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Information and Communications Technology


What Is Machine Learning?

What Is Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence programs allow computers to perform human tasks through machine learning: a process that is simple, but full of possibilities. This video takes viewers through the steps of machine learning, from feature selection, to...Show More
Weak and Strong Artificial Intelligence

Weak and Strong Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence allows computers to solve human problems, but does this mean they are truly intelligent? This video discusses the question of whether machines can ‘think’, exploring the differences between weak and strong AI,...Show More
Uses of Artificial Intelligence

Uses of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is all around us, but it’s often so subtly integrated that you probably never think about it as being AI at all. This video illustrates how AI makes our everyday life easier, through automation and robotics, and how it...Show More
Myths and Maths

Myths and Maths

Artificial Intelligence

What do you think of when someone says ‘artificial intelligence’; perhaps a computerized brain, or an electronic fortune teller? This video separates the myths from the maths and unravels the truth behind AI, addressing the questions of...Show More
Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship

Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship

Social Media Me

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
Resilience and Digital Citizenship

Resilience and Digital Citizenship

Social Media Me

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
What Is Digital Citizenship?

What Is Digital Citizenship?

Social Media Me

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
Finance

Finance

BBC Teach: Real Life Maths

A man buying a car uses financial planning and investment to work out how much he'll pay.
Search Engines

Search Engines

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer explains to her computer friend how search engines can be used to filter through information efficiently.
Sorting Algorithms

Sorting Algorithms

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer enlists her computer friend to help her sort through photos and put them in an album.
Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer is giving her computer instructions on making a sandwich.
Online Safety

Online Safety

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer learns the importance of being safe online with her friend Computer Head.
Searching Algorithms

Searching Algorithms

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer tests how different types of algorithms can be used to speed up searching her massive music collection.
Evaluating Solutions

Evaluating Solutions

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer tests a set of instructions she has written to get her computer to mop the floor.
Decomposition

Decomposition

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer discovers how decomposition works though trial and error.
Bias and Reliability

Bias and Reliability

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer asks her computer friend an everyday question to test any bias from the search results offered.
Abstraction

Abstraction

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

A teenage programmer finds our how to use abstraction in programming.
Algorithms

Algorithms

BBC Teach: How to Think like a Computer

Why do computer programs use algorithms?
Understanding Intellectual Property

Understanding Intellectual Property

Why should students value their own and others’ intellectual property? What exactly is intellectual property? This interview led programme builds an understanding of: intellectual property; exceptions to copyright; registering IP; why...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
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
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
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
Multimedia Systems

Multimedia Systems

This programme is a practical introduction to the technology and techniques behind the scenes of modern multimedia. Through case studies of two interactive software developers, we describe the hardware and software used for multimedia, with basic...Show More
Publishing a Magazine

Publishing a Magazine

ICT in the Real World

"Desktop Publishing" is the term commonly used to describe the use of a personal computer to perform publishing tasks. In this programme we visit Bridal magazine publishing company Media Ink, to discover how various ICT practices are employed...Show More