Computing Science: Hardware - Exemplar project and suggested learning approach


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
  • Date

    20 June 2012
  • Status

    Currently In Use
  • Type

    NQ Support Materials
    NQ Course material
  • Advice to Users

    Users should check that documents conform with current SQA Arrangements.

  • Author

    Education Scotland
  • Publisher

    Education Scotland

  • Copyright

    Crown Copyright

Please note

This advice and guidance has been produced to support the profession with the delivery of courses which are either new or which have aspects of significant change within the new national qualifications (NQ) framework.

The advice and guidance provides suggestions on approaches to learning and teaching. Practitioners are encouraged to draw on the materials for their own part of their continuing professional development in introducing new national qualifications in ways that match the needs of learners.

Practitioners should also refer to the course and unit specifications and support notes issued by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

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