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Content description VCDTDI047

Digital Technologies / Levels 9 and 10 / Data and Information
Content description
Develop techniques for acquiring, storing and validating quantitative and qualitative data from a range of sources, considering privacy and security requirements
  1. developing strategies and techniques for capturing accurate and usable qualitative and quantitative data of different formats, for example using text entry for open-ended questions to acquire qualitative data, or using radio buttons or checkboxes for closed questions to acquire quantitative data
  2. identifying strengths and weaknesses of collecting data using different methods, for example online surveys, face-to-face interviews, phone interviews, observation, blog entries in response to a posting, phone logs, browser history and online webcam systems
  3. developing strategies to ensure the privacy and security of survey data, for example using numbers rather than names as identifiers, or passwords protecting files to reduce risks of modifying data and using CAPTCHAâ„¢ to confirm human responses
  4. extracting specific data from an external source and storing it in a format that is more useful for analysis, for example combining mapping data from multiple electronic data sets to build a composite representation
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