Level 1 Computer Science Information 101
Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Foulds.
Computer Science Information 101
The course is suited to those who enjoyed all aspects of the Year 10DIT or 10CSI courses particularly the Computer Science concepts.
There will be four main Computer Science topics with a project for each. Students will have time to explore the concepts and be creative in developing their own Digital Outcomes.
- Computer Science - Programming
- Computer Science - Algorithms
- Computer Science - Databases
- Computer Science - Compression Coding
One Achievement Standard is offered in:
- Digital Technologies 1.1 - 92004 (5 credits): Create a computer program
Students will have a strong interest in problem solving, working independently and collaboratively as well as a desire to develop software solutions.
Students can also take the option DIT101 as this course compliments CSI101.
Practice for and complete an Assessment for Digital Technologies 1.1 - 92004 (5 credits): Create a computer program
Searching and Sorting Algorithms Project
Data Compression Project
Data Compression Project
Recommended Prior Learning
Prerequisite courses or standards
Working at a Level 5 or above for the Progress Outcomes; Designing and Developing Digital Outcomes, Computational Thinking and Technology Process.
This course is open entry to students however it is an academic course and students should preferably have studied in 10CSI or 10DIT and passed the following criteria.
Working at Level 5 or above in Technology Process.
Gained an 'AT' or above on the Programming assessments.
Students who do not meet the above criteria are expected to discuss their suitability for the course with the HOD (Head of Department) Mr Foulds and show commitment to completing online coding courses in preparation for February 2024.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A set of headphones (ear plugs).
Have credit on their Papercut account for printing of some assessments.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
CSI201- NCEA Level 2 Computer Science Information 201, DIT201 - NCEA Level 2 Digital Information Technology 201, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Systems Administrator, Survey Technician, Software Developer, Information Technology Architect, Electronics Engineer, Game Developer, Biomedical Engineer,