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Timing and resources

Time: 2 weeks

Syllabus: pages 18–25 Section 8.2

Software/course specifications: pages 15–16

Texts: Heinemann IPT Prelim—G. K. Powers (chapter 8)

Syllabus outcomes

P1.1 Describes the nature of information processes and information technology

P5.1 Selects and ethically uses computer based and non-computer based resources and tools to process information

P6.1 Analyses and describes an identified need

P6.2 Generates ideas, considers alternatives and develops solutions for a defined need

Students learn to:

1.Basic features

(a)Define a graphic and a computer graphic.

(b)Describe the reasons for using a graphic and the purposes of a sign, logo, chart and diagram.

(c)Explain the meaning of a pixel and resolution.

(d)Import a piece of clip art into a document.

(e)Capture a graphic from paper, digital camera, video camera or the Internet.

(f)Create a graphic using a paint and a draw program.

(g)Outline the advantages of a graphic created in a paint program and a draw program.

(h)Describe and use some of the common graphic tools and techniques.

2.Modifying a graphic

(a)Select a graphic to be moved or edited:

paint program: select a region using a selection rectangle or a lasso.

draw program: choose the object by clicking the interior or border. Select multiple objects.

(b)Move a selected graphic to a particular position—drag and use rulers/grids to position exactly.

(c)Crop a graphic so that only part of the graphic is visible.

(d)Resize a graphic—smaller and larger.

(e)Distort a graphic—stretching, tilting, flipping and rotating a picture.

3.Bit-mapped graphic

(a)Define a bit-mapped graphic and describe its uses.

(b)Explain the relationship between memory and a bit-mapped graphics resolution—bit mapping.

(c)Calculate the size of a graphic given information about its resolution and tones/colours.

(d)Create a bit-mapped graphic using a painting program.

(e)Edit a bit-mapped graphic using a painting program: aliasing, anti-aliasing.

(f)Identify some common bit-mapped file storage formatsBMP, PCX, TIF, JPG, GIF.

4.Vector graphic

(a)Define a vector graphic and describe its uses.

(b)Create a vector graphic using a drawing program.

(c)Edit a vector graphic using a drawing program: delete, move and copy objects.

(d)Resize, distort, rotate and flip objects.

(e)Overlap at least two objects.

(f)Align objects with one another

(g)Group and ungroup objects together as if they were a single object.

(h)Identify some common vector file storage formats.


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