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COMPUTER STUDIES FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK TERM 1-3

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1 Reporting from home and settling for the first term
 

2

 

1

 

 

 

Definition of networking terms

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term computer network

·        Explain the term data communication

 

·        Q/A discussion

 

·        Newspaper

·        Letters

·        books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 1-5

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 1-5

 
   

2-3

 

 

 

Networking

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain the types of computer n/w

·        Discuss the purpose of n/w

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Handouts

·        Books

·        Internet

·        Working Pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 5-9

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 6

 
   

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By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain the demerits of n/w

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Twisted cables

·        Internet 5

·        Working pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 10-17

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 6

 
 

3

 

1

 

 

 

Elements of networking

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss communication with cables

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Handouts

·        Books

·        Internet

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 17-22

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 9-11

 
   

2-3

 

 

 

Elements of networking

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain the types of wireless communication

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

 

·        Books

·        Internet

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 23-28

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 17-22

 
 

4

 

1

 

 

 

 

Communication Devices

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term communication devices

·        Explain the work of: Modems, network cards, hubs

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Letters

·        Software

·        Working Pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 30-33

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 20

 
   

2-3

   

Network Software

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the different network s/w: O/S, protocols

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Handouts

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 30-31

 
   

4

   

Types of computer networks

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the three types of computer networks LAN,MAN, WAN

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 4-5

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 22

 
 

5

 

1

   

Network topologies

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term network topology

·        Differentiate btw. Logical and physical topologies

 

Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 33-34

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 16

 
   

2-3

   

Network Topologies

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Define the term network topology

·        Differentiate between Logical and physical topologies

·        Explain a star topology

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 35-36

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 18

 
   

4

   

Network Topologies

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to

·        Explain a

Mesh Topology

Tree Topology

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Working PC

·        Handouts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 37-38

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 19

 
2.        APPLICATION AREAS OF NFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
 

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1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain Application areas of ICT

·        Financial system

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 37-39

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 27

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain application areas of ICT in common system

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 40-41

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 27

 
   

4

   

Application of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain application areas of ICT in retail system

·        Explain application areas of ICT in Reservation system

 

Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 40-59

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 28

 
 

7

 

1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain Application areas of ICT in Education

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 49

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain Application of ICT in Education System

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 50

 
   

4

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain Application areas of ICT in industrial System

 

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 41-58

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 39

 
8 Half Term
 

9

 

1

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain application areas of ICT in entertainment and virtual reality

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working Pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 61,64-65

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 51/55

 
   

2-3

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain application areas of ICT in marketing and law enforcement

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working Pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 63

 

 
   

4

   

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain application area of ICT in transportation system

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Working Pc

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44-46

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 47

 
   

1

 

 

 

Application areas of ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain Application areas of ICT in Library System

 

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Internet

·        Books

·        Journals

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

 
  IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ON SOCIETY
 

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2-3

   

Application areas of ICT in the society

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss effects on

(i)     Employment

(ii)    Automated production

 

·        Q/A demonstration practical

 

·        Letters

·        Working PC

·        Newspapers

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

 
   

4

   

Impact of ICT in the society

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss effects if ICT on work’s health

·        State the characteristics of future trends in ICT

·        Discuss rapid evolution in ICT

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Handouts

·        Journals

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 60

 
 

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1

   

Impact of ICT in the society

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss effects of ICT on

(i)     Environmental issues

(ii)    Cultural effects

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Handouts

·        Journals

·        Videos

·        Photographs

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 44

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 63

 
   

2-3

   

Evolution of computer systems

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss Artificial intelligence

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Class Register

·        Accounts book

·        Journals

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 52-53

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 81

 
   

4

   

Evolution of Computer systems

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Explain expanded information superhighway

 

·        Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·        handouts

·        class register

·        accounts

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 79-80

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 2

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ICT
WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB – TOPIC OBJECTIVES LEARNING/TEACHING ACTIVITIES LEARNING/TEACHING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
 

1

Reporting from home and settling for the first term work
 

2

 

1

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the roles of a system analyst, a chief programmer

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Books

·         Journals

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 79

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 95

 
   

2-3

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss functions of computer programmer and d/b administrator

 

·        Q/A Demonstration Practical

 

·        Books

·        Handouts

·        Newspapers

·        Realia

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 81

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 97

 
   

4

   

Career Opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the functions of a s/w engineer and a computer engineer

 

·        Q/A demonstration Practical

 

·        Books

·        Working PC

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 80

 
 

3

 

1

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the function of a web designer, web administrator and computer operator

 

 

·        Q/A demonstration Practical

 

·        Books

·        Handouts

·        Journals

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 81

 

 

 
   

2-3

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss the function of computer technician and data processing manager

 

Learner to

Q/A discussion

 

·        Books

·        Realia

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 78

 

 
   

4

   

Career opportunities in ICT

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Discuss other educational opportunities in the various institutions

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Books

·        Newspapers

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

 

 
 

4

 

1

   

Identification of further Educational opportunities

 

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

·        Explain the different courses offered in universities, polytechnics, middle level colleges

 

·        Q/A Discussion

 

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-110

 
   

2-3

   

Developing project using ms access  d/base

Description of a given system

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify a problem

·        Definition of a problem

 

·        Q/A discussion

 

·        Books

·        Sampled projects

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-112

 
   

4

   

Fact finding

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the number of manual documents that are needed for the system given

 

·        Q/A observation

 

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 106-120

 
 

5

 

1

 

   

Fact finding

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design a sample interview guideline for the system given

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 83-84

 
   

2-3

   

Fact finding

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be ale to

·        Design a sample questionnaire for the system giver

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampeled projects

·        books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 93-94

·        Computer studies by Onunga & Rena Shah Bk 4 page 122

 
   

4

   

System design

·        Preliminary design phase

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify the flowchart symbols

·        Design a simple flowchart for the system

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 

 
 

6

 

1

   

System design

·        Preliminary design phase

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design a complex flowchart for the system

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 
   

2-3

   

Detailed design

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design the outputs for the system

 

 

Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 94-95

 
   

4

   

Detailed design

 

By the end  of the lesson, the leaner  should be able to

·        Design input interface for the system

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 96-100

 
 

7

 

1

   

Files and data stores design

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design a database

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Sampled projects

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 100-101

 
   

2-3

   

Creating relationships

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Create relationships

 

·        Q/A practical

 

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 103

 
   

4

   

Hardware and software requirements

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Identify h/w and s/w requirements for the system

 

·        Q/A discussion

 

·        Books

·        Realia

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 103

 
 

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1,2,3,4

   

Constructing information management system given

·        Designing inputs

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design inputs

 

·        practical

 

·        internet

·        sampled projects

·        books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
 

10

 

1,2,3,4

   

Designing outputs

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design outputs

 

·        practical

 

·        books

·        internet

·        sampled projects

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
 

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·        Designing

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

·        Design various management systems

 

·        practical

 

·        Books

 

·        Longhorn Computer studies by S.Mburu and C. Chemwa page 86-153

 
12 1,2,3,4 Writing end of term exams
 

13

 

The school closes

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER FORM 4 SCHEMES OF WORK – TERM 3

 

1

 

Reporting from home and settling for the third term work

 

2-3

 

POST MOCKS AND JOINTS

 

4-7

 

REVISION

 

7

 

K.C.S.E BEGINS

 

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