Posts Tagged ‘homework’

Int 2 IS Homework – Tennis Essay

Please finish your tennis player essay for Tuesday 9th Feb

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Free Web Resources for Homework

Edinburgh City Libraries have just launched a homework help section on their website:

It consists of a page with direct links to their free online resources such as Britannica Student, Who’s Who, Know UK and much much more.

The site contains a page with links to fantastic web resources organised by school topic. Pupils can also email queries or use or Enquire service which allows them to “chat” to a librarian online 24/7.

Homework: Wii Tennis Challenge, tennis scoring system

Find out why tennis uses an odd scoring system e.g. 15-0, 30-0, 40-0, Deuce etc.

Write a short paragraph to explain why this system is used.

Due Date: Tues 26 January

Homework: High Level Languages

Complete Q3-6 (Int 2) or Q3-8 (Higher) of High Level Languages Exerise 1 on the wiki:

Homework: Tennis Information Systems

We are going to be looking at the functions of an organisational information system using the context of the Australian Open in tennis.

Tonight’s homework requires some research:

Who are the top 5 men’s tennis players in the world according to the Men’s Tennis ATP Rankings?

Who are the top 5 women’s tennis players in the world according to the Women’s Tennis ATP Rankings?

How do you think these rankings are calculated.

Homework is due for Wednesday 20th January
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Homework: Maintenance (H/Int 2)

  1. Name and describe three types of maintenance.
  2. Which of the three maintenance activities generally has most time associated with it?
  3. Why is documentation of previous stages important at the maintenance stage?
  4. Describe how a programmer moving to a different company might affect maintenance.
  5. What is the potential impact on maintenance when an application is brand new?
  6. Apple announce the release a new operating system. In what way might this affect maintenance.
  7. What should advice would you give to a software development company to ensure that their programmers develop more maintainable code?

Homework is due for Wednesday 20th January
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Homework: Games Design (1T2)

Design a simple computer game:

  1. What is the title?
  2. What is the general idea of the game?
  3. How will the player make the controls work?
  4. How does the score work?
  5. How will the player win?

Homework is due for Monday 25th January
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