Level 3 Information Technologies

03ITC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This replaces 03CSM and 03DCT and is now renamed Level 3 Information Technologies  . This course is UE subject approved and will focus on the creative and communication side of Digital Technologies such as:

  • Social Media Management
  • Creating your own YouTube and Vimeo channels
  • Making a Video tutorial
  • Innovative Web Development
  • App development
  • Interactive Newsletters and Electronic Brochures
  • 3D Printing
  • Advanced to professional Microsoft Office Admin Skills

Students will work towards designing and developing an innovative and interactive website. Students will follow a design process to create a technological outcome from brief development through to implementing their design. 

They will continue to use computer programming languages such as PYTHON, HTML, CSS, PHP and user interface design. Students will create a technological outcome based on their chosen context where they have identified a need or opportunity with their client. 

They will carry out this project throughout the year and will gain real-life industry experience. This course is suitable for students who are considering further education in the area of computer graphic design, software engineering and coding.


Course Overview

Term 1
Student will learn how to prepare a research towards the completion of a YouTube video tutorial outcome

AS91900 v1 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.

AS91903 v1 4 credits
Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome

Term 3
A continuation from term 2 students will learn how to create either a web design, apps or internet-based newsletters.

AS91907 v1 6 credits
Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome

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

AS91909 v1 3 credits External UE Literacy
Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

8GB USB Memory stick or larger


Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits 02DCT or 02CSM, or 19 credits 01DCT or with approval from HOLA DIgital.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2785 v10 Create a computer spreadsheet to provide a solution for organisation use
3
I
5
U.S. 2789 v9 Produce desktop published documents for organisation use
3
I
6
U.S. 18742 v6 Produce a relational database solution for organisational use
4
I
8
A.S. 91633 v4 Digital Technologies 3.41 - Implement complex procedures to develop a relational database embedded in a specified digital outcome
3
I
6
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91900 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
Y
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91909 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.10 - Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome
3
E
3
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 35 credits.

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, games or multimedia developer. If you're innovative and like working with technology, this could be the field for you.