Itgs Project Guide Essay

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Year 12 IB ITGS

Project Guidance (S/L)

All the information listed here can be found on the Year 12 Moodle website and in the syllabus 2012

Introduction

both S/L and H/L students complete the project

30% towards the final examination for S/L students (20% for HL)

Max 2000 word limit

project should take approx 30 hours

some class time will be given but most of this is to be done at home

final product must show advanced skills to secure high marks

you must keep a regular diary to record everything that you as soon as you start the project

What do you have to do in this project…?

Look at the summary below alongside the check list to make sure you don't miss anything out.

A detailed explanation of the information needed in each section is listed from page 9.

Your teacher will give you example project(s) to help you understand the requirements of this substantial piece of work.

Summary of Project Stages

How Much Should you Write for Each Section…?

Maximum word count for the entire project is 2000 words. You are free to divide this up as you please; below find a rough guide:

Project Ideas

Below are list of suggestions of projects and approaches from IB:

There is no organized system of seating in the school auditorium for plays and concerts. There is no system for reserving seats in advance, printing tickets or keeping records of ticket sales.

Possible IT approach: spreadsheet

A community orchestra has existed for many years without a formal record of pieces performed. There is no record of performances, sponsors or music performed and transposed parts added or removed.

Possible IT approach: database

The volley ball team and coach have no system in place to record games static's on both team and individual efforts. These statistics would be useful to assist the coach in determining the weaknesses and strengths of the team as well as those of individual players. These statistics would help the coach to plan appropriate practice drills and strategies that address specific individual needs.

Possible IT approach: spreadsheet

The schools sports department relies currently on weekly assemblies, monthly newsletters and occasional letter home to parents to communicate game and training schedules as well as results from previous games. There is no means to inform the community more regularly about past, current and future sports news at school.

Possible IT approach: web site

Students do not have a convenient means to record their arrival and departure from school during the school day. Currently students must sign a sheet of paper which takes time and does allow for accurate data about the students identity, date, time and reason the student has left.

Possible IT approach: database

Students who arrive late at school often miss the morning announcements that are read at the start of the...

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