L3 Digital Technologies: iProject - Semester B

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Hale

Level 3 Digital Technologies: iProject - Semester B

Course Overview

Learning and assessment will be project-based, against a combination of the standards below.  A suitable project (including selection of standards) will be determined in consultation with each student, and their mentor.

Why should students take this course?

This course is designed for students who have an interest in any of the various aspects of digital technology, such as data, coding or animation.

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course?

The student-led, project-based nature of this course means students will be developing their key competencies, with particular focus on self-management and problem solving.  The scope for choice within the standards offered means students will be able to develop digital technology skills relevant to their interests.

Assessment Options

Students in Semester B only:

Students will complete a single project, to be assessed against multiple standards.

All students will be assessed against one or both of AS91900 and AS91901.

Based on the nature of their project, students will also be assessed against one of AS91902, AS91903, AS91904, AS91905, AS91906.

Options of Unit Standard-based assessment may also be available, based on individual student need.


Students from Semester A:

Students who select both the semester A and B courses will complete a larger project over the whole year, which will be assessed against additional standard(s), including AS91907.

Two external assessments may also be offered on an individual basis in negotiation with the student, teacher and whanau.



Prior Learning & Prerequisites

None - though L2 Digital Technology would be an advantage. Prior experience will also be taken into account when determining a suitable project/combination of standards.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
Y
A.S. 91901 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.2 - Apply user experience methodologies to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
3
I
3
Y
A.S. 91902 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.3 - Use complex techniques to develop a database
3
I
4
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91904 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.5 - Use complex techniques to develop an electronics outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91905 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network
3
I
4
A.S. 91906 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
3
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 33 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 33 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Auditor, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Electrical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Electronics Trades Worker, Records Adviser, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Game Developer, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Photographer, Production Manager, User Experience Designer, Intelligence Officer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst


Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.