In this lesson, we will introduce how the workplace has changed over time. This includes an overview of traditional and modern work practices; how flexibility is achieved through 24/7/365 availability; and how modern technology facilitates inclusivity and accessibility for all stakeholders.
Unit Overview: IT and the world of work
In this lesson, we will broaden our knowledge and understanding of accessibility issues and how technology supports individuals' access to the modern working world. We will investigate the tools available for those with visual and hearing impairments by evaluating accessibility tools and design. We will also explore the value of collaboration within working teams and consider how the tools available for those with a disability facilitate inclusivity in the workplace.
In this lesson, we will prepare for the workplace by evaluating good communication practice. We will differentiate between the language used with peers online and that used with colleagues in order to develop a positive online presence within the workplace.
In this lesson, we will investigate the purpose of cloud computing. This will support the development of knowledge about the different services offered by providers of cloud computing and look at how they may or may not be an advantage to business.
In this lesson, we will learn about the methods of constructing personal networks. This is an essential skill if we are to continue into the workforce as a remote worker.
In this lesson, we will consider the benefits and drawbacks of working remotely on physical and mental well-being.