Purpose of different document types

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BTEC First Diploma Using ICT to Present Information

Assignment 1: Understanding the purpose of different document types

Student Name: ___________________________ Deadline: Week of 15/10/07 Date handed in: ________________ Grading Criteria It is possible to achieve the following grading criteria from this assignment. BTEC Grading Criteria

P1

. Describe the structure and purpose of different documents, one from each document type

P2.

Describe the different types and sources of information and ways of checking its validity Tick Date Key Skills C2.1a C2.1a

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BTEC First Diploma Using ICT to Present Information

Assignment 1: Understanding the purpose of different document types

This assignment is designed to test your knowledge of different document types available and the types of information that can be included within them.

Please answer each question carefully.

Documents can be divided into six basic types. These are: Short formal documents Extended formal documents Graphical documents Promotional documents Presentations Informal documents

Tasks

1) [P1] a) Describe the structure and purpose of

one

example document from

each type

listed above . You may add an annotated example of each of the documents if this helps your explanations b) Describe, using examples, the difference between informal and formal document types 2) [P2] a) Describe what is meant by the terms ‘structured’ and ‘unstructured’ information b) Describe

three different

ICT sources c) Describe

three different

non-ICT sources d) Describe 3 ways of checking the

validity

of information gathered from these sources Set by:

Jude Lawani

verified by:

Angela Russell

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