Level 1 Digital Technologies

DIGI1
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91076 v6 Digital Technologies 1.46 - Construct a basic computer program for a specified task
1
I
3
A.S. 91075 v6 Digital Technologies 1.45 - Construct a plan for a basic computer program for a specified task
1
I
3
A.S. 91074 v5 Digital Technologies 1.44 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts from computer science
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91073 v5 Digital Technologies 1.43 - Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome
1
I
4
A.S. 91072 v5 Digital Technologies 1.42 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of digital media
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91071 v5 Digital Technologies 1.41 - Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital information outcome
1
I
4
A.S. 91070 v5 Digital Technologies 1.40 - Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of information management
1
E
3
Y
Total Credits

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