DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES OUTCOMES 31F - Full Year - 5 periods per week

DTO31F
Course Description

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.

Types of projects could be: creating a multimedia website using HTML/CSS/Javascript - capturing video and editing to produce a film - creating the graphics for a game - creating an animation - creating an App - creating a database using MySQL and PHP 

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
Y
A.S. 91902 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.3 - Use complex techniques to develop a database
3
I
4
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91904 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.5 - Use complex techniques to develop an electronics outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91905 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network
3
I
4
A.S. 91906 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
3
I
6
A.S. 91907 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91908 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
3
E
3
Y
3w
A.S. 91909 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.10 - Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome
3
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 42 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 36 credits.

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