Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Information and Communication Technology


A Case Study in Problem Solving

A Case Study in Problem Solving

Maintaining and developing new and existing technologies requires the use of solid problem solving techniques. In this programme, we explain the system of problem solving methodologies that have been devised to assist people in creating...Show More
Amy Lowry: Technical Analyst

Amy Lowry: Technical Analyst

Amy Lowry of Alchemy Technical Services discusses her role as a technical analyst.
Anita May Goulding: Adobe Strategic Developer

Anita May Goulding: Adobe Strategic Developer

Interview with Anita May Goulding from Adobe about strategic development.
Dana Doherty: Software Developer at Learning Pool

Dana Doherty: Software Developer at Learning Pool

Software designer Dana Doherty discusses her work at Learning Pool.
Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Incredibly large volumes of data are generated on a daily basis. Within that data hides information that can prove extremely valuable on a social, economic, political or environmental level. But to unearth the ‘gold’ the data needs to be...Show More
Designing on Screen

Designing on Screen

Design is a wide ranging discipline that encompasses art, engineering, communications, web design, graphic design and many other areas. The use of information and communications technology can assist graphic designers throughout the design...Show More
Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Even the most experienced programmers use simple visual models and techniques to plan an effective algorithmic solution. In this video, students are introduced to the IPO model and flowcharts as two such methods to abstract unnecessary...Show More
Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Using the analogy problem of washing dirty dishes, this video explores the IPO model and pseudocode as tools to guide computational thinking. Students of lower secondary digital technologies will understand how using pseudocode can be an...Show More
Developing a Website

Developing a Website

Website design and development is an exciting, highly creative industry that continues to grow at a rapid rate. This interview-led programme looks at the key considerations involved when developing a website. It looks at: internet basics;...Show More
Development and Deployment

Development and Deployment

The mobile app revolution has greatly enhanced the user experience and changed the way we interact with technology. It is a booming industry with great opportunities for developers with an idea for an app. Once research and planning has been...Show More
Display Screen Equipment

Display Screen Equipment

Like many things that used to be considered sage but turned out to be dangerous. Like many things that used to be considered safe but turned out to be dangerous—leaded petrol, glow in the dark paint or social media—display screens can have a...Show More
Education

Education

This video takes a look at what education look like in the year 2030 with expert Sugata Mitra providing insight.
Energy

Energy

A look at how will we be making and using energy in 2030 with expert Juda Stowborough providing insight.
Episode 1: The Great Levelling?

Episode 1: The Great Levelling?

Has the web lived up to its early dreams of empowering us all with global, quick and free information? Building on its countercultural roots, how much is web culture challenging our notions of ownership, value and creative freedom? Online...Show More
Episode 2: Enemy of the State?

Episode 2: Enemy of the State?

What is the impact of the web on global politics? Information disseminated through social networks is being used as a weapon in the battle between the individual and authority across the world. While that struggle for freedom captures the...Show More
Episode 3: The Cost of Free

Episode 3: The Cost of Free

Businesses have colonised the Web and found ingenious ways to make money, but has it come at a cost to our culture and privacy? What lessons did retailers such as Amazon learn from the gold rush years of the dotcom bubble? How did Google forge...Show More
Episode 4: Homo Interneticus?

Episode 4: Homo Interneticus?

Is the Web rewiring our brains and our relationships? In the last five years we have witnessed the meteoric rise of social networks, but the technical structure that underpins this also exposes us to huge amounts of information - more than we...Show More
Facilitators Guide

Facilitators Guide

Emer Maguire presents a teachers guide into what the fourth Industrial Revolution is and how we should prepare our students for new jobs that will exist in the year 2030.
Food

Food

A short video providing insight into how our food be grown in 2030, with Tim Benton providing industry knowledge.
Getting into Games

Getting into Games

The game making industry is a hugely successful and rapidly growing industry offering good potential employment for students. A bewildering range of games is available. The scope of games and game related software is broadening into many areas of...Show More
Health

Health

This video explores what medical advances we could make by the year 2030 with guest speaker Professor Richard Kennedy providing insight.
Health and Safety Issues in ICT

Health and Safety Issues in ICT

It’s probably not immediately obvious to the average teenager – or many adults for that matter – but moderate to heavy computer use brings with it a number of areas of risk when it comes to health and safety. This programme covers a wide...Show More
Home

Home

Emer Maguire and Phillip Oldfield provide insight into what smart technology we use at home and the potential uses by 2030.
How do Computers Think?

How do Computers Think?

Introducing the concepts of abstraction, decomposition, algorithm design and pattern recognition, this video gets inside the ‘mind’ of a computer to understand why computational thinking this is a crucial first step to designing a successful...Show More
How Do Operating Systems Work?

How Do Operating Systems Work?

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of the hard working operating system. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how an operating system interacts with various other...Show More