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GCE MARKING SCHEME
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS
TECHNOLOGY (NEW) AS/Advanced
JANUARY 2010

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INTRODUCTION
The marking schemes which follow were those used by WJEC for the January 2010
examination in GCE INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (NEW). They were
finalised after detailed discussion at examiners' conferences by all the examiners involved in the
assessment. The conferences were held shortly after the papers were taken…

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IT1
1(a) One mark per answer
Reduces the amount of hard disk space / less memory required - NOT less space Lessens the
chance of entry errors / easier to validate / greater consistency. Faster to search. NOT Easier to
code data than to type the whole word. NOT anything…

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2 2(b) Any two from:
x 2 (Cost must
match example to get 2 marks and examples must relate to context and differ) Financial: Cost of
posting letters to parents on an annual basis to check whether their data is correct. Time: Time
taken to enter data / time taken…

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3 5 3 x (1 mark for advantage, 1 mark for context/example)
x 2 Repetitive
processing: carrying out the same task to the same standard repeatedly (consistency), e.g.
Processing the payroll run on a computer for a large organisation. Speed of processing: carrying
out many complex computer calculations in a…

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GCE MARKING SCHEME
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS
TECHNOLOGY (NEW) AS/Advanced
JANUARY 2010

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INTRODUCTION
The marking schemes which follow were those used by WJEC for the January 2010
examination in GCE INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (NEW). They were
finalised after detailed discussion at examiners' conferences by all the examiners involved in the
assessment. The conferences were held shortly after the papers were taken…

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IT1
1(a) One mark per answer
Reduces the amount of hard disk space / less memory required - NOT less space Lessens the
chance of entry errors / easier to validate / greater consistency. Faster to search. NOT Easier to
code data than to type the whole word. NOT anything…

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2 2(b) Any two from:
x 2 (Cost must
match example to get 2 marks and examples must relate to context and differ) Financial: Cost of
posting letters to parents on an annual basis to check whether their data is correct. Time: Time
taken to enter data / time taken…

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3 5 3 x (1 mark for advantage, 1 mark for context/example)
x 2 Repetitive
processing: carrying out the same task to the same standard repeatedly (consistency), e.g.
Processing the payroll run on a computer for a large organisation. Speed of processing: carrying
out many complex computer calculations in a…

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