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Unit Overview: IT and the world of work

Lessons:

6 lessons

The modern world of work

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.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 9m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Change enablers, accessibility

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.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 7m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

The skills required

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.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 9m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Why cloud computing?

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.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 6m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript