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TRIANGLE in Action
Guide at a Glance
Timeline for SL and HL
Global Tagging System
Diigo and Facebook
STRAND 1: Social & Ethical Considerations
STRAND 2 Applications to Specific Scenarios
STRAND 3: IT Systems
ITGS and TOK
Collaboration 'G' is for 'Global'
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IA: PROJECT [SL and HL
OCC Special Event Project
SL PAPER 1 & HL PAPER 1
OCC Special Event Paper 1
HL/SL PAPER 2 (common)
Guidance on Paper 2
OCC Special Event Paper 2
CASE STUDY and HL P3
2017 Wearable Technology
2016 Smart Homes
2015 Investigation BIG DATA
2014 Cobb Publishing
2013 Red Dragon Taxi
2012 Theatre Booking System
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Strand 2 Index
STRAND 2: Application to specific scenarios
BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT
Examples ref ITGS Guide: first exams 2012 (Pg 23)
"Banks, including ATM (automatic teller machines), EFT (electronic funds transfer),
hotels, supermarkets, travel agencies."
Online businesses (e-commerce)
"Working practices such as teleworking and home working."
"Airline reservation systems, navigation, package tracking, traffic control systems,
IT systems in cars."
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Distance learning over large areas
Hospitals, prisons, retirement homes, schools.
Use of IT in teaching and learning
Educational software, online research and forums, virtual learning environments (VLE), e-books, Web 2.0 educational networks,
use of mobile devices, game-based learning, fully immersive environments, filtering and monitoring of students’ internet use, 1-to-1, m-learning.
Hardware and network technologies in the classroom
Laptop computers, handheld devices, interactive whiteboards.
Provision for special needs
Inclusive software, Braille keyboards, accessibility.
Record-keeping of staff and finances, libraries, student records, EDI (electronic data interchange).
Modelling and simulations
Climate change, forecasting natural events or demographic changes.
Sensors, probes, real-time data collection.
Remote sensing devices, satellite imagery, tagging.
Mapping, virtual globes
Geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), cell/mobile phone tracking, online journey planning, online maps.
Development, disposal and recycling of IT equipment, monitoring organizations such as the Basel Action Network.
Use of non-renewable resources for manufacturing components, electrical consumption of IT systems.
Diagnostic and therapeutic tools
Surgery, prosthetic devices, diagnostic technology, rehabilitation, patient monitoring, individualized IT solutions for disabled people, accessibility.
Medical information, administration, marketing and sales
Medical advice, e-prescriptions, telemedicine, electronic health records, international health cards.
Global collaboration, database for the Human Genome Project, improving patient rehabilitation.
Psychological and physical considerations
Internet addiction, repetitive strain injury (RSI), ergonomics.
2.5 HOME AND LEISURE
Homes and home networks
IT management of home systems: for example, lighting, security, entertainment centres.
Films, photographs, music, arts, online and digital games, gambling, virtual worlds.
Chat rooms, messaging, blogging, file sharing, wikis.
Published and broadcast information
Books, newspapers, digital radio and TV, e-books, podcasts.
Monitoring organizations such as the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
Hardware, software and networks
Portable digital devices and their ability to remotely control other devices, IT-enabled appliances.
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
Online campaigning, voting, lobbying, fund-raising and advertising.
Government information sites
For example, travel warnings, tourist information, environmental information and warnings, government policies, city government websites.
Access to, and updating of, personal information held on government databases
Collection, storage and updating of personal data: for example, driving licence, TV licence, tax returns, passport applications and renewals,
medical records, military service records, social security information, online police records.
Government control and use of information
Censorship, data matching across agencies, archiving, biometric data, national identity cards.
Law and order
Police surveillance, terrorist monitoring, DNA data.
Cyberwarfare, smart weapons, espionage, battlefield technology.
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