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 who have a genuine interest and do well in this area are highly sort after. This course further develops design and development skills and is about problem solving and creating rather than just being users of digital technologies. It develops the student's knowledge of multimedia so as they can communicate information effectively.
Students will design and create a digital media outcome that meets the purpose and end user requirements.
This course will develop:
• skills in designing and developing a digital outcome • advanced digital media skills • an understanding of what is good design • project planning • computational thinking • evaluating • an understanding of HCI (Human Computer Interaction)
In Term 1 some time 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 designing, 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 such as 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 one or both of the DTM11F or DTP11F courses, or previous computing experience, or have an interest in design. Students who have not successfully completed one of th Level 1 courses must consult with Mrs Gallop or Ms Winter.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.