Book 1

HKDSE Information and Communication Technology in 24 Hours

by Simon Poon

Book 1

First edition - January 2015

978-962-7326-87-8

About the Book

Information and Communication Technology in 24 Hours is a brand new series of reference book specially written for students preparing for the HKDSE ICT Examination. This is a continuum of the author's effort in writing up the Physics in 24 Hours. Therefore this new series of books inherit the core essence of its predecessors: precise, to-the-point yet comprehensive.

All chapters were written in accordance to the Information and Communication Technology Curriculum and Assessment Guide applicable to the 2016 HKDSE examination and onwards, subsequently covering all contents of the compulsory parts of the Curriculum. Notes were written in simple English which is very easy to comprehend. Detailed and comprehensive explanations on difficult concepts were laid out systematically. The tabular presentation in a number of topics is exceptionally useful when doing revision. Tailor-made Multiple Choice Questions and Worked Examples were carefully designed and specifically written for an effective checking of study progress.

Contents

TOPIC 1 - INFORMATION PROCESSING

1.1 Introduction to Information Processing

1.2 Data Organization and Data Control

1.3 Data Representation

1.4 The use of office automation software

1.5 Presentation of Information

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TOPIC 2 - COMPUTER SYSTEM FUNDAMENTALS

2.1 Basic machine organization

2.2 System software

2.3 Computer systems

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TOPIC 3 - INTERNET AND ITS APPLICATIONS

3.1 The networking and Internet basics

3.2 Internet Services and Applications

3.3 Elementary web authoring

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WORKED EXAMPLES

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