CIE A Level 2022 (9618) Computing Teaching Resources & Revision Material

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A Level Document Reference

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Information representation

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1.3

Data representation

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1.2

Multimedia


1.3

Compression

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Communication

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2.1

Networks including the internet

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Hardware

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3.1

Computers and their components

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3.2

Logic gates and circuits

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Processor fundamentals

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4.1

CPU architecture

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4.2

Assembly language


4.3

Bit manipulation

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System software

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5.1

Operating system

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5.2

Language translators


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Security, privacy and data integrity

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6.1

Data security

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6.2

Data integrity

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Ethics and ownership

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8

Database and data modelling

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8.1

Database concepts

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8.2

Database Management System (DBMS)

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8.3

Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML)

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Algorithm design and problem-solving

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9.1

Computational thinking skills


9.2

Algorithms

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Data types and structures

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10.1

Data types and records

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10.2

Arrays

32. Arrays, tuples and records                       

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10.3

Files

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Introduction to Abstract Data Types (ADT)

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Programming

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11.1

Programming basics

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11.2

Constructs

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11.3

Structured programming

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Software development

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12.1

Product development lifecycle

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12.2

Program design

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12.3

Program testing and maintenance

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13

Data representation

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13.1

User-defined data types

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13.2

File organisation and access

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13.3

Floating point numbers, representation and manipulation

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14

Communication and Internet technologies

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14.1

Protocols

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14.2

Circuit switching, packet switching

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Hardware and Virtual machines

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15.1

Processors, parallel processing and Virtual machines

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15.2

Boolean algebra

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System software

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16.1

Purposes of an operating system (OS)

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16.2

Translation software

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17

Security

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17.1

Encryption, encryption protocols and digital certificates

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Artificial intelligence

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Artificial intelligence

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19

Computational thinking and problem-solving

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19.1

Algorithms

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19.2

Recursion

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20

Further programming

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20.1

Programming paradigms

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20.2

File processing and exception handling

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