Presentation on theme: "Effect of ICT in the Home, Employment and Leisure"— Presentation transcript:
1 Effect of ICT in the Home, Employment and Leisure Section 6 TheoryEffect of ICT in the Home, Employment and Leisure
2 Lesson Objectives By the end of this lesson you will be able to: Understand the effect of ICT on Employment.(b) The effect of Microprocessor controlled devices in the home(c) The effect of Microprocessors on social life and leisure.
3 StarterMicroprocessors are single chip computers used to check, regulate and control something.Can you think of any device in your house controlled by a microprocessor?Make a listLet share our list.Do they make our lives better?Predictionsfrom 1.44Future
4 Effects of Microprocessor controlled devices For the exam you will need to know the effects microprocessor controlled devices have on the following:The HomeLeisure timeSocial interactionReducing the need to leave the homeYou will need to give examples and explain the effects.
5 Microprocessor controlled devices Using page 56 – 57 make brief notes about the effect each microprocessor controlled device has had.HomeLeisure timeSocial interactionReduce the need to leave homeComputer systemsMobile phonesPlay computer gamesOnline shoppingWashing machineElectrical appliancesMobile phone sms (texting) etc.DownloadsChildren toysPeople become lazyDisabled/elderly lifelineOnline bankingHeating systemLack of fitnessHobbiesResearchAlarm systemPlaying gamesCheap internet callsEntertainmentDigital cameraGo to gymFind social activitiesWork from homeIntelligent oven/microwaveWatch TVSaving time for other thingsRemote recordingIntelligent fridgeAutomatic washingList disadvantagesSupervising ovens etc not needed.
6 Effects of ICT on employment Increase in part-time work due to companies working 24/7.Fewer people needed to complete the same amount of work.More people working from home e.g. teleworkingConstant need for training as the system changes.More automation in factories due increase use of robots for welding, spraying etc.Fewer real meeting more Virtual meetingIncreased number of technical staff to manage networkNeed for flexible and well trained staff.
7 Areas of increased unemployment Workers in shop reduced as more is brought onlineOnline store are automated so less staff neededDesigning /producing CD/DVD’s, music, games and software likely to be downloaded so no packing needed.Call centre job gone abroad wages are lowerManual repetitive jobs welding, spraying etc. workers replaced by robots
8 Areas of increased employment Network managers/ Administrators- keep the network running and backup dataDevelopment staff- programmers / Analysis design- new systems.Website designers- design and create websites/ keep them up-to-date.
9 Task In your book attempt questions 1 and 2 on page 57. Please use your notes to ensure you have included keywords.You have 10 – 15 minutes and then we will go through the answers.
10 Answers Q1a two from Any manual repetitive job Manual Paint spraying weldingPacking goodsAssembly work in factories
11 Answers Q1b two from Q1c one from Welding Spray painting Assembly work TeleworkingCall centres
12 Answers Q2a one from Q2b two from Network managers/administrators Web designersDevelopment staff- Analysis/ ProgrammersQ2b two fromContinual need to retrain as the system changes.
13 Plenary Questions –The shape of things to come?Think of one thing that that it could do to make our lives better.