This advice and guidance provides an exemplar project and suggested learning and teaching approaches that may give learners the opportunity to carry out, research and gain understanding of computer systems and hardware technology.
The suggested learning and teaching approaches and materials could be used as guidance and may be applied to a number of areas within the Computer Science course.
The exemplar project structure allows learners to demonstrate their understanding through a number of collaborative tasks and the development of a contemporary solution.
Curriculum area / Subject
- National 4 (Computing Science)
Level / Stage
- National 4
Date20 June 2012
StatusCurrently In Use
TypeNQ Support Materials
NQ Course material
Advice to Users
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