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Transcript: acronyms: a word formed from the initial letters of other words (e.g. laser, Aids). – origin 1940s: from Gk akron ‘end, tip’ + onoma ‘name’. bit: the smallest unit of storage; normally referred to as a '1' or '0' byte: ( binary term ) 8 bits bps (bits per second): a common measurement of data transmission throughput FLOPS (floating point operations per second): a common measurement of computer speed dealing with decimal calculations in a given amount of time Giga: one billion Hz (hertz): An internationally used frequency unit; equals one cycle per second IPS (instructions per second): An very raw measurement of computer processor speed M (mega): one thousand = “A kilobyte is about one thousand bytes.” milli: A prefix meaning one thousandth. (.001) micro: one millionth.(.000 001) nano: one billiont.h( .000 000 001 ) terabyte: Computing a unit of information equal to one million million (1012) or (strictly) 240 bytes. a family of digital telecommunications protocols designed to allow high speed data communication over the existing copper telephone lines ActionScript: log on: an organized, electronic collection of information optimized for fast access and typically consisting rows, columns, indexes, and keys document: (usu. as noun multitasking) (of a computer) execute more than one program or task simultaneously. ■ (of a person) deal with more than one task at the same time. database: a scripting language used in Flash programming; it is based on ECMAScript and is similar in syntax to JavaScript to enter information related to an account name and its password in order to access a computer resource The computer user could not log on because he forgot his username and password. one thousand= “A kilobyte is about one thousand bytes.” The action of compressing or being compressed. ■ the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure) of the fuel mixture in an internal-combustion engine before ignition. DSL (Digital Subscriber Loop): OS (operating system): Saved files stored in a secure location for future use, normally on a disk or tape drive; this is normally done with data that is not currently being used but may be needed in the future synonyms: backups algorithm: a set of rules for the solution of a problem in a finite number of steps archive: an file containing written data display: Software that gets off the Internet and can be copied for free on the PC. A document cross-reference technique enabling the retrieval of a related document or resource simply by clicking on an underlined word or image. Multitask: a GUI or CLI software link between the computer and operator; also provides a framework for productivity software such as an office suite, web browser, or programming languages an output screen which contains visual information; some variants include: LED lights, CRT or LCD monitors, and virtual reality goggles to terminate a connection to a computer or network The network administrator scripted the system log off users automatically after 10 minutes of inactivity. a software toolkit for UNIX systems underlying numerous GUI window managers including KDE and Gnome The man was impressed at how similar in functionality X was to Microsoft Windows. log off: hyperlink: a software program which mimics the performance of one or more hardware devices in order to run software independently of the actual hardware K (kilo): a measure of the capacity of data that can be moved between two points in a given period of time a term used to describe and compare syntaxes of programming languages which more closely resemble human languages than machine readable language. VM (virtual machine): X (X Window System): Compression: high-level language: Freeware: bandwidth:

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Transcript: To gain access to a child personal records there is a procedure you need to follow. This includes; A photo copy of the document needs to be taken, a written request form needs to be written to indicate what information out of the record you wish to have access to, a written disclosure form needs to be written requesting that you disclose all information given to you, and many more. Part of the developmental records includes sampling their work, and reviewing and writing up their progress reports and achievements. These records can be accessed by staff, the child and their parents. These records are usually kept in the classroom. Data Protection Act 1998 Glossary: -Data Protection Act 1998 -Freedom Of Information Act 2000 -Third Party -Litigation -Paramount commitment What steps you have to complete to gain access:- If you were a nursery assistant at Fairlands Day Nursery your role within the nursery would be: Documenting their progress and significant achievements. Litigation is the process of taking legal action in order to support a particular right. Before a lawsuit is filed, the person filing the lawsuit demands that actions are taken in order to resolve the issue. When a person begins a lawsuit, the person starts a civil procedure. The lawsuit could go to a court trial which could resolve the matter. The data protection act of 1998 is an act of parliament. It defines the UK law on the processing of data of identifiable living people. The data protection act requires individuals and companies to keep personal information to themselves. It provides individuals to control information about themselves. Access to personal records The freedom of information act of 2000 is a act of parliament that creates a right of access to information held by the public authorities. The act came into full force on 1st January 2005. The act cost £35.5m in 2005. Litigation Freedom Of Information Act 2000 Signatures Suprised? :O Other records Parents can request access to their child's personal record. In this record it includes all the "third parties" related to the child. There is a 13 stage request process to get access to a individuals record. As a group we were not exepcting there to be so many steps in order to get access to a childs personal records. We didnt think the process to be so long. Confidentiality Policy Role within the nursery: In a confidentiality policy is has to mention all other parties involved. These people could include all students, volunteers, paid staff members, unpaid staff members and visitors within the placement/setting. Every party involved needs to sign a confidentiality policy to ensure any information they come across is kept confidential and they do not disclose any information given. Developmental Records When looking at a confidentiality policy, signatures need to be taken in proof that you have read the policy and understand everything included. The policy needs to be signed by the Nursery, the manager/proprietor and a role of signatory (for example a chairperson). The policy then needs to be dated as proof to when the document was looked at and signed.

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Transcript: GLOSSARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING ENTREPRENERUR: Someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity and, as the decision maker, decides what, how, and how much of a good or service will be produced ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit. GLOSSARY PROFIT: The surplus remaining after total costs are deducted from total revenue, and the basis on which tax is computed and dividend is paid. It is the best known measure of success in an enterprise. RATE: the relative speed of progress or change of something variable; pace: he works at a great rate, the rate of production has doubled. . . GLOBALIZATION: The worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade, and communications integration GOOD: Any tangible thing that is not money or real estate. Commerce: an inherently useful and relatively scarce tangible item produced from agricultural, construction, manufacturing, or mining activities. . CORPORATION: a group of people authorized by law to act as a legal personality and having its own powers, duties, and liabilities. ENTERPRISE: a company organized for commercial purposes; business firm. GLOSSARY BUDGET : An estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: The activities associated with running a company, such as controlling, leading, monitoring, organizing, and planning. GLOSSARY HIGHER TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF FELIPE CARRILLO PUERTO LIABILITY: A claim against the assets, or legal obligations of a person or organization, arising out of past or current transactions or actions. PARTNERSHIP: A type of business organization in which two or more individuals pool money, skills, and other resources, and share profit and loss in accordance with terms of the partnership agreement. . GLOSSARY BUSINESS: An organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money CAPITAL: Wealth in the form of money or assets, taken as a sign of the financial strength of an individual, organization, or nation, and assumed to be available for development or investment. ADVOCATE: Person who supports a cause and exercises his right to be heard, or represents a party before a court or tribunal to defend it or plead on behalf of it. GLOSSARY GLOSSARY TEACHER: INGRID YARENI AGUILAR ARANA STUDENTS: KARLA SANAHI KU CASTRO JULIO NOEL MENDOZA NOVELA MARIA ABIGAIL ESQUIVEL FRIAS EDDIEE OMAR SALAZAR MIRANDA “ENGLISH TECHNICAL” GLOSSARY SEMESTER: 8 H-3 FRANCHISE: A right conferred or established by a government, such as the right to vote (exercise one's franchise) in a local or national election. FREE TRADE: international trade that is free of such government interference as import quotas, export subsidies, protective tariffs, etc. . GLOSSARY GLOSSARY GLOSSARY GLOSSARY REVENUE: The income generated from sale of goods or services, or any other use of capital or assets, associated with the main operations of an organization before any costs or expenses are deducted. SHAREHOLDER: An individual, group, or organization that owns one or more shares in a company, and in whose name the share certificate is issued. . Business dictionary online. (2014) Retrieved February 1 5th, 2014, from: http://www.businessdictionary.com/ Word reference dictionary online. (2014) Retrieved February 1 5th, 2014, from: www.wordreference.com . . GLOSSARY STAKEHOLDER: A person, group or organization that has interest or concern in an organization.Stakeholders can affect or be affected by the organization's actions, objectives and policies. STOCK: Equity capital raised through sale of shares. GLOSSARY TARGET: The value of an economic variable that policy makers regard as ideal and use as the basis for setting policy. Contrasts with instrument. TRADE: Commercial transaction involving the sale and purchase of a good, service, or information TURNOVER: The total money of all transactions during a specific period of time; volume. GLOSSARY SOLE TRADER: Sole owner of a business; a self-employed person. He or she directs the affairs of the enterprise, bears its risks and losses, and takes the profits and benefits. SPONSOR: A person, firm, organization, etc., that finances and buys the time to broadcast a radio or television program so as to advertise a product, a political party, etc.

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