Graphics ICT

GCSE Graphic ICT 2016-17

Course title: Level 1 & 2 Cambridge National

award in Creative iMedia

Exam board:

OCR

Specification code:

J817

How will students be assessed?
Coursework = 75% of total GCSE qualification
Examination = 25 % of total GCSE qualification

Students produce coursework that consists of three externally set projects, will sit a formal, externally set one and a quarter hour examination at the end of the course in Year 11.

Half term Key content – higher
        1

4 weeks

 

 

3 weeks

Unit R082: Creating digital graphics
Export the digital graphic in an appropriate format for print use, web use, multimedia use
How to use version control when creating a digital graphic
Review a digital graphic against a specific brief
Identify areas in a digital graphic for improvement and further development
(e.g. cropping, rotating, brightness, contrast, levels, colour adjustment

Use serif software to create a working eportfolio
Convert all evidence to PDF format
Add evidence to eportfolio
Create sub pages as required to add supporting evidence
17th  October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

        2

 

7 weeks

Unit R087: Creating interactive multimedia products
Where are interactive multimedia products used?
Key elements of design.
Hardware, software and peripherals research.
Limitations.
File formats.
Interpretation of client requirements.
Target audience requirements.
Production of a work plan.
Planning of the structure and features.
Production of visualisation diagrams.
Identification of assets and resources.
Creation of a test plan.
Legislation.
Sourcing assets.
Create and re-purpose assets.
Storing assets.

Mock Exams commence 9th  December until 16th  December

term 3  

Unit R087: Creating interactive multimedia products  (3 weeks)

Creation of interactive multimedia product.
Set up of interaction and playback controls.
Save and export the product.
Review the website and identify areas for improvement and further development.

Unit R085: Creating a multipage website  (4 weeks)

The purpose and component features of a multipage website.
The devices used to access web pages.
Methods of internet connection.
Client requirements for a multipage website.
Understanding target audience requirements.
Work plan production.
Creation of a site map.
Production of a visualisation diagram.
Identification of assets.
Identification of resources.
Preparation of assets
Creation of a test plan.
Legislation.
9th  January data collection (mock grade, PEG and ATL)

16th  February Parents Evening

4

 

6 weeks

Unit R085: Creating a multipage website

Creation of folder structure
Source and import assets.
Creation of a master page.
Create a multi page website using web authoring software.
Add assets to web pages.
Create a navigation system.
Save and publish the multipage website.
Review the website and identify areas for improvement and further development.

20th  March data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

5

5 weeks

Exam preparation
6

7 weeks

Exam preparation