First Term, Second Term and Third Term Scheme of Work Computer Studies (Information Technology) for JSS 1

 

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

FIRST TERM

 

TOPICS / CONTENTS

 

WEEK 1 – DIFFERENT INFORMATION AGE

I. Stone age, Iron age, Middle age, Industrial age, Electronic age, Information Age

II. State the Present Information Age

III. Identify the Tools associated with each Age.

 

WEEK 2 – HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERS 

I. Early counting devices – fingers, Stones, Sticks, Pebbles, Cowrie, Grains, etc

II. Mechanical Counting and Calculating Devices – Abacus, Slide rule, etc.

III. Electro – Mechanical counting devices – John Napier bone,
Blaise Pascal machine, Gottfried Leibnitz Machine, Joseph Jacquard Loom, Charles Babbage Analytical Machine and Phillip Emeagwali

IV. Electronic Counting Devices and Modern Computer – Herman Hollerith Punch Cards, John Von Neumann Machine

V. Modern Machine

 

WEEK 3 – GENERATIONS OF COMPUTERS 

Describe each Generation of Computer in Terms of –

I. Year of Development

II. Technology

III. Speed of operation

IV. Storage capacity

 

WEEK 4 – BASIC COMPUTER CONCEPT

I. Definition of Computer

II. Parts of a Computer System, e.g. Monitor, Keyboard, System Unit, Mouse, etc.

III. Category of the Parts of the Computer

IV. Description of a Computer as an Input and Output device.

WEEK 5 – DATA AND INFORMATION 

I. Meaning, Sources and examples of data and information

II. Qualities of a good information – Accurate, Comprehensive,

III. Meaningful, Relevant, Timely, Suitable etc.

 

WEEK 6 – INFORMATION TRANSMISSION 

I. Meaning of information transmission

II. Ancient methods of transmitting information – Oral, Fire lighting, Whistling, Beating drums, Town crying, Drawing diagrams, Making representations.

III. Modern methods of transmitting information – GSM, Radio, Television, Computer, etc

 

WEEK 7 – INFORMATION EVOLUTION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) 

I. Electronic ( define electronic devices with examples )

II. Non – Electronic ( define Non electronic devices with examples)

III. Mode of receiving information

  • Audio, e.g. Radio, GSM, etc.
  • Video, e.g. Pictures, Charts, etc.
  • Audio – Visual e.g. Television, Monitor, etc.

 

WEEK 8 – ICT APPLICATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE

I. Definition and Meaning of I C T

II. Uses of ICT

  • Communication
  • Timing and Control
  • Information processing and management etc.

III. ICT and the Society

 

WEEK 9 –

 

WEEK 10 – REVISION

 

WEEK 11 | 13 – REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

SECOND TERM

 

TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

WEEK 1 – REVISION / INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPUTER MONITOR 

I. Definition of computer monitor

II. Description of a monitor as an output device

III. Types of monitor : Monochrome and color monitor ( Define them).

IV. Identify the prompt and cursor

 

WEEK 2 – THE SYSTEM UNIT 

I. Internal features of the system unit and uses:

  • CPU and Its Components (CU, ALU and MM) – Define the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and List the Functions of Control Unit, Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU), Main Memory (MM)
  • Motherboard, Power Supply, Cooling Fan, etc.

II. External Features of the System Unit and Uses

  • List and Explain Functions of Some External Features
  • The power button, The reset button, The drives, The ports etc

 

WEEK 3 – COMPUTER ETHICS 

I. Definition of Computer Ethics

II. Computer Room Management Ethics – Maintaining Dust Free Environment, Appropriate Ventilation, Appropriate Lighting System, etc.

III. Laboratory rules and regulations – Arrange chairs and tables in a
Comfortable manner, arrange the computers and their peripherals in
An orderly manner, etc.

IV. Observe Computer Room Rules and Regulations

 

WEEK 4 – WORD PROCESSING I 

I. Definition of Word Processing

II. Definition of Word Processor

III. Uses of Word Processor

IV. Examples of Word Processor

V. Loading and Exiting Word Processor

 

WEEK 5 – WORD PROCESSING II 

I. Creating

II. Loading and Exiting word processor

III. Creating, Saving and Retrieving Files

 

WEEK 6 – DATA PROCESSING 

I. Definition

II. Data Processing Cycle

III. Stages of Data Processing – Data Gathering, Input Collection, Input Stage

 

WEEK 7 | 8 – FEATURES OF A COMPUTER 

State the Features of a Computer that makes it an Excellent Tool for Data –

I. Accuracy

II. Speed

III. Storage, etc

 

WEEK 9 – THE KEYBOARD AND ITS SECTIONS 

I. Definition of keyboard

II. Types of keyboard – Standard and Enhanced keyboard

 

WEEK 10 – SECTIONS OF THE KEYBOARD

List the sections of the keyboard

 

WEEK 11 | 12 – REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

SECOND TERM

TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

WEEK 1 – REVISION / DEFINITION OF COMPUTER PROCESSING

List it relative uses on the society

 

WEEK 2 – IMPORTANCE OF COMPUTER AS A TOOL FOR PROCESSING DATA 

I. Increase accuracy

II. Efficient storage facility

III. Fast access to information

IV. Handles repetitive task

 

WEEK 3 – THE DEVICE 

I. Define the Term Device

II. Classes of device – (List and Explain the Classes of Device)

  • Mechanical Device
  • Electrical Device
  • Electronic Device

 

WEEK 4 – TYPES OF COMPUTER

I. Definition of digital computer and examples

II. Definition of Analog computer and examples

III. Definition of Hybrid computer and examples

 

WEEK 5 – USES AND APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER 

Uses of computer in – Schools, Hospitals, Government offices, Banks, etc.

 

WEEK 6 – ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF COMPUTER

I. State the Advantages of Computer

II. Mention the Disadvantages of Computer

 

WEEK 7 | 8 – MASTERY OF THE KEYBOARD 

I. Definition of Keyboard

II. Types of Keyboard

III. Sections of the Keyboard

IV. Correct Sitting Position (Explain)

V. Using keyboard to type names, letter, etc.

 

WEEK 9 – SCREEN POINTING DEVICES 

I. Definition of Screen Pointing Devices

II. Types of Screen Pointing Devices – Mouse, Trackball, pointing Stick, Touch Pad, Joystick and Light Pen

 

WEEK 10 – MOUSE TECHNIQUES 

I. Define mouse techniques

II. Explain each mouse technique – Clicking, Double Click, Right Click, Drag and drop.

 

WEEK 11 – | 12 – REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

 

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