DGT2

Level 2 Digital Technology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Dewhurst

This course is broken in to two area Developing Digital Outcomes (3DO) and Computational Thinking (CT)

The main project for the digital outcome will be website designed to support the elderly in using modern technologies. The website has to contain original media and satisfy the range of heuristic functions explored the previous year. This process is started by exploring and analyzing a range of existing outcomes associated with the issue. Students then develop the conceptual design before coding the final outcome. The two computer external examination will be sat during exam week, one paper relating to the practice they followed when developing their website, the second about encryption. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
Develop a prototype responsive website with original content for a specific audience

Term 2
Use advanced techniques when developing a technological outcome

Term 3
Use advanced programming techniques to develop a program

Term 4
Present a summary of developing a digital outcome

Entry Guidelines

An understanding of programming and markup languages. Familiarity with following technology practice in the development of web based digital outcomes.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 course consumables, licensing software, stakeholder costs, electronics components and resources.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91357 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.4 - Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91898 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91899 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.10 - Present a summary of developing a digital outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.