Handling data applications and sensors (Clubs and society records (Clubs /…
Handling data applications and sensors
Paper questionnaires will be filled in either by ticking/shading in boxes, by connecting two points or by filing in ellipses/circles to select the correct response
Faster to get results
easier to do a statistical analysis and less expensive (need fewer people)
Computers, tablets and mobile phones are all used to store information such as people's home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses or personal data such as date of birth.
Clubs and society records
Clubs / societies need to keep track of their members. A membership database allows the club / society to easily contact members, check that they have paid any fees, etc.
If a letter needs to be sent to every member of the club / society, the names and addresses of the members can be taken from the membership database and automatically placed onto a letter. This is called a mail-merge.
A school would typically keep data on student academic performance in a computerised database. This would allow the school to easily track how students were doing as the year progressed, as well as making the creation of printed reports very easy
School report database