A Level AQA

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Unit 12: OOP and functional programming

AQA Paper 2

 
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Summary

The unit is subdivided into six topics plus a test. It is a theoretical unit covering all of sections 4.1.2.3 on Object-oriented programming, 4.12 on Fundamentals of functional programming and 4.11 on Big Data. The first two lessons cover the basics of object-oriented programming and object-oriented design principles, with practical examples in Python and VB.net.

The three following lessons take the form of a tutorial in Haskell, a functional programming language, accompanied by theory to enable students to answer exam questions on this topic.

The final lesson describes examples of Big Data, its application and benefits in areas such as healthcare and medicine, business, communication and many other fields.

What's included?

The A Level units have been written to satisfy the specification for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the AQA 7517 Computer Science AS Level. Each unit contains:

  • PowerPoint slides for each topic
  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
  • Python, VB and Haskell coded solutions and examples
  • Other material and links to online resources

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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    This unit consists of six topics, each more substantial than a single lesson and intended to be covered over the course of a week.

    • Topic 1: Basic concepts of Object Oriented Programming
    • Topic 2: Object oriented design principles
    • Topic 3: Functional programming
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    • Topic 4: Function application
    • Topic 5: Lists in functional programming
    • Topic 6: Big Data
    • End of unit assessment

    There are six worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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