Digital Technology (DTC101) Level 1
Teacher in Charge: Mrs Green
This course is based on Achievement Standards.
Digital Programming & Computer Science - Computer programming in Java language. Problem analysis and plan development, coding, testing and debugging.
Digital Media – Developing an understanding of digital imaging and web design. Create a website using coding. Images resampled to be fast loading and appropriate size. Discuss media conventions, plan and create a media product.
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 - Describing and explaining the Human Computer Usability characteristics to allow users to feel comfortable to use a program or application
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Computer Support Technician, Database/Systems Administrator, Game Developer, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Network Engineer, Programmer, Software Architect, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Office Manager, Personal Assistant, Animator, Artist, Photographer, Artistic Director, Teaching, Illustrator, Product Design, Video Game Design, Web Design, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Website Developer, Website Manager,
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.