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CSET Business Subtest III: Information and Media Systems - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter cover the basics of information systems, principles and procedures for using information and media systems, and how to manage these systems. Use these lessons to expand your knowledge of subjects you'll need to know for the CSET Business Subtest III. Video lessons cover:
- What is an information system?
- Procedures for implementing, analyzing, planning, and designing information and media systems
- Information and media systems upgrades, security, and access
Using clear, everyday language and examples you can relate to, the video lessons in the information and media systems chapter help you reinforce your knowledge of topics similar to those that come up on the CSET Business Subtest III.
CSET Business - Information and Media Systems: Objectives
The CSET Business examination will test your ability to meet basic business skill requirements and demonstrate business competence and knowledge. The goal is to prepare you for California teacher licensing in this subject. Subtest III makes up one-third of the CSET Business exam. The information and media systems portion of CSET Business Subtest III requires you to understand information and media systems principles and procedures, and also understand and apply factors related to the ongoing management of these systems.
You'll have to answer 40 multiple-choice questions on the CSET Business Subtest III. Of these, 15 cover the business environment and communication, and 25 cover information technology. This chapter's video lessons include a self-assessment quiz so you'll have experience answering questions of the same type as those on the exam.
Subtest III also includes two constructed-response questions, which require you to analyze, interpret, discuss, or otherwise respond to a quotation, an introductory paragraph, a map, an example situation, or another resource. One constructed-response question is short and focused, and the other requires a more detailed answer. After reinforcing your knowledge of information systems with our video lessons, you can feel confident going into the CSET Business Subtest III.
1. What Is an Information System?
Information systems are an integral part of businesses. But what, exactly, is an information system? In this lesson, we'll define information systems and then examine the three main components of an information system.
2. Systems Development Methods and Tools
System development is the process of defining, designing, testing and implementing a software application. Learn about the phases of systems development and some of the specific tools used to support the activities of each phase in this video lesson.
3. How to Manage Information & Media Systems Effectively
In this lesson, we'll focus on three key elements that make up information systems as well as the efforts required to effectively manage them. We'll also examine the function and purpose of these components.
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