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CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATEВ® EXAM
ELECTRONIC RECORD PREPARATION AND MANAGEMENT
STANDARD PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT
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The General Proficiency Electronic Doc Preparation and Management (EDPM) examination exists in May/June each year. There were a candidate entry of approximately 12 600 and 86 % of the applicants earned Levels IвЂ’III. The mean report for the examination was 135 away of two hundred fifity marks. This is the final assessment based on the syllabus which has been released in the year 2003 and 1st examined in 2005. The revised syllabus, released to get teaching coming from September 2012, will be reviewed for the first time in May/June 2014.
Paper 01 вЂ“ Methodized Questions
Paper 01 consisted of ten mandatory short answer questions that tested the knowledge and application of important concepts and theoretical concepts involved in record preparation and management. The performance of candidates on this paper revealed an improvement in comparison with 2012. The paper was marked away of 50 plus the mean mark was twenty-five. The maximum credit score earned was 46 signifies. As in prior years, the performance in writing 01 suggested that the applicants were not adequately prepared in the theory and principles of document preparation. Despite a rise in the imply score in contrast to the previous season, the overall performance on this conventional paper continues to be bad. The principles which proved most demanding included a variety of subject areas drawn from Module II including keyboard shortcuts, maintaining an electronic filing system and exploit the system to go and erase text.
Daily news 01 can be described as theory daily news covering almost all aspects of the syllabus. Hence, it is mandatory which the theory in each component be trained in its entirety. Emphasis should be placed likewise on grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence building and the importance of reading and following guidelines carefully. Issue 1
This question examined candidates' capacity to
identify the constituents of a basic computer system
illustrate how a processor chip (central control unit) performs
The question was attempted by simply 97 per cent of the individuals, less than 1 per cent of whom received the maximum offered mark. The mean mark was 1 . 66 away of six.
The efficiency of candidates on this problem was ineffective. In Part (a) most prospects were unable to correctly discover all the parts shown.
Partly (b), the word вЂprocessor' was misunderstood and the majority of the wrong responses known the system unit that homes the hauptplatine, power supply and also other hardware products. Other reactions simply defined the cpu as вЂthe brain from the computer that processes data'. Solutions
(a) (A) input devices
(D) output equipment
(b) The central finalizing unit is the component that receives, expresses and does the basic instructions and manipulates the data to make information.
Teachers ought to be guided by terminology, content material and certain objectives comprehensive in the syllabus to effectively prepare the students.
This problem tested candidates' ability to recognize techniques accustomed to move and delete documents in an electronic digital filing system.
The question was attempted by simply 93 per cent of the applicants, 8 percent of to whom earned the utmost available mark. The suggest mark was 1 . 04 out of 3.
The performance of individuals on this question was ineffective. Candidates who provided incorrect responses misunderstood the question and provided procedure for move and delete text message within a doc instead of the techniques used with files.
Some of the following
computer keyboard shortcuts
use of pull straight down menu system
use of pop-up (shortcut)...