FDEME3L memo 2015

Topics: Internet, Computer security, Literacy Pages: 6 (936 words) Published: August 18, 2015
FDEME3L/201/1/2015

Tutorial Letter 201/1/2015
Computer Integration in the classroom
FDEME3L
Semester 1

Department of Science and Technology

Education

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
This tutorial letter contains important
information about your module.

FDEME3L/201

ASSIGNMENT 01
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ASSIGNMENT 02
FDEME3L ASSIGNMENT 02 MEMORANDUM 2015
NOTES:
1.

This memorandum is only a guideline for the allocation of marks. Many answers may be possible in a particular question. Always judge whether the student’s answer is relevant, true and valid in the context of the question.

2.

In any question the principle of one mark for one relevant and valid fact/argument is applied.

3.

Be on the lookout for assignments that are exact copies of each other. Mark them normally but make a clear note that they are copies and hand them over to the lecturer.

QUESTION 1

[25]

Definition of concepts
Concept
Computer security risk
Any event or action that has the potential of
causing a loss of computer equipment,
software, data and information, or
processing capability.

One of the following examples
Computer viruses, unauthorized
access and use, information theft,
hardware and software theft,
vandalism, system failure, etc. 

Computer literacy
Having current knowledge and
understanding of computers and their
uses 

 The hardware and software of
computers
 General uses of computers, e.g.
word processing, spreadsheets and
databases

 The Internet as information
resource and its basic
services/facilities/affordances
 Searching specific information on
the Internet using a search engine
OR
 Evaluation criteria for evaluating the
appropriateness of Internet
The ability to gather information from multiple
information for teaching and
sources, select relevant materials, and
learning purposes
organize it into a form that will allow the
 Internet communication for teaching
user to make decisions or take specific
and learning purposes
actions.
Information literacy
Knowing how to find, analyze, use,
and communicate information.

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Integration literacy
The ability to use computers, digital media,
and other technologies combined with a
variety of teaching and learning strategies 
to enhance students’ learning. 

 Combining appropriate technology
with teaching and learning
strategies
 Technology uses in teaching
 Technology uses in learning

Computer ethics
The moral guidelines that govern the use
of computers, networks, and information
systems.

 User policy, professional and social
conduct such as: An educator will
not use a computer to harm other
people

QUESTION 2

[25]

Risks that might affect the school’s information system
Any 5 of the following
risks
Computer viruses

Any of the following safeguards. These should be
discussed not just mentioned.
Install antivirus software and update them
Scan all removable media

Unauthorized access
and use

Install access control systems, e.g. alarms, security
gates, etc.
Create and implement username and password

Hardware theft 

Use cables that lock equipment
Install deadbolt locks and alarm systems
Build strong rooms

Software theft

Purchase software license
Lock CDs in a safe place
Lock original package away, keep product keys
confidential

Information theft

Implement user IDs and encryption code
Backup your information

System failure

Use the correct power voltage, surge protector and
uninterruptible power supply....
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