AQA A level Computer Science

Author: Bob Reeves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471839524

Category: Study Aids

Page: 448

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This title has been approved by AQA for use with the new AS and A-level AQA Computer Science specifications. AQA A-level Computer Science gives students the chance to think creatively and progress through the AQA AS and A-level Computer Science specifications. Detailed coverage of the specifications will enrich understanding of the fundamental principles of computing, whilst a range of activities help to develop the programming skills and computational thinking skills at A-level and beyond. - Enables students to build a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles in the AQA AS and A-Level Computer Science specifications, with detailed coverage of programming, algorithms, data structures and representation, systems, databases and networks, uses and consequences. - Helps to tackle the various demands of the course confidently, with advice and support for programming and theoretical assessments and the problem-solving or investigative project at A-level. - Develops the programming and computational thinking skills for A-level and beyond - frequent coding and question practice will help students apply their knowledge of the principles of computer science, and design, program and evaluate problem-solving computer systems. Bob Reeves is an experienced teacher with examining experience, and well-respected author of resources for Computing and ICT across the curriculum.
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Need to Know: AQA A-level Computer Science

Author: Stuart Davison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510427597

Category: Study Aids

Page: 96

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Exam board: AQA Level: A-level Subject: Computer Science First teaching: September 2015 First exams: Summer 2017 Find what you need to know, when you need it, with key facts at your fingertips for AQA A-level Computer Science Keep this course companion by your side throughout your A-levels so you can check content, review your understanding, use quick tips for success and improve your exam performance. Written by an experienced teacher, author and examiner, this book will help you to: - Build on your learning throughout the course by reinforcing the key facts, terms and concepts from the AQA A-level Computer Science specification - Put the content into context with synoptic links between topics and exam tips on technique, mistakes to avoid and things to remember - Revise with confidence using 'Do you know?' questions at the end of each topic and synoptic questions at the end of each section
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My Revision Notes AQA A-Level Computer Science

Author: Bob Reeves

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471864901

Category: Computers

Page: 224

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With My Revision Notes you can: Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas where you need to improve your knowledge and understanding with advice, summaries and notes from expert authors Achieve your potential by applying computing terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics Improve your exam skills by tackling exam-style and self-testing questions
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Aqa as and a Level Computer Science

Author: P. M. Heathcote,R. Su Heathcote

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910523070

Category:

Page: 406

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Our new A Level textbook is written in the straightforward, easy-to-grasp style for which Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote are well-known. Each chapter in the book corresponds to roughly one lesson, and contains questions and exercises which can be done in class, as well as questions at the end of each chapter which can be set as homework. Answers to all questions are provided in downloadable pdf format available free to teachers from the PG Online website. This book is divided into twelve sections comprising 72 chapters, which together provide complete coverage of the new AS and A Level course. Two short appendices contain A Level content that could be taught in the first year of the course as an extension to related AS topics. The specification is written in such a way that AS and A Level students can be taught together. Programming solutions within the textbook are all written in pseudocode to suit all practical languages being taught alongside the theory. To accompany this textbook, PG Online also publishes a series of six downloadable teaching units. Each topic in a unit consists of a PowerPoint presentation, teacher's notes, worksheets, homework sheets and a final assessment test with exam-style questions. Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote both have years of experience as teachers, authors and examiners.
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A Level Computer Science for Aqa Unit 1

Author: Kevin Roy Bond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992753610

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Page: N.A

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This textbook covers sections 4.1 to 4.4 of AQA's A Level Computer Science specification for first teaching from September 2015. These sections cover the fundamentals of programming, data structures, algorithms, and the theory of computation. Fundamentals of programming: data types, programming concepts, arithmetic operations, relational operators, Boolean operations, constants and varibale, string-handling, random number generatio, exception handling, subroutines, parameters of subroutines, returning a value/values from a subroutine, local variables, global variables, role of stack frames in subroutine calls, recursive techniques, procedural-oriented programming, object-oriented programming. Fundamentals of data structures: data structures, single- and multi-dimensional arrays, fileds, records and files, abstract data types, queues, stacks, graphs, trees, hash tables, dictionaries, vectors. Fundamentals of algorithms: graph traversal (breadth-first, depth-first), tree-traversal (pre-order, in-order, post-order), Reverse Polish, searching algorithms (linear search, binary search, binary tree search), sorting algorithms(bubble sort, merge sort), optimisation algorithms (Dijkstra's shortest path algorithm). Theory of computation: abstraction and automation, following and writing algorithms, information hiding, procedural abstraction, functional abstraction, data abstraction, problem abstraction/reduction, decomposition, composition, automation, regular languages, finitest state machine with and without output, maths for regular expressions, regular expressions, regular language, context-free languages (BNF, syntax diagrams), classification of algorithms, maths for understanding Big-O notation, order of complexity, limits of computation, classification of algortihmic problems, computatble and non-computatable problems, halting problem, Turing machine.
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Aqa a Level Year 2 Computer Science

Author: P. M. Heathcote,R. Su Heathcote

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910523032

Category:

Page: 214

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Our new A Level Year 2 textbook is written in the straightforward, easy-to-grasp style for which Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote are well-known. Each chapter in the book corresponds to roughly one lesson, and contains questions and exercises which can be done in class, as well as questions at the end of each chapter which can be set as homework. Answers to all questions are provided in downloadable pdf format available free to teachers from the PG Online website. This book is divided into six sections comprising 36 chapters, which together provide complete coverage of the second year of the A Level course. Two short appendices contain A Level content that could be taught in the first year of the course as an extension to related AS topics. Programming solutions within the textbook are all written in pseudocode to suit all practical languages being taught alongside the theory. To accompany this textbook, PG Online also publishes a series of six downloadable teaching units. Each topic in a unit consists of a PowerPoint presentation, teacher's notes, worksheets, homework sheets and a final assessment test with exam-style questions. Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote both have years of experience as teachers, authors and examiners.
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Aqa as Level Computer Science 2nd Edition

Author: P. M. Heathcote,R. Su Heathcote

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910523063

Category:

Page: 196

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This second edition of the AS Computer Science textbook is written in the straightforward, easy-to-grasp style for which Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote are well-known. Each chapter in the book corresponds to roughly one lesson, and contains questions and exercises which can be done in class, as well as questions at the end of each chapter which can be set as homework. Answers to all questions are provided in downloadable pdf format available free to teachers from the PG Online website. This book is divided into six sections comprising 36 chapters, which together provide complete coverage of the new AS course and the first year of the full A Level course. The specification is written in such a way that AS and A Level students can be taught together. Programming solutions within the textbook are all written in pseudocode to suit all practical languages being taught alongside the theory. To accompany this textbook, PG Online also publishes a series of six downloadable teaching units. Each topic in a unit consists of a PowerPoint presentation, teacher's notes, worksheets, homework sheets and a final assessment test with exam-style questions. Pat Heathcote and Rob Heathcote both have years of experience as teachers, authors and examiners.
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A Level Computing for Aqa

Author: Bob Reeves,Dave Fogg

Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 9780340889503

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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This CD-ROM provides support material for use with the textbook - A level Computing for AQA - or other similar texts. It features customisable PowerPoint presentations, allowing whole-class teaching of key topics covered by the AQA A level specification. Word files are also incorporated, containing editable student worksheets and accompanying answers to extend theoretical and practical work. Two coursework sections, covering Modules 3 and 6 of the specification and providing the basis for documentation required at AS and A2 also feature. Finally, the authors have included answers to the summary and study questions featured in the accompanying student's book.
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AS Level Computing

Author: Pat M. Heathcote,S. Langfield

Publisher: Payne Gallway

ISBN: 9781904467717

Category: Computer science

Page: 200

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This book covers the first three modules of 'A' Level Computing course in a comprehensive but concise and readable manner. Each chapter covers material that can comfortably be taught in one or two lessons, and contains questions taken from recent examination papers. It covers the following topics: Module 1: Computer Systems, Programming and Network Concepts. Module 2: Principles of hardware, software and applications. Module 3: Practical Systems Development. -- Publisher description.
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'A' Level Computing

Author: P. M. Heathcote,Sylvia Langfield

Publisher: Payne Gallway

ISBN: 9781904467526

Category: Computer science

Page: 400

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This text has been bought the text up to date (especially the object-oriented programming and networking chapters, HTML and ASP, networking (TCP/IP and sun-nets) and coursework. It is arranged in five modules corresponding to the AQA specification. Exercises and questions from exam papers are given at the end of each chapter.
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Understanding Computing AS Level for AQA

Author: Ray Bradley

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748777037

Category: Computer science

Page: 336

View: 5827

This new student book is written by the author of the best-selling textbook Understanding Computer Science. Fully in line with the AQA AS Computing specification and thoroughly checked by an AQA examiner.
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Der Turing Omnibus

Eine Reise durch die Informatik mit 66 Stationen

Author: A.K. Dewdney

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642788726

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 5474

Der Turing Omnibus macht in 66 exzellent geschriebenen Beitr├Ągen Station bei den interessantesten Themen aus der Informatik, der Computertechnologie und ihren Anwendungen.
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AQA Computer Science for GCSE Student Book

Author: Steve Cushing

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471866211

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 7892

Build student confidence and ensure successful progress through GCSE Computer Science. - Builds students' knowledge and confidence through detailed topic coverage and key points - Instils a deeper understanding and awareness of computer science, and its applications and implications in the wider world - Develops knowledge and computational thinking skills with tasks featured throughout the book - Ensures progression through GCSE with regular assessment questions, that can be developed with supporting Dynamic Learning digital resources
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AQA GCSE Computer Science My Revision Notes 2e

Author: Steve Cushing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471886591

Category:

Page: 96

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Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner Steve Cushing. My Revision Notes for AQA GCSE Computer Science: Encourages active revision by combining topic coverage with a variety of 'Test Yourself' activities and formal exam-style questions Improves your exam technique through examiner tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid Provides opportunities to test and improve your computational thinking and programming skills for the final examinations Makes revision manageable by condensing topics into easy-to-revise chunks with handy end-of topic summaries Enables you to get exam ready with quick quizzes and answers to activities available online Helps you plan and pace your revision using the revision planner Improves your computing vocabulary by providing definitions of key terms
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