Index of Objectives and Tasks
This task consists of first choosing the type of analysis that is appropriate for processing concepts, ideas, facts, observations and data. It also aims at choosing the proper software application according to the type of analysis selected.
Students choose the best type of analysis for their project according to the nature and format of the information to process and of the nature of the operation they wish to carry out with it.
The objectives and the analysis approach vary depending on the work to accomplish. One might want to:
Since information analysis often means using specialized tools, students have less freedom in their choices related to types of analysis and which tools to use. However, it is important for students to know how to associate the choices made by teachers in their program of study to characteristics, criteria and constraints, and that they be aware what other comparable tools exist. Students will then be able to select a type of analysis that goes with the proper tool while pursuing their studies or when in the labour market.
Here are some examples of tools that are applicable to college studies:
The ICT Profile philosophy invites teachers to work together because it is important to make the right choices when analyzing information. This objective can be used to clarify a pedagogical team's reflection and decision making in terms of the best means of analyzing information in their area as well as the selection of appropriate specialized tools to be used in the process.
Below are examples of analytical activities applicable to college studies: