial contents and control. Students discuss computer crime and Security threats. Students carry out research on Cyber Law and its importance. 1. 2. SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES Students state the definition of Information Technology in general. Group Activity: Discussing the roles of IT in everyday life. Students cite an example of a technology used in every day life. Students adhere the rules and regulations set for the ICT lab. Students explain Computer Ethics and Code of Ethics. Students describe Intellectual Property and Privacy.

3.

JAN WEEK 3&5

1.2 Computer Ethics and Legal Issues

1.2.1.1 1.2.1.2

1.2.6 Computer crime and Security threats: o Definition : Computer crime Security threats o Examples of computer crimes: o Fraud identity fraud credit card fraud Copyright infringement unauthorized copy unauthorized file sharing Theft: data, information, equipment Attacks: Examples salami attack, virus, worms, hacking 1.2.7 Examples of Security threats o malicious codes: e.g. virus, Trojan horse, worms, spy ware, Phishing o hacking: ethical (hackers) and nonethical hacking (crackers) o Natural/environmental: e.g. fire and natural disasters o Theft : e.g. physical, data, information 1.2.8 Cyber-law 1.3 Computer Security (4 periods) 1.3.1 1.3.2 WEEK 1 o o Define Computer Security State Security measures: data backup cryptography 1.3.1.1 1.3.1.2. Students discuss the meaning of Computer Security and its measures. Students describe encryption and decryption.

FEB

Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT 1.3.3 encryption and decryption o antivirus o anti-spyware o Firewall o Human aspects : awareness (policy, training) FEB WEEK 2 FEB 1.4.3 WEEK 3 1.4.4 FEB WEEK 4 Lack of security and its effects in industry/economy/ government. Malaysian Cyber-law, electronic government law 1.4 Research (8 periods) 1.4.1 1.4.2 Impact of IT on society, Copyright and Piracy from the moral and legal standpoint 1.3.1.2 Students carry out research on topics: 1.4.1.1 1.4.1.2 antivirus antti-spyware Firewall Policy and training of computer security

Learners discuss the meaning of Copyright and Piracy. Learners list down the impact of piracy activities from the perspectives of: moral legal

ICT ASSESSMENT (PBS) 1 (PORTFOLIOS)

2.0 COMPUTER SYSTEM


MONTH/ WEEK FEB WEEK 5 TOPICS AND SCOPE 2.1 System Concept (6 periods) LEARNING OUTCOME Learners should be able to: 2.1.1 Overview of computer system 2.1.2 Data Representation: o bit o byte o character 2.1.3 2.1.4 o o o o o o Introduction to Binary coding: ASCII Data measurement: bit byte Kilobyte (KB) Megabyte (MB) Gigabyte (GB) Terabyte (TB) SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

2.1.5 Clock speed measurement: o megahertz (MHz) o gigahertz (GHz) MARCH WEEK 1 MARCH WEEK 2 MARCH WEEK 3&4

REVISION SCHOOL ASSESSMENT 1 (US 1)

MID-SEMESTER HOLIDAY 1 (10 -18 MARCH)


2.2 Hardware (12 periods) 2.2.1 Input devices 2.2.2 Output devices 2.2.3 Motherboard: o central processing unit (CPU) o expansion slot o expansion card o RAM slot o ports and connectors 2.2.4 Storage : o primary storage (RAM/ROM) o secondary storage (magnetic medium, optical medium, flash memory card) 2.3 Software (12 periods) 2.3.1 Operating System: o platforms o functions o interfaces 2.3.2 Application Software: types and

APRIL WEEK 1

APRIL WEEK 2-4

Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT usage (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics) MAY WEEK 1 2.3.3 Utility Program: types and usage (file management, antivirus, diagnostic, file compression) Proprietary and open source software

2.3.4 MAY WEEK 2-4 MAY WEEK 5 JUNE WEEK 1 JUNE WEEK 2&3

REVISION AND MID-YEAR EXAM

MID-YEAR HOLIDAY( 26 MAY ---10 JUNE)

2.4 Installation (6 periods)

2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 o o o

PC assembling Hard disk partitioning and formatting Software installation: operating system application software utility program

JUNE WEEK 4 JULY WEEK 1&2 JULY WEEK 3

2.5 Current and Future Technologies (4 periods)

2.5.1 Latest open source software available

ICT ASSESSMENT 2 (PORTFOLIOS) REVISION SCHOOL ASSESSMENT 2

3.0 COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS


MONTH/ WEEK JULY WEEK 4 AUGUST WEEK 1&2 TOPICS AND SCOPE 3.1 Basic Concepts of Networks and Communic ations LEARNING OUTCOME Learners should be able to: 3.1.1 Define network 3.1.2 Define communication SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES Notes: Network: To connect two or more computers together with the ability to communicate with each other Communication: The transmission of data from one device to another Discuss: - file sharing between computers - sending short messages using cellular services Conduct group research from Information sources (library, the Internet) examples: Discovering Computers, Shelly Cashman Series (ISBN 0-619-25525-0) http://www.webopedia.com Notes: LAN: A network that spans a small area usually confined to a single building or a group of buildings MAN: A network designed for town and city usually

(6 periods) 3.1.3 State the importance of network and communication using examples in the students immediate environment. Define types of computer networks Local Area Network (LAN) MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) WAN (Wide Area Network)

3.1.4

larger than Local-Area Network WAN: A network that spans a relatively large geographical area usually consisting two or more Local-Area Network. Example: The Internet Group activity: Students list out the differences between the three types of computer network

Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT 3.1.5 3.1.6 Differentiate between the three types of computer networks Define 2 types of network architecture Client/Server Peer-to-Peer

Conduct group research from information sources (library, the Internet) on types of network architecture Notes: Client/Server Architecture: A network architecture in which each computer or process on the network is either a client or a server Peer-to-Peer Architecture: A type of network in which each workstation has equivalent capabilities and responsibilities Conduct group research from information sources (library, the Internet) on types of network topology Students draw simple diagram of the 3 types of network topology

3.1.7

State three types of network topology Bus Ring Star

3.1.8

Differentiate between the three types of network topology

Students list out the differences between the three types of network topology Conduct group research from information sources (library, the Internet) on TCP/IP

3.1.9

Define TCP/IP as the protocol to facilitate communication over computer network State types of network communication that use TCP/IP Intranet Internet Extranet

3.1.10

3.1.11
AUGUST WEEK 3 3.2 Hardware Requirements (8 periods ) 3.2.1

Conduct group research from information sources (library, the Internet) examples: Discovering Computers, Shelly Cashman Series (ISBN 0-619-25525-0) http://www.webopedia.com

Cooperation in conducting group research Identify the devices needed to establish a computer network communication for a client/server network organization Students list down the various network devices Notes: Network Devices: Network Interface Card (Ethernet and WiFi) Modem (Internal and External) Hub, Switch, Router Wireless Access Point

Students list down the functions of the stated devices

3.2.2

Describe the functions of the Network Interface Card and hub

Notes: Function of the Network Interface Card: KIV Function of Hub: KIV

AUGUST WEEK 4 AUGUST WEEK 5

MID-SEMESTER HOLIDAY 2 (18 26 AUGUST)


3.2 Hardware Requirements (8 periods ) 3.2.3 Identify various types of physical transmission media/ cables such as Unshielded Twisted Pair(UTP), Shielded Twisted Pair(STP), Coaxial Cable and Fiber Optic Cable Identify various types of wireless transmission media such as infrared, radio wave and satellite Define Network Operating System Notes: Network Operating System (NOS): An operating system that includes functions for connecting computers and devices into a local-area network

Students list down various types of cables Students list down various types of wireless transmission media

3.2.4

SEPT WEEK 1

3.3 Software Requirements

3.3.1

Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT (4 periods ) 3.3.2 Name various Network Operating System Software (LAN). It has the capabilities to coordinate the activities of multiple computers across a network Notes: Examples: Windows 2000 Server, Windows NT, LINUX, UNIX Notes: Examples: SEPT WEEK 2 SEPT WEEK 3 SEPT WEEK 4 3.4.1 3.4.2 3.4.3 Install network interface card Setup the driver for the network card Crimp and test UTP cable 3.4.4 Straight cable Crossed cable Web Browsing: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera Email Client: Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird and Eudora Network Utilities: Ping and Traceroute Network File Manager: Network Neighborhood and My Network Places

3.3.3

State the functions of various client software web browser email client network utilities network file manager

3.4 Setting Network Facilities (12 periods )

Configure the workstation to join a Local-Area Network Internet Protocol (IP) Address Subnet Mask Gateway Hostname

3.4.5
3.4.6

Test the network connection Activity: Ping the server from the configured workstation Activity: Set up a shared folder Save a file in the shared folder Access the file in the shared folder from other workstations

Create a shared folder

OCT. WEEK 1

3.5 Current and Future Development

3.5.1

Describe: Mobile Computing (specifications, services, frequencies), or Internet Technology and Services (VOIP, BLOG), or Types of network (PAN, VPN, WLAN, WIMAX)

Activity: Research on the chosen topic Write a short report (350 words) and save the document in the shared folder

( 6 periods )

OCT WEEK 2&3 OCT WEEK 4-5 NOV WEEK 1

FINAL EXAMINATION
ICT ASSESSMENT 3 (PORTFOLIOS) REINFORCEMENT OF FORM FOUR SYLLABUS OVERVIEW OF FORM FIVE SYLLABUS RECAPUTILATION

NOV WEEK 2

YEAR END HOLIDAYS (10 NOV 1 JAN 2013)

Form 4 Scheme Of Work For ICT