12DIGT
This course requires 1 option.

Year 12 Digital Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Richard Smythe

1) Digital Media - a project incorporating the development of one of the following. Qwb Sites, Digital Presentations or Digital Publications.

2) Digital Information Systems - Exploring the architecture of present popular information systems in use; Local and Wide Area Networks (LANs, WANs); Internet protocols;
Modular systems for Encryption, Privacy vs information sharing, The Database (Level 2 - Flat Level 3 - Relational) and the Spreadsheet. A small introduction to SQL

3) Computer Science - Low level & High Level Languages, Compilers and Interpreters, Machine and OP coding with some browser Java-scripting. Issues of complexity,
intelligent systems and visual computing will be briefly mentioned.

Pathway

Credit Information

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 25655 v3 Create a website using a dedicated web-authoring tool to meet a set brief
2
I
3
U.S. 6743 v9 Demonstrate an understanding of ergonomic principles for computer workstations
2
I
2
U.S. 2784 v8 Create and use a computer spreadsheet to solve a problem
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
I
3
U.S. 2783 v8 Demonstrate knowledge of the components of personal computer systems
3
3
3
2
I
3
U.S. 5940 v9 Produce a presentation using a desktop presentation computer application
3
3
3
2
I
3
U.S. 2788 v9 Produce desktop published documents to meet a set brief
5
5
5
2
I
5
U.S. 2781 v10 Manage and protect data in a personal computer
3
3
3
3
2
I
3
Total Credits
17
22
3
3
6
22
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