analyse | discuss | evaluate | examine | to what extent | compare | contrast | define | describe | distinguish | explain | identify

analyse

discuss

evaluate

examine

to what extent


compare

Describe two (or more) situations and present the similarities between them. In ITGS the phrase “describe the similarity between …” will be used instead of compare.

  • Describe one similarity between an Intranet and the Internet. (2 marks)
  • Describe one similarity between freeware and shareware (2 marks)

contrast

describe two (or more) situations and present the differences between them. In ITGS the phrase “describe the difference between …” will be used instead of “contrast”.

  • Describe one difference between a flat-file database and a relational database. (2 marks)
  • Describe one difference between freeware and shareware (2 marks)

define

give a clear and precise meaning of a given word, term or concept.
  • Define the term data redundancy. (2 marks)
  • Define the term teleworking (2 marks)

describe

present the characteristics of a particular topic.
  • Describe one use of information technology in a dentist’s office. (2 marks)

distinguish

make clear the differences between two or more concepts/terms.
  • Distinguish between a computer model and a computer simulation. (3 marks)

explain

describe, giving reasons.
  • Explain one way that facial recognition technology can assist an airline traveller. (3 marks)

identify

recognize and state briefly a distinguishing fact or feature.
  • Identify the protocol used to transmit web pages. (1 mark)