Level 3 Digital Technologies

03DTE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Enriquez

Recommended Prior Learning

02DTE Digital Technologies / 02ITC Information Technologies


03DTE or Digital Technologies. In this subject you will learn how to enhance the skills and techniques you learnt in 02DTE to create complex digital outcomes. The focus of this subject are the creative and information systems of Digital Technologies. 17+ credits of UE subjects offered.

The talent you have developed in the creative arts, such as graphic design, making music, video creation and other media outcomes will be improved and made into a complex yet, purposeful digital outcome, such as graphic design, web design, data visualisation and online video tutorials. It is aligned with the Ministry of Education and NZQA’s Hangarau Matihiko. 

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

  • Complex Graphic Design
  • Complex Web Design- interactive and responsive
  • Social Media Design
  • Complex Interactive presentation
  • Professional Logo Design
  • Game Design
  • Infographics
  • Big data and data representation
  • App development
  • 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
Student will learn how to prepare a research towards the completion of a YouTube video tutorial outcome.

AS 91900 v 1 6 credits
Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome

Term 2
Student will learn how to use complex to advanced techniques such as Java Script to create a dynamic web design for mobile, desktop devices and interactive newsletters.

AS 91903 v 1 4 credits
Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome

Term 3
Students will learn how to create either a web design, apps or internet based newsletters.

AS 91907 v 1 6 credits
Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome

Term 4
Students will demonstrate the advantages of their digital outcome.

AS 91909 v 1 3 credits External UE Literacy
Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome

Learning Areas:

Digital Technologies



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

64 Gb USB Memory Drive or larger


Pathway Tags

Graphic Designer, Game Developer, 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.


Useful Links