This course requires 2 options.
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES MEDIA 21F - 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 further develops design and development skills. Knowledge of multimedia will be used to communicate 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 idea to outcomes.
This course will develop:
• Skills in designing and developing a digital outcome • Advanced 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 can choose their own direction, based on their prior experiences and interests. Students are able to take both DTM21 and DTP21 should they wish to work on a bigger project combining both areas.
Types of projects could be:
Careers -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.
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
Successful completion of the Level 1 Digital Technologies course or previous computing experience, have an interest in design. Students who have not successfully completed the Level 1 course must consult with Mrs Gallop.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.