Strand 2: Application to specified scenarios


SL/HL core Scenarios based on real-life situations must be used when addressing specified IT
developments. Students must study the following 6 themes.


2.1 Business and employment


Traditional businesses
Online businesses (e-commerce)
Transportation


2.2 Education and training

Distance learning over large areas
Use of IT in teaching and learning
Hardware and network technologies in the classroom
Provision for special needs
School administration



2.3 Environment

Modelling and simulations
Data Logging
Satellite Communication
Mapping, virtual globes
E-Waste
Resource Depletion


2.4 Health

Diagnostic and theraputic tools
Medical information, administrations, marketing and sales
Medical Research
Psychological and physical considerations

2.5 Home and leisure

2.5 Home and leisure
Digital Entertainment


2.6 Politics and government

Political Process
Government Information Websites
Access to, and updating of, personal information held on government websites
Government and control of information
Law and order
Military


HL extension

Scenarios based on real-life situations must be used when addressing specified IT
developments in the two HL extension topics and the annually issued case study.