L3DIG

Digital Technology Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Computer Programming and Software Development
Students will apply comprehensive knowledge of data structures to produce a solution, (using Java Script) through:
•Applying advanced programming techniques to meet the requirements of a brief or solve a problem
•Working through the program development lifecycle, including modelling, problem solving, coding, documenting, effective testing, refining, evaluating, and maintenance

Digital Media
Students will be able to effectively apply the following core elements to two digital media applications:
•Using planning tools to manage, refine, and develop a project
•Applying effective aesthetics to ensure high-quality outcome/s
•Evaluating and selecting a digital media solution
•Using a combination of advanced technical functions from digital media application/s
•Understanding and applying ethical practice and relevant codes of practice to outcome/s as for year 12 digital society
•Critically reviewing and evaluating the final outcome
•Using creative and innovative techniques to develop an outcome
•Effectively marketing and/or present outcomes to an audience
•Combining a range of digital media applications to develop a solution


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Digital Technology or with agreement from the Head of Department. Students must have achieved at least 10 credits from the NCEA Level 2 Digital Technology  This course is designed for students who are interested in Computer Science as a possible career pathway.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91610 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91634 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.42 - Demonstrate understanding of complex concepts of digital media
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91635 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.43 - Implement complex procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91637 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.46 - Develop a complex computer program for a specified task
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 6

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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