Students learn about:
Students learn to: 
  • displaying-the method by which information is output from the system to meet a purpose 
  • hardware for displaying
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  • software for display
    • interfaces for hardware display devices
    • display features in applications packages, including:
      • reporting
      • formatting
      • spacing
      • merging
      • tables
      • charts
  • non-computer tools:
    • traditional methods for displaying the different types of data
  • social and ethical issues associated with displaying
    • communication skills of those presenting displays
    • past, present and emerging trends in displays
    • appropriate displays for a wide range of audiences, including:
      • standards for display for the visually impaired
      • displays suitable for young children

  • choose and justify the most appropriate method for displaying information given a particular set of circumstances
  • describe the operation of display hardware
  • use a range of hardware and software combinations to display different types of information
  • format a text document with appropriate use of fonts, spacing and layout for printed and screen displays
  • design and develop a simple web page
  • generate reports for display within a database
  • mail-merge information from a database into another application for display
  • create audio, image and video displays with presentation software
  • compare and contrast displays created without a computer to those created with a computer
  • identify, discuss and appreciate the widespread use of non-computer methods of displaying information design a display for a wide variety of users