# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Senior Secondary 1

Data and information

Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Class: Senior Secondary School 1

Age: 15 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 2 periods each

Date:

Subject:      Computer Studies and ICT

Topic:-       Data and information

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

1. Define data
2. Highlight the types and classifications of data
3. Give examples of data
4. State the sources of data

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Videos, loud speaker, pictures, Data Processing for senior Secondary Education by Hiit Plc, WAPB Computer Studies for Senior Secondary I by Adekunle et al, On-line Materials.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1-2

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY STUDENT’S ACTIVITY STEP 1 INTRODUCTION The teacher reviews the previous lesson on the components of hardware and software Students pay attention STEP 2 EXPLANATION He explains the meaning of data, highlights the types and classifications of data Students pay attention and participates STEP 3 DEMONSTRATION He gives examples of data and state their sources Students pay attention and participate STEP 4 NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a summarized note on the board The students copy the note in their books

NOTE

DATA AND INFORMATION

Data is raw, unorganized or unprocessed facts that need to be processed. Data can be something simple and seemingly random and useless until it is organized.

TYPES OF DATA

• Qualitative data: is a descriptive information (it describes something).
• Quantitative data: is a numerical information.

CLASSIFICATION OF QUANTITATIVE DATA

• Continuous data
• Discrete data

EXAMPLES OF DATA

1. Numbers
2. Name of a thing, place or animal
3. Words
4. Measurements/Descriptions of things

SOURCES OF DATA

1. Television
2. Internet
3. Articles
4. Government documents
5. Newspapers and Magazines
6. Textbooks

EVALUATION:    1. Define data

1. Highlight the types and characteristics of data
2. State some common examples of data
3. Mention three sources of data

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation