Imagine that your ebook will form part of a virtual time capsule on
the internet which is programmed to open in 100 years’ time. The
potential target audience for your ebook is enormous. Anyone with
internet access in 100 years’ time will be able to read it. The
ebook should be designed as an on-screen publication. The
technical specification for the ebook will be provided by your
Your eportfolio for this unit should include:
An ebook that provides a snapshot of life in the Information Age.
It must include the following.
(a)* A description and evaluation of at least five different types
of online service, drawn together to give a picture of the
current scope and limitations of the internet as a whole.
(b) A description of how ICT is affecting at least five different
aspects of people’s lives, considering the benefits and
drawbacks, drawn together to give a picture of life overall
in the Information Age.
(c) A description of at least three factors contributing to the
digital divide and some of the measures being taken to
bridge the gap, with an evaluation of the impact/extent of
the digital divide, drawn together to give a picture of the
(d) and (e)
The ebook should:
• contain your work for (a), (b) and (c)
• demonstrate your understanding of multimedia design
principles and your ability to use software tools
• include some ready-made and some original multimedia
(f) An evaluation of your ebook and your own performance on