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THE NON-EXAMINATION ASSESSMENT
CONTEXTUAL CHALLENGE

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This section has been devised, to address the non-examination assessment or contextual challenge, for all GCSE examination boards.

Follow the links below for all you will need on attempting the NEA.

You may also find the Design Process section very useful.

 
IMPORTANT NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER


IT IS THE TEACHERS RESPONSIBILITY TO FOLLOW ALL REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE FROM THE EXAMINATION BOARDS. THESE PRESENTATIONS / DOCUMENTS ARE MY INTERPRETATION.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING:
The appropriate examination board specification.

AND ESPECIALLY:

Instructions for conducting non-examination assessments 2018-2019

https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/non-examination-assessments/

 

THE CONTEXTUAL CHALLENGE

Click here for the Updated Video (June 2018)- "How to Deliver the Non-Examination Assessment"

ITERATIVE DESIGN CYCLES

Video - Iterative Design - Click below


PDF FILE
- CLICK HERE FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ITERATIVE DESIGN PROCESS
(PREPARATION FOR CHANGES TO THE TEACHING OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE UK, FROM 2017)
Courtesy of the World Association of Technology Teachers

PDF FILE - How to Deliver the Non-Examination Assessment (NEA)
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PDF FILE - Student Version - The Non-Examination Assessment (NEA)
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1. How Iterative Design Works
2. CYCLE ONE - From Design Problem to Specification (User Centered Design)
3. CYCLE TWO - From Design Concept to Initial Testing
4. CYCLE THREE - From Improved Designs to Initial Evaluation / Conclusions
5. CYCLE FOUR - From Selected Idea to Evaluation and Modifications

PDF FILE - SUMMARY CARDS - ITERATIVE DESIGN CYCLE

PDF FILE - DESIGN SHEETS FOR DISPLAY IN A CLASSROOM

6. IMPORTANT - Avoiding Design Fixation

 
 
 
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