Level 1 Digital Technology

DGT1
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Dewhurst

Students will first be exploring the issue of Road Safety and develop a responsive website to help learner drivers understand the rules of the road. Students will later develop a JavaScript based program with the same theme after developing an understanding of Java Script. A practical exploration of algorithms will be undertaken in Term 3 as the first computer science topic. Human Computer Interaction (HCI) is explored and applied during a range of evaluation activities in preparation for external examination done in examination week. All strands of this course will be continued the following year. 

Term 1 – Develop a website to support an aspect of Road Safety

Term 3/4 - Exploring and understanding algorithms

Term 2 - Developing a computer program to solve a specified problem

Term 3 –  Human Computer Interaction

There will be a course contribution of $15 for the year.



Pathway

Level 2 Digital Technology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 course consumables, electronics components, licensing software, resources.


Entry Guidelines

Experience of basic programming using Javascript, and the writing of HTML/CSS markup language is essential. An understanding of the Technology practice in the development of a digital outcome is also desirable.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91880 v1 Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91883 v1 Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
1
I
4
A.S. 91885 v1 Digital Technologies 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of searching and sorting algorithms
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91886 v1 Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
1
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

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