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PC Training & BUSINESS CoLLEGE
FACULTY OF MEDIA, INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
BSc IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 622
2ND SEMESTER ASSIGNMENT
Name & Surname: _________________________________ ICAS No: _________________
Qualification: ______________________ Semester: _____ Module Name: __________________________
Date Submitted: ___________
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA MARK
MARKS FOR CONTENT
QUESTION ONE 25
QUESTION TWO 15
QUESTION THREE 20
QUESTION FOUR 20
TOTAL MARKS 80
MARKS FOR TECHNICAL ASPECTS
1. TABLE OF CONTENTS
Accurate numbering according to the numbering in text
and page numbers.
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3 Main body with subheadings
2.4 Conclusions and recommendations
3. The length of the entire assignment must have minimum of 5 pages. Preferably typed with
font size 12
3.1 The quality of work submitted is more important than the number of assigned pages.
4. Copying is a serious offence which attracts a severe penalty and must be avoided at all
costs. If any learner transgresses this rule, the lecturer will retain the assignments and
ask the affected learners to resubmit a new assignment which will be capped at 50%.
5. Use the Harvard referencing method.
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QUESTIONS [80 MARKS]
QUESTION ONE [25 MARKS]
1.1 Define the term system architecture. Define the term scalability, and explain why it is important
to consider scalability in system design. (5)
1.2 Explain the concept of a GUI and a switchboard. How does a GUI design differ from a characterbased
screen design? (4)
1.3 Describe seven principles for a user-centered interface design. (14)
1.4 Describe six types of user interface controls, and provide an example of how you could use each
type in a data entry screen. (12)
QUESTION TWO [15MARKS]