11DTP

NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Software Engineering and Computer Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Creighton

NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Software Engineering and Computer Science

This is a foundation Digital Technologies course for students who wish to specialise in Computer Science with a focus on programming, database, and algorithmic thinking.

Student learning in Year 11 will center around basic skills development including;


  • Functional programming (using Python)
  • Database creation and management
  • Computer Science knowledge and concepts.
  • Web Development in HTML and CSS

Students will be encouraged to compete in the range of programming competitions available throughout the year.


Students will develop their programming skills to problem solve a range of problems.

When people think of Computer Science they often just think of programming, but there are many more aspects to the field including interaction design, communications and networks, software design, computer security, information systems, big data, machine learning, graphics, operating systems, educational systems, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems (processors that are embedded in everything from mobile phones to cars). All of these areas are experiencing rapid growth both in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally, and there is a strong demand for Computer Science.

NCEA Level 1

Recommended Prior Learning

Any student will have the opportunity to enter this course (regardless of their current knowledge or skill sets), as the course will initially teach and assess those essential skills.Students are recommended to have some familiarity with programming.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 Consumables. It is strongly recommended that students purchase a $20 Print Credit from the Student Office.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91879 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.3 - Develop a digital outcome to manage data
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91880 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome

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

4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91883 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91885 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of searching and sorting algorithms
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91886 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91887 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.11 - Demonstrate understanding of compression coding for a chosen media type
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Burnside High School may change any costs, courses or standards offered without notice.

SchoolPoint by Inbox Design SCHOOLPOINT128, Rendered 3.24MB in 0.1393 seconds with 18 queries.

----