Level 1 Digital Technologies
The aim of this course is to give students skills in collecting, managing and presenting information digitally in a variety of forms. Depending on the interests of the students there may be an opportunity to do some programming, web design and animation.
The main topics studied will be the following:
Students will learn the principles of design and apply these using printed and web-based materials.
Students will have practice in using the four main groups of programs that gather and display information. These groups are Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases and Desktop Publishing.
Students will develop skills and understanding of programming.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Computer and internet access at home and school.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students enrolling in this course should have good keyboard skills and an interest in experimenting with new ideas.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.