This course requires 2 options.
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES MEDIA 11F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Gallop
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 develops valuable design and development skills. Knowledge of multimedia will be used to effectively communicate and present information. This subject is about problem solving and creating rather than just being users of digital technologies. Students will also work through the technology process, from generating ideas to producing outcomes. In this course we encourage students to link with a passion of theirs whether, that is another subject they love or something extra-curricular.
This course will develop:
• Skills in designing and developing a digital outcome • Specific digital media skills
• What is good design • Planning a project
• Computational Thinking • Evaluating
• Understanding of HCI (Human Computer Interaction)
Term 1 will be spent on students developing skills in their area of interest. In Terms 2 and 3 students will decide on a project and spend this time learning, creating and sharing to produce a completed digital technologies outcome.
Students will have choice in their direction, based on their prior experiences and interests. Students are able to take both DTM11 and DTP11 should they wish to work on a bigger project by combining both areas.
Types of projects could be:
• Creating a website using HTML/CSS • Creating graphics and producing an infographic
• Creating an animation • Capturing video and editing to produce a film
• Creating the graphics for a game
• Creating an AppCreating, a database using MySQL and PHP that is used in the website
Some of the software students may use: Adobe Creative Suite, Blender, Unity, HTML/CSS, MySQL, PHP
Database Development & Administration, Design/Product Development Engineer, Game Developer, Graphic Designer, ICT Multimedia Designer Developers, Product Evaluator, Software Developer/Engineer, Software Tester, UX/UI Designers, Web Developer. Work for companies like: Kathmandu, Spark, Orion Health, Tait Communications, CerebralFix, Vodafone.
*Please note that students will complete AS91878, AS91884, AS91887 and will select either AS91879 or AS91880.
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
Completion of the Year 10 Digital Technologies course or previous computing experience (not just playing games). Have an interest in design.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.