12DES

NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Design students will learn to solve clearly defined design problems. They will develop an awareness of existing Art and Design practice and apply it to solutions shown in drawings, notes, models and finished work.

Students will produce work, presented in a folio, and assignments on a range of themes. The course is assessed through achievement standards that cover the curriculum with total credits of 20.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.

Course Overview

Term 1
Week 8 first internal is due

Term 2
Week 7 second internal is due

Term 3
Week 10 the external is due

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 12 credits in Level 1 visual arts.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $40. This covers the cost of all the take home materials used in the course and a yearly license fee for Photoshop. Photoshop would be installed on a personal computer.
2x A3 clearfile.
Students are expected to pay for their own printing costs.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91310 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9

A.S. 91315 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9

A.S. 91320 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.