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Use IT tools effectively to aid communications

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AS and A Level Information Systems and Communication

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Use IT tools effectively to aid communications

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Using ICT tools, create a portfolio of examples to show how, as an employee of RAINBOW, you might use ICT tools effectively to aid communications both with volunteers and with visually impaired clients.

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A spell checker tool is really useful. It is incorporated in lots of websites and even on this document. It lets the user know if there is a spelling mistake, by underlining the potential word. They work by comparing all the words typed in against a dictionary. Then if the word is not found it is classed as an error. This is all performed in a fraction of a second.

This tool can help visually impaired clients to find out about their mistakes, specifically because some spell checkers have a sound function. This means that if the user makes a mistake, it will produce a sound to alarm the user about the error. This can help the visual impaired client and also the volunteer, because both of them will become aware that a mistake has been made, whereas if they didn't have a spell checker there could be a

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