Level 2 Information Technologies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Enriquez

Recommended Prior Learning

01ITC Level 1 Information Technology/ 01DTE Digital Technology  

02ITC or Information Technologies. In this subject, you will learn advanced programming and the computer science aspects of Digital Technologies. It is also aligned with the Ministry of Education and NZQA’s Hangarau Matihiko.  17+ credits of UE subjects are offered.

You will learn and understand the advanced nature of computational thinking and applying appropriate skills such as decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, algorithms, logic, and evaluation.

You will be provided with a culturally relevant, flexible and inclusive learning opportunities. This is a project-based and industry connected learning that includes:

  • Advanced Computer Science 
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Native Game Design and Development
  • Advanced Computer systems
  • Advanced Computer Conventions
  • Communication protocols
  • Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Techniques for Digital Outcome
  • Game Design
  • Data representation
  • 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 conduct proper research and to come up with a digital proposal such as mobile apps, web design, game development and other digital media outcomes.

AS 91890 2.1 v 1
6 credits Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome

Term 2
Students will learn advanced techniques such as web development, animation, slide shows and other dynamic online contents for both web and mobile platforms.

AS 91893 2.4 v 1
4 credits Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome

Term 3
Student will learn how to use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program

A.S. 91896 v 1
6 credits

Term 4
Student will demonstrate and articulate the digital media outcome they have previously created.
A practice exam will be given to provide the students the best chance of achieving.

AS 91899 External 3 credits UE Literacy
Present a summary of developing a digital outcome

Learning Areas:

Digital Technologies

Detailed Course Outline

Level 3 Information Technologies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

64 Gb USB Memory Drive or larger

Pathway Tags

There are many different rewarding, challenging and creative jobs for people with digital technology skills, including software developer, computer systems engineer, and web developer, game design and development or multimedia developer. If you're innovative, like working with technology and ready for the future of work, this is the field for you.

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