01DTE

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Enriquez

This course replaces the 01ROB and 01CSM and it now rebranded as 01IT or Information Technologies. This course focuses on the computer science, algorithm and computational thinking aspects of digital technology. It is also an UE approved subject.  

01DT or Digital Technologies focus is on the aspect of computer science. It specialise in programming, logical thinking and algorithm. This is a project-based learning that includes:

  • Robotics
  • Algorithm
  • Cloud computing
  • Big data concepts
  • Coding and programming using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Mobile game development
  • App development
  • Media outcome i.e. Dynamic and responsive web both for mobile and desktop
  • Infographics i.e. designing online posters
  • Useful link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVVZiG3FpvM

Note: The course will be designed around individual students interests and strength 


Course Overview

Term 1
Students will learn basic iterative processes to develop a refined
a) chatbot program or
b) a driverless car

The chatbot must be able to hold a simple conversation by recognising words in the input sentences and providing a suitable reply.

Whilst the driverless car must be able to drive from the codes the student have created.

AS 91883 and AS91884
Develop a computer program
10 Credits Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
Chatbot Charlie

Term 2
Students will continue to work on developing and designing a digital outcome from their selected tasks:
a) chatbot program or
b) a driverless car

AS 91883 and AS91884
Develop a computer program
10 Credits Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
Chatbot Charlie

Term 3
Students will learn how to:
Conceptualize, develop and create a completed web site promoting their driverless car or chatbot.

AS 91880 1.4
4 credits Develop a digital media outcome

Term 4
Students will learn how to:
Design, analyze, describe and discuss a user experience through a graphical user interface.

AS 91886 1.10 3 credits
Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

8 Gb USB Memory Drive or larger

Recommended Prior Learning

Students enrolled in 10DMT and 10ROB the previous year.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 111 v9
NZQA Info
Use a word processor to produce documents for a business or organisation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2792 v8
NZQA Info
Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18734 v6
NZQA Info
Create a web page using a template
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18743 v5
NZQA Info
Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
2
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91879 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.3 - Develop a digital outcome to manage data
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Useful Links

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