Level 1 Information Technologies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Enriquez

Recommended Prior Learning


01ITC or Information Technologies. In this subject you will learn the programming and computer science aspects of Digital Technologies. Your passion for computer related activities such as games and web development will be enhanced through the use of industry recognised processes and tools. 17+ credits offered.

 t is also aligned with the Ministry of Education and NZQA’s Hangarau Matihiko. You will learn and understand the basic nature of computational thinking and applying appropriate skills such as decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, algorithms, logic, and evaluation.

Achievement standards are University Entrance (UE) approved subjects and students can have a flexible and inclusive learning opportunities. This is a project-based and industry connected learning that includes but not limited to:

  • Coding
  • Programming
  • Native Game Design
  • Dynamic Web Design- interactive and responsive
  • Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Robotics / Artificial Intelligence
  • IoT- Internet of Things
  • Database- Big data- Data visualisation
  • 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 how to:
Use basic iterative and processes to develop a Web Design

AS 91884 1.8
6 credits Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome.

Term 2
Students will learn how to:
Conceptualize, develop, refine and create a functioning web site

AS 91880 1.4
4 credits Develop a digital media outcome

Term 3
Students will learn how to:
Develop, refine and create a computer program using coding and programming language such as Python

AS 91883 1.7
4 credits Develop a computer program

Term 4
Students will undertake an external exam to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they learnt during the previous terms. A practice exam will be provided before the actual external to prepare them, make them understand, design, analyze, describe and discuss what makes an effective user experience through a graphical user interface design.

AS 91886 1.10 3 credits
Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction

Learning Areas:

Digital Technologies

Detailed Course Outline

Level 2 Digital Technologies, Level 2 Information Technologies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

64 gb USB Memory Drive - or larger

Pathway Tags

Game Designer, Graphic Designer, Animator, Robotics Designer, Programmer, Hacker (Ethical), Web Developer, Web Designer, Multi-media developer, Video Editor, App Developer, Social Media creator, Pod Caster, YouTuber or the first NZ Tech Billionaire.

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