Year 9 Digital Technologies

9DT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Fraser

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

Computational thinking is about understanding the computer science principles that underlie all digital technologies, and learning how to develop instructions, such as programming, to control these technologies.
Designing and developing digital outcomes is about understanding that digital systems and applications are created for humans by humans, and developing knowledge and skills in using different digital technologies to create digital content across a range of digital media.


Pathway

Year 10 Digital Technologies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

USB flash drive


Pathway Tags

Advertising, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Contact Centre Worker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Database/Systems Administrator, Electronics Engineer, Game Developer, Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Architect, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Management Consultant, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Programmer, Software Architect, Systems Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Tertiary Lecturer, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator


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.