11DIGI

Level 1 Digital Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Coltham

The focus in L1 Digi is on learning new skills and enjoying the tasks. The target will be 14 credits with course endorsement, with the option of doing heaps more if required by individual students. Topics offer a range of options for student to select from.

Typical courses selected by students:

Option 1 : Making Digital Outcomes - Make a Minecraft activity, a photoshop image and an animation - credits coming from a proposal (3), a design (3), an outcome (4) and the process (6)

Option 2: Coding - Create a game with programming in Python, create a website with HTML/CSS, explore how to make outcomes more usable (External) - credits coming from program (4), website (4), the process (6) and the external (3). Design (3) is also an option for the website.

Option 3: A combination of the two option above.


Course Overview

Term 1
Make a digital outcome
Term 1 will focus on making a 3D quiz with a supporting website. You can create one or both and will graded on
> The proposal for the quiz (3 credits)
> The Minecraft quiz (4 credits)
> The process used to create the website (6 credits)

Term 2
Create a computer program
You will create a game using Python (4 credits)

If programming isn't your thing then you can chose from the following
> create a thought provoking image in Adobe Photoshop
> create an animated character in Adobe Animate
> create a magazine/brochure in Adobe Premier
>create a short film in Adobe Premier

Term 3
Usability of digital interfaces - External (3 credits)
Compulsory for those going for Course Endorsement. This is an interesting topic and Solway students have done very well in the exam in the past.

Term 4
Complete any Internals.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91877 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.1 - Develop a proposal for a digital outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91878 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.2 - Develop a design for a digital outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91880 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91883 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91884 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91886 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0