Level 1 Digital Technology

DTC100
Course Description

Teacher to contact with questions: Mrs T. Walker

This course focuses on the basic tools needed to live in a digitised, computerised and programmable world. Fluency in Digital Technologies enables students to make informed decisions as they live in a digital world. There is no access to computer games.
This course includes learning in: digital information, digital media and prototype building, app making, game developing, programming and computer science.
Software and topics covered may include: web development, digital image manipulation, 3d printing and programming.
The course will be divided into 4, one Term modules, each module will have independent content.


Pathway

Level 2 Digital Technology

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 102 v8 Consolidate keyboarding skills and produce accurate text based documents
1
I
3
U.S. 2792 v8 Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
1
I
2
U.S. 5946 v8 Use computer technology to create and deliver a presentation from given content
1
I
3
U.S. 12883 v8 Enter and manage text for generic text and information management
1
I
4
U.S. 16677 v5 Key in text at 15 words per minute (wpm)
1
I
1
U.S. 16678 v5 Key in text at 25 words per minute (wpm)
2
I
1
A.S. 91046 v3 Generic Technology 1.3 - Use design ideas to produce a conceptual design for an outcome to address a brief
1
I
6
A.S. 91047 v4 Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
1
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Pathway Tags

Administration, Advertising and Marketing, Architecture, Construction, Creative Design, Culture and Heritage, Defence, Education, Engineering, Finance, Health, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Maintenance and Repair, Manufacturing, Property Services, Public Order and Safety, Retail, Telecommunications, Transport and Logistics, Writing and Publishing


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