12PHO

NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Photography students will gain good knowledge of digital photographic and Photoshop procedures. They will develop knowledge and understanding of existing photographic practice. Students will produce work, presented in a portfolio and assignments on a number of themes.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A3 visual diary, 2x A3 clearfile
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $40. This covers the cost of the take home materials used in the course. and a yearly licence fee for Photoshop. Photoshop would be installed on a personal computer. Students will be expected to pay for their own printing costs.
Please Note – A digital SLR camera is essential.

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 12 credits at Level 1 visual arts, or in consultation with the teacher in charge.

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. 91312 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
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: 1

A.S. 91317 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography 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: 8

A.S. 91322 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1

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

Disclaimer

POLICY
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Credits listed may change.