CSC8

Computer Science - NCEA Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Earl

This course is a progression from Level 2 Computer Science. In this multi-stranded course Students can elect to either continue their development with computer programming or digital media. Programming focuses on designing object-oriented programming that are modular and have a graphical user interface. Whereas, digital media focus on acquiring a range of practical skills and demonstrate these using various software applications as required to produce a solution for a project. Specifically, students will develop skills associated with writing JavaScript, complex tools and techniques in HTML, CSS

Software used will include Photoshop, Illustrator, Notepad++ or similar applications.


If you do not meet the course prerequisite entry requirements you may be eligible for an exemption at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge

This is an approved subject for University Entrance.

Recommended Prior Learning

CSC7

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

A.S. 91905 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 91906 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 91907 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 91909 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.10 - Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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