This course requires 2 options.
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES OUTCOMES 31F - Full Year - 5 periods per week
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Gallop
This course is for 5 periods a week.
Digital Technologies is the fastest growing industry and students that have a genuine interest and do well in this area are highly sort after. This course further develops design and development skills and knowledge of multimedia communicate information effectively.
Students will build a portfolio of work by completing a project which creates a digital outcome for an end-user/stakeholder. This project based course develops a student's understanding of complex tools, techniques and concepts within a digital technologies framework. The students will base their work around an end-user/stakeholder requirements by developing a proposal and designing and creating a digital outcome to completion that is fit for purpose. Projects can be, but not limited to a media focus or part of a programming/gaming focus with DTO31P.
Please Note: This is an approved subject for University Entrance and Scholarship Technology is offered at this level. This course caters for novice to advanced students and student centered learning is a focal point of this course.
Students are able to take both DTO31F and DTO31P.
Independent work habits and self-management are essential skills for the successful completion of this course.
Careers: CAD Draftsperson, Computer Systems Engineer, Database Development & Administration, Design/Product Development Engineer, Electronics Engineer/Technician, Food Technologist, Game Developer, Geospatial (GIS) Analyst, Graphic Designer, ICT Multimedia Designer Developers, IT Support Professional, Product Evaluator, Robotics or Automation Engineer, Software Developer/Engineer, Software Tester, Telecommunications/Network Engineer, UX/UI Designers, Web Developer. Be employed by companies such as Kathmandu, Spark, Orion Health, Tait Communications, CerebralFix, Vodafone, Fonterra, SLI Systems.
Assessment - The list shows the range of standards students can choose from with the expectation of students having the opportunity to attempt between 16 - 20 credits in total.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students may have the option to purchase a student licence of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite through the school.
A removable USB drive may be required depending on project and if working between home and school.
Recommended Prior Learning
Good preparation for this course would be successful completion of DTM21F or DTP21F or previous computing experience. Students who have not successfully completed one of DTM21F or DTP21F will need to consult with Mrs Gallop or Ms Winter.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 42 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 36 credits.