Level 3 Digital Technologies

13DIT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Mc Intyre

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES – YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
CODE: 13DIT

You will cover the knowledge and skills in a similar way to the Level 1 course. The course consists of the following:
• Theory-based research where you will explore aspects of hardware and software advantages of using different computer applications for completing different tasks
• Practical-based ‘digital media’ where you will explore digital media outcomes such as graphics, web page design and document design.

At this stage you will apply advanced skills towards an overarching project run over the year that blends any one of the skill specialisations developed over the recent years i.e. game development, 3D animation, software programming, database programming, and app development.

Resources Required: Earphones or Headphones.

For further information see: Ms Strydom


Entry Requirements

13DIT is only available to students who have successfully completed 12DIT.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29789 v1 Use a presentation application to produce an interactive multimedia presentation
3
I
3
A.S. 91633 v4 Digital Technologies 3.41 - Implement complex procedures to develop a relational database embedded in a specified digital outcome
3
I
6
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91909 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.10 - Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome
3
E
3
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

Software Developer, Game Developer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Data Analyst


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.