DIGI1

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Course Description

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.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91076 v6
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.46 - Construct a basic computer program for a specified task
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91075 v6
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.45 - Construct a plan for a basic computer program for a specified task
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91074 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.44 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts from computer science
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91073 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.43 - Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91072 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.42 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of digital media
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91071 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.41 - Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital information outcome
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91070 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.40 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of information management
3
3
3
3
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: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0