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    Im talking the AQA ICT Unit 4 paper tomoz... r any of u??

    There just seems to be sooo many bloody policy's to learn, security policy, information systems policy, disaster policy, IT strategy policy etc etc...

    I'm just hopeing all goes well.. after a good coursework grade (A) it would be soo annoying to have a bad exam!!
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    i got it tomorrow. i know what you mean about all the policies in practice papers i some times mess up on those questions. ict 4 is the worst out of all 6 units just hope it goes well
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    k it wasnt as bad as I first thought it might be - still pretty tricky tho!!!

    The essay question looked fine at first, but then I struggled to find enough content for 20 marks.. I just chatted on about the different levels of all the stated uses - op,tact,strategic, what kinda of information they use/require and whether they were skill-based or task-based. Then I recommended a training method and support method for each.

    I thought most of the shorter questions were fine, but I find with IT, you never really know exactly what the mark scheme is looking for..

    I think unit 5 on friday will be harder.

    what kinda stuff did you write about?
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    pretty much wrote the same sort of thing as you looked at each bullet point wwhat sort of trainng and support they required why that method is an advantage. i found that the essay questionwas a bit tricky dont thing i did enough for the highest marks possible. the smaller questions were ok the secuirty policies one threw me a bit but thing i done ok on it. As you say its hard to tell exactly what they want from you as mark schemes seem to be vague.

    i think that i will do bteer on friday as im strong with unit 5 when doing practice papers i generally get around the 70 mark.

    did you find any of the smaller questions hard?
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    i found it very hard.. im really crap at ict
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    ya it was hard... don't forget if everyone in the country found it hard, they will lower the mark boundaries etc so that a certain proportion get A's, B's, C's etc.

    how did you do in your coursework?? Hopefully if you did well in that, it should push you up a grade or two..

    Sorry I forgot, is coursework 40% of the A2 mark? Which would mean that each exam is worth 30%??
 
 
 
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