COMPUTER AND THE SOCIETY THE USE OF COMPUTERS BY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE SOCIETY 

Subject :

Computer Studies

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Topic :

COMPUTER AND THE SOCIETY

SUB-Topic (s):

  1. Small Scale Applications of Computer in the Society

  2. Large Scale Applications of Computer in the Society

Class :

Primary 6 /Basic 6

Term :

Third Term

Week :

Week 2

Instructional Materials :

Pictures of people using computers

Digital watch

Automatic door lock

Pictures of Drones

Picture Charts

Wall charts

Cardboard

 

Previous Knowledge :

Pupils have been taught how to use computer software to draw free shapes

 

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  1. mention the various uses of computer softwares and hardwares by small business owners and how they use computers in their daily business

  2. mention the use of computers by large and big companies for their day to day activities

  3. Say the importance or benefits of using computers at both small scale and large scale level

Reference Materials 

  • Online Resource Materials
  • Various Textbooks on Information Communication Technology (ICT) Book 6
  • Lagos State Upper Primary Scheme of Work For Primary 6

 

Content :

COMPUTER AND THE SOCIETY

SUB-Topic (s):
1. Small Scale Applications of Computer in the Society
2. Large Scale Applications of Computer in the Society

Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
1. mention small scale application of computer in the society;
2. mention large scale application of computer in the

The use of computers in our day to day activities cannot be over emphasized as we make use of Computer and computer applications in our various aspects of human activity.

In fact, most professions have application software written specifically for them to solve certain tasks.
Architects have the AUTOCAD software that aid in the design of building and other structures.
Accountants have PEACHTREE software that help them to compute and do thorough accounting work with little or no errors.

THE USE OF COMPUTERS BY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE SOCIETY

  1. The use of calculators by small business owners

  2. Digital Wrist watches replacing clock.

  3. Word Processing replacing manual typewriting.

  4. Automatic door locks replacing manual locks.

  5. The use of CCTV cameras instead of using members of OPC as security guards at filling stations

  6. Automatic Gates in houses replacing manual gates.

  7. Automatic traffic control system replacing human traffic wardens.

8.Computer Desktop Publishing in printing presses to reduce printing stress and processes.

  1. The use of POS machines at malls and supermarkets instead of going there with cash

  2. Computer aided animation in the entertainment and TV broadcasting.

  3. Video Projection for presentation replacing manual papers.

  4. Digital and Video phones replacing analogue telephones.

LARGE SCALE APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER OF THE SOCIETY

1.Most aeroplanes can be placed on Auto pilot which is powered by advanced computer software and hardware

  1. Satellite communications and transmission like CNN, Weather Forecasting, TV Broadcasting, Satellite TV eg GOTV, DSTV

  2. Office Automation like Word Processing Electronic mail, Internet.

  3. Space SHUTTLE services

  4. Robotics in engineering and in the hospitality industry like Hotels, restaurants or hospitals.

  5. Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) that is used to withdraw money from various ATM machines

  6. Global electronic air ticketing system.

  7. Global Telephone and Global System FOR Mobile Communication.

  8. Oil Exploration and Drilling Operations In Remote Oil Rig in the seashore

  9. Computer Chips Manufacturing firms.
    Presentation

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1: The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2. He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

Evaluation :

  1. Mention small scale application of computer in the society;
  2. Mention large scale application of computer in the society.

Conclusion :

 

The class teacher gives a brief note and he goes round to mark

 

Assignment :

Read about various career opportunities in computer in preparation for our next lesson


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