L1 Digital Technology Course Outline

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Term


Code


Achievement Standard Title


Credits

Int / Ext


FAO   


1


AS90917

Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate

to cultural conventions


4


I


N


1-2
AS91045

Use planning tools to guide the technological development of an outcome to address a brief


4

I

N

1-2


AS91073

Implement basic procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome


4


I


N


2-3

AS91075

Construct a plan for a basic computer program for a specified task


3

I

N
2-3
AS91076
3
I
N

3-4


*AS91074

Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts from computer science


3


E


N

* Literacy credits - 3

What should I have already achieved? 
A passion for digital media design and programming.

What will I learn? 
This course focuses on students developing skills and knowledge within the areas of digital media, computer programming and computer science. Students work through a design process including: research, design and problem solving, integration of digital media and information, testing, evaluation and production.
You will be given the opportunity to learn image manipulation, animation, web design and development, computer programming and the basic concepts of algorithms, programming languages and user interfaces.

Success in this course qualifies students for entry into Level 2 courses Computer Science and Design.



How will this course be assessed? 
A maximum of 21 credits are offered in this course with 5 internal standards and 1 external standard (10 page report).

Will there be any FAO? (Further Assessment Opportunities) 
There will be no FAO in this course. 

Are there any Pre-requisites for Level 2
Computer Science - Achieved or better AS91075 and AS91076 (plan and construct a program) or pass AS91074 ( computer science concepts) externally. Exemptions from these prerequisites will be made for those with passion and involvement in programming.
Visual Arts Design - Achieved or better in AS90917 (Animated Caricature) and AS91073 (Web Development).

What are the course costs? $10.00 (Code Avengers online learning registration)