12DT

NCEA Level 2 Digital Technologies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Sunnex

Students choosing digital technologies pathways for NCEA Level 2 will develop the more specialised skills that industry partners say are in high demand. Digital content covers two key areas, computational thinking and designing and developing digital outcomes.

Students are guided through an inquiry process to design and develop a digital outcome to meet the needs of a local or regional opportunity. The outcomes can range from apps, games, 3D augmented reality, web sites, movies, comic strips  or wherever the student's interest lies.

Course Overview

Term 1
Skill Development.
Students can choose from a range of outomes and use online tutorials to develop their skills. Example outcomes include:
Web sites, Apps, Augmented Reality, Movies etc.

Term 2
Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge.
Students experience project management as they participate in the 123Tech digital challenge for senior secondary school students. Through 123Tech, they will solve problems in their local school or community using digital technologies - and have fun along the way!
All of the achievement standards are weaved into the three term challenge.

Term 2: AS91890 Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome. The final summary of their project required for this standard is completed in term 3.

Term 3
AS91891 - Apply conventions to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome - requires investigation and development of the relevant conventions for their outcome.

AS91893 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome. Students begin to create the outcome using a processing of testing and iterative improvement.

Term 4
The external report which is a summary of their Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is completed.

Recommended Prior Learning

8 Credits NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

8GB USB storage

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91890 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.1 - Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91891 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.2 - Apply conventions to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
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: 10

A.S. 91897 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.8 - Use advanced processes to develop a digital technologies outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91899 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.10 - Present a summary of developing a digital outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
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.