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Series: Information and Communications Technology


A Case Study in Problem Solving

A Case Study in Problem Solving

Maintaining and developing new and existing technologies requires the use of solid problem solving techniques. In this programme, we explain the system of problem solving methodologies that have been devised to assist people in creating...Show More
Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

This creative programme takes students on a journey as Kat teaches them about data storage and communication. Powerful visual diagrams and animations are used throughout, in order to aid students’ understanding of the concepts that are...Show More
Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Incredibly large volumes of data are generated on a daily basis. Within that data hides information that can prove extremely valuable on a social, economic, political or environmental level. But to unearth the ‘gold’ the data needs to be...Show More
Data: Ethical Use and Storage

Data: Ethical Use and Storage

More than 800 billion gigabytes of information is used globally every year. This inconceivably large volume of data must all be stored, retrieved, displayed and used. Featuring case studies of national job search website Seek and the...Show More
Designing on Screen

Designing on Screen

Design is a wide ranging discipline that encompasses art, engineering, communications, web design, graphic design and many other areas. The use of information and communications technology can assist graphic designers throughout the design...Show More
Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Even the most experienced programmers use simple visual models and techniques to plan an effective algorithmic solution. In this video, students are introduced to the IPO model and flowcharts as two such methods to abstract unnecessary...Show More
Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Using the analogy problem of washing dirty dishes, this video explores the IPO model and pseudocode as tools to guide computational thinking. Students of lower secondary digital technologies will understand how using pseudocode can be an...Show More
Developing a Website

Developing a Website

Website design and development is an exciting, highly creative industry that continues to grow at a rapid rate. This interview-led programme looks at the key considerations involved when developing a website. It looks at: internet basics;...Show More
Development and Deployment

Development and Deployment

The mobile app revolution has greatly enhanced the user experience and changed the way we interact with technology. It is a booming industry with great opportunities for developers with an idea for an app. Once research and planning has been...Show More
Episode 1: What Is Digital Citizenship?

Episode 1: What Is Digital Citizenship?

Jules has built a positive social media presence promoting good digital citizenship, online ethics and safety. So when her friend Aaron faces some social media challenges, she offers sound advice. Yet sometimes good digital citizens stumble -...Show More
Episode 2: Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship

Episode 2: Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship

Jules goes on a roller coaster ride taking steps to make right with her social media followers. Her initial apologetic post is well-received, but relief is only temporary… more floodgates open and the consequences of her actions snowball....Show More
Episode 3: Resilience and Digital Citizenship

Episode 3: Resilience and Digital Citizenship

As Jules' social media world spirals downwards, her friend Aaron prepares to enter an online hate exchange. Jules turns to Project Rockit for advice, and starts along the hard road of repairing relationships. Meanwhile Aaron rethinks his...Show More
Health and Safety Issues in ICT

Health and Safety Issues in ICT

It’s probably not immediately obvious to the average teenager – or many adults for that matter – but moderate to heavy computer use brings with it a number of areas of risk when it comes to health and safety. This programme covers a wide...Show More
How do Computers Think?

How do Computers Think?

Introducing the concepts of abstraction, decomposition, algorithm design and pattern recognition, this video gets inside the ‘mind’ of a computer to understand why computational thinking this is a crucial first step to designing a successful...Show More
How Do Operating Systems Work?

How Do Operating Systems Work?

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of the hard working operating system. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how an operating system interacts with various other...Show More
ICT in Organisations

ICT in Organisations

For any modern organisation, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is fundamental to how they operate. But how do we actually define ICT’s and what is the specific role they play in business? Experts with a lifelong understanding of...Show More
ICT Project Management

ICT Project Management

In this programme we follow the iPod and iPad development team at Bjango Software as we examine the management and development of a complex ICT project. We follow through the stages of a project’s life cycle, from conception and planning, to...Show More
Inside a Computer

Inside a Computer

This programme describes the roles of the computer in modern society, education and industry and how it fullfils those roles. It provides novice and experienced users, as well as budding technicians, an insight into the many aspects of a computer...Show More
Inside Story: Spam

Inside Story: Spam

This programme investigates one of the major issues confronting business and individual computer users today - spam.
Introduction to Programming: Unlocking the Secrets

Introduction to Programming: Unlocking the Secrets

Introduction to Programming explores the basics of creating computer programmes. We begin with a look at creating algorithms and the fundamental instructions and processes available to all computer languages. Then we look at the process of...Show More
IT Networks

IT Networks

Computer networks are at the foundation of Information and Communication Technology. A good understanding of the main elements and functions of computer networks is therefore crucial. This programme provides a comprehensive overview of: the...Show More
Keeping Safe Online

Keeping Safe Online

The Internet has revolutionised our daily lives. But what are the dangers? Remaining safe online is no easy task. Much has been said about what not to do, but how do you unwittingly give away too much about yourself? And why is that a problem...Show More
Learning with Wikis and Blogs

Learning with Wikis and Blogs

Wikis and blogs are becoming increasingly available on the Internet for anyone to read or create their own. They are also increasingly being used as teaching tools in the classroom. In this programme, we discuss what wikis and blogs are and the...Show More
Let's Build the Internet: Networking

Let's Build the Internet: Networking

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of networking and data transmission. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how data is transmitted via cables and fibre optics, and...Show More
Let's Interact with a Computer!

Let's Interact with a Computer!

This creative programme takes students on a journey inside the computer, following a keypress all the way through to it appearing on the screen. Powerful visual diagrams and animations are used throughout, in order to aid students’...Show More