DTC1

Digital Technology Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Green

Digital Technology Level 1

This course is based on Achievement Standards and can receive an NCEA Endorsement.

Digital Programming & Computer Science - Computer programming in Java language. Write a program, test and debug. 

Digital Media – Developing an understanding of digital imaging and web design. Create a website using HMTL/CSS. Images resampled to be fast loading and appropriate size using Photoshop/Canva. 

Digital Information – Understanding the basic concepts of word processing, spread sheets, databases, electronic presentations and the integration of applications. Ensuring the document is of a high standard including text formatting, page formatting, merge documents, accuracy, and consistency. 

Usability - What does a website or computer application do to make it easy for the user? Describing and explaining the Human Computer Usability characteristics to allow users to feel comfortable to use a program or application.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29769 v1
NZQA Info
Use the main features and functions of a word processing application for a purpose
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 1

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.