BTEC IT Unit 4 Programming Resources 

The BTEC IT Level 3 Unit 4 Programming is a mandatory unit for the Foundation Diploma and higher.

T​he Pearson 'Event Booking System' Authorised Assignment brief is one of the more challenging assignments from Pearson.

 

TheComputingTutor is pleased to announce the release of a full worked model Answer for the BTEC IT Unit 4 Programming Assignment 2.

 

This is a full worked answer for "The Event Booking System", including Procedures and Functions, If Else statements, While loops, Single and 2 Dimensional arrays, local and global variables and validation functions. 

The solution is available in Python, C# and VB.NET languages  as a basic console application and has been fully commented to aid understanding.

The C# and VB.NET solutions also include some limited Object Orientated Programming.

There is also a full Windows Forms GUI Event Driven solution written in VB.NET. This can be ported to C# and Tkinter if there is sufficient interest.

 

A sample of all programs and associated documentation are available in the downloads section at the bottom of the page.

 

In addition there is a Teacher Guide showing how the program is put together, that includes a flowchart as well as any design decision and assumptions.

 

You will have full access to the sheet and the source code  so you can see how it works and then use this to help guide your students.

If you are interested in buying the resources, the pricing information is given at the bottom of the page. Please email me for purchase information.

Learning Resources for Assignments 1 and 2 are now available!

The Unit 04 Assignments are relatively straightforward, except that there is a lot of content to cover which could get missed. As part of the new BTEC assessment procedures, assessors are not allowed to give students a list of tasks to cover to achieve a grade once the assignment is running. This means that learners can often forget to include key pieces of evidence, or to not provide evidence in the right format.

 

TheComputingTutor is pleased to announce the release of a full set of Learning Resources for the Edexel BTEC IT UNIT 4 - Programming. The resources are:

  • A full set of Student Guide Learning Resources for Learning Aims A, B and C

  • A Teacher presentation showing your students how to approach each of the Learning Aims

  • A Teacher resource document, with suggested hints and ideas for Unit delivery and how to structure the assignment content as well as group ideas for software programs

  • An editable PowerPoint and a printable PDF for each Student Guide

  • Seperate Student Guides for Pass, Merit and Distinction criteria

  • A tracking sheet for your students to monitor their own progress based on COMPLETE, IN PROGRESS and NOT STARTED for all tasks

 

Each Student Guide covers all the marking requirements for Pass criteria for Learning Aims A, B and C as well as showing extensive opportunities for where to include Merit and Distinction criteria evidence. The Student Guides are ideal for weaker candidates, or students struggling to organise their work, as it gives a simple, easy to follow checklist of all required Assignment criteria.

Each guide has references on every page to where the required content is covered in the 2016 Authorised Pearson textbook as well as continual assessment opportunities so students can identify the areas they are struggling with so you can support them where allowed.

You can use these learning resources for individual students who are finding the Assignment procedure challenging, or you can give the Guides to your entire group before they start each Assignment - the choice is yours. 

 

The Student Guides cover the required content headings, the actual material taught is entirely down to you. You have full control of each PowerPoint, so you can edit the slides and move them around to suit your teaching and the needs of your classroom.

These resources will help your learners to know exactly what they have to do to independently achieve their grades. Please note: this is not a theory resource; this resource focuses entirely on how to answer all the Assignment tasks.

If you are interested in buying the resources, purchase options are given below. Please email me for more details.

To download a small sample of the resource, please go to the downloads section.

Downloads

Documents included in the teaching resource sample download include:

  • 3x Teaching presentations, 1 each for Learning Aims A, B and C

  • 3x Students Guides, 1 each for Learning Aims A, B and C as an editable powerpoint

  • 3x Students Guides, 1 each for Learning Aims A, B and C as a read only PDF

  • 2x Student Checklists for Learning Aim A and Learning Aim B&C

  • 1x Student Tracking Document

  • 1x Teacher Notes with ideas and information about Unit Delivery.

In addition, documents in the code sample include:

  • 1x Technical Information about the Code Solution

  • 1x Code Solution with screenshots and sample code.

 

To view a free sample of all files available for the following resources click on the links below

 
 
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