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Revision notes, activities, lesson plans, teaching ideas, and other resources for GCSE, A-Level, and IB Computer Science teachers and students.

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4.1 Computational Models

Computational models

Edexcel GCSE Computer Science: Machines & Computational Models

This video covers computational models. It also includes virtual Machines along with the Sequential, Parallel, and Multi-agent computational models that are included in the Edexcel IGCSE course.


Updated: 2017-11-05
Input process output model

Input-Process-Output (IPO) Model

The Input-Process-Output model is a simple topic but some students sometimes find it confusing. This video gives a good overview of why we think about computer systems in this way. Note that this explanation doesn't include Storage and Communication (as required by some GCSE courses) - instead it includes Storage and Feedback.


Updated: 2018-02-17