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Digital Technologies - Level 2


Intermediate level - designing and developing a digital outcome to solve a problem and computational thinking. Including: gathering and analysing data, algorithms, iterative development, programming, digital illustration, outcome development and a computer science topic.

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Qualification: Achievement Standards [Internal and External] Credits which contribute to NCEA Level 2.

Entry Requirements: It is preferable [not compulsory - HOD discretion] for all students to have completed the Year 11 Digital Technologies course.

Content/Skills: This course continues the learning pathway in Digital Technologies including:

  • Implementing basic procedures to produce a specified Digital Information Outcome [Integration of applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Google docs]
  • Develop a Computer Program [Iteratively develop a product ordering system to meet a brief]
  • Implementing basic procedures to iteratively develop a specified Digital Media Outcome [Develop a media outcome using HTML/CSS, Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator]
  • Demonstrate understanding of a Computer Science topic

Standards are selected from the following:

91898 - Demonstrate understanding of a key aspect of a computer science concept - 3 Credits External

91892 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database - 4 Credits Internal

91893 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome - 4 Credits Internal

91896 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program - 6 Credits Internal

Note: The contents of this course may be adapted at the discretion of the HOD Digital Technologies.

Each student will receive print credit for completing work for the formative and summative assessments. For extra printing students will need to purchase a photocopy card.

Where does it lead? Digital Technologies Year 13

For further information see Mrs C. Nicholls.