DTE6

Digital Technology - NCEA Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Kara

Students will be exposed to general computer literacy skills where they will acquire a basic understanding in the rapidly growing area of information technology. This course will allow students to use a range of applications to enhance their digital technology competency.

It includes the following range of modules for students to choose from:

Develop a digital media outcome - Web Pages
Create and process data in a spreadsheet
Create a Presentation
Print Media
Desktop Published Documents

"You can be a creator and an artist, not just a consumer"


Course Overview

Term 1
Students will learn to plan a web page, create code for a web page, and add hyperlinks to a website using a mark-up language with a text editor. After learning how to do these skills students will be assessed with US25659 Create a web page using a mark-up language with a text editor, worth 2 credits.

Students will learn to create a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data. They have self-paced lessons available on eStudee. They will insert formulae and create graphs. Students will then be assessed with US18743 Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data worth 2 credits.
Students with an aptitude for Excel will be offered a Level 2 Spreadsheet Assessment US29770.

Students will end Term 1 with a total of 4 credits.

Term 2
Students will learn how to plan and use the functions of a presentation programme. This will include looping using timed recordings, hyperlinking, and adding voice and music audio. Students will need to use design skills to format content in an attractive layout. Students will then be assessed on US5946 Use computer technology to create and deliver a presentation from given content, worth 3 credits.

Students will build on the skills and knowledge learnt on their single webpage and will start preparing to create a website with a minimum of three linked pages. Practice and scaffolding will take place.

Students will end Term 2 with 3 credits - a total of 7 all together.

Term 3
The assessment will be started. Testing and refining of code and explaining the relevant implications are included. Students will be assessed with AS91880 Develop a digital media outcome worth 4 credits.

Three documents will be produced based on the created Website. Students will need to be able to produce, proof and print simple desktop published documents using templates. Students will be assessed with US2792 Produce simple desktop published documents using templates worth 2 credits.

Students will end Term 3 with 6 credits - a total of 13 credits all together.

Term 4
Print Media - students will manipulate information both given and self-composed to produce documents which communicate efficiently and effectively and have visual appeal. Practice and scaffolding will be given.

Students will be assessed with US12884 Create electronic documents and manage a file for generic text and information management worth 3 credits. Note this is a Level 2 assessment.

Students will end Term 4 with 3 credits - a total for the year of 17 credits.

Optional extra - Develop a digital outcome to manage data 4 credits

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2792 v8
NZQA Info
Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

U.S. 5946 v8
NZQA Info
Use computer technology to create and deliver a presentation from given content
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12352 v7
NZQA Info
Describe aspects of one's own lineage/whakapapa, heritage, and cultural identity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12884 v8
NZQA Info
Create electronic documents and manage a file for generic text and information management
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

U.S. 18743 v5
NZQA Info
Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
2
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

U.S. 25659 v3
NZQA Info
Create a web page using a mark-up language with a text editor
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5

U.S. 29773 v1
NZQA Info
Produce digital images for a range of digital media
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29776 v1
NZQA Info
Use the main features of an HTML editor to create a website
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

A.S. 91879 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.3 - Develop a digital outcome to manage data
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91880 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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