Computer Science - Year 10

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Week beginning

7/9

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A1 What is a user interface?

Key Learning points/big questions

Introduction to user interfaces: hardware features, software features and human facilitation and example uses

Basic user interface: text-based and menu-based

Independent/Home learning

Students confirm their understanding of ‘user interface’, by describing a user interface giving features of – and example interactions with – a user interface. Explain which type of interface may be used on a smartwatch and justify your choice.

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

14/9

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A1 What is a user interface?

Key Learning points/big questions

Complex user interfaces: speech/natural language-based, GUI/WIMPs and sensor-based

Choosing a user interface: performance/response time, ease of use, user requirements, user experience, accessibility and storage space

Independent/Home learning

Students describe two ways in which supermarket self-checkouts could make use of graphical-, sensor- and speech-based interfaces

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

21/9

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A1 What is a user interface?

A2 Audience needs

Key Learning points/big questions

How hardware and software affects user interfaces: operating systems/platforms, screen type/size, types of user input, hardware resources available and emerging technologies

User accessibility needs: visual, hearing, speech, motor and cognitive needs

Independent/Home learning

Students to research the typical user interfaces found in fast food chain restaurant. Find out specific information about the components and consider how these components impact the user interface.

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

28/9

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A2 Audience needs

A3 Design principles

Key Learning points/big questions

User skills: expert, regular, occasional and novice user skills and demographics: age, beliefs/values, culture and past experiences

Design principles: visual elements: colour and font style/size

Independent/Home learning

Students consider how a user interface for a local college application form can be adapted for users with visual, hearing and speech accessibility needs.

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

5/10

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A3 Design principles

Key Learning points/big questions

Design principles: text elements: language and amount of information

Design principles: layout: consistency, placement of items, user expectations, grouping related items, navigational components and input controls

Independent/Home learning

Students write a list of dos and don’ts when using colours and fonts in a user interface.

Students to evaluate why the layout of items on a user interface is important. What factors influence the layout of items on the screen?

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

12/10

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A3 Design principles

Key Learning points/big questions

Design principles: user expectations: colour, sound, symbols, visuals

Design principles: keeping the user engaged: uncluttered screens, tip text, labels, default values and autofill

Independent/Home learning

Students to think of what immediately comes into their mind when they hear positive

high-pitched sounds and negative low-pitched sounds.

 

Give students an example of audio that may sound when a file is deleted. Students to discuss their immediate reaction to the sound.

 

Students to think of three other situations of when a positive high-pitched sound and sharp negative low-pitched sound may be played while using devices.

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Week beginning

19/10

Subject Topic

A: Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

A3 Design principles

A4 Designing an efficient user interface

Key Learning points/big questions

Design principles: intuitive design: graphics denoting actions, helpful messages, easy reversal of actions, help features and consistency

Improving the speed of user interfaces: keyboard shortcuts, reversal of actions, informative feedback and distinguishable objects

Independent/Home learning

Students list three methods that can be used to sustain the attention of a user while they are using a user interface.

Students confirm their understanding about what the word ‘intuitive’ means.

 

Students explain how to achieve an intuitive design and why intuitive design is important in a user interface.

Linked Assessment

Coursework practice case study:

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/ict/EX5AEVgwdWpCohT7GOwM2JcBeyeTwek0l1P0XRlCRaWd5A?e=peqAUf

Resources

User Interface mini-web

https://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/computer%20systems/user_interface/miniweb/pg6.htm

 

ICT Knowledge Organiser

 

Share-point Folder

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=YypsoU

‘E-textbook Exploring User Interface Design’

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/ict/EfJuukhAZChHmHfBkV-e2bkBwO2fdLKg6EL-GpUZ8cweyg?e=wonYTJ

 

‘History of the Graphical User Interface’ video

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/ict/EiRImp8266pKiyQTAe0n38gB1lOM2dhs0tSUqusj1etEsQ?e=TVvQMC

Half Term

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Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead  Mrs K Gibson

Mr A Calderwood

Safeguarding trained and SENDCo 

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Eggbuckland Community College 

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Plymouth, PL6 5YB

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Miss J Rogers

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