Level 3 Digital Technologies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Gray
Digital Technology covers a wide range of fields of study, from programming and computer science to digital media. The course is designed to give students optional pathways depending on their area of interest and has a number of standards available to create an individual learning experience. This requires independence from the student, they will need to take ownership of their learning.
Please note: Students will not undertake all the options available but are able to put together a course designed around their own personal choices. and there may be an opportunity for some students to undertake a first-year university paper; however, this will impact on the number of NCEA credits available to them.
Students look at the nature of technology considering the consequences and challenges faced by us in an ever technological changing world. compulsory unit for all students.
Students undertake individual projects, they are able to focus on areas of interest and develop a digital outcome using their chosen medium. Students will choose from the standard available, for example, a conceptual design which leads onto developing a digital media outcome. Previous years students from the digital media class undertake the school yearbook as a group project.
Students complete their projects, midway through the term student move onto external exam preparation.
Level 3 digital technology external exam on computer science.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20 for materials and licenses
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 2 Digital Technology or discretion of Teacher in Charge.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 5
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 10
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.