NCEA Level 1 Computer Science Information 101
Teacher in Charge: G. Hall
CSI101 - 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 terms.
Achievement standards are offered in
- Computer Science - Algorithms
- Computer Science - Programming
- Computer Science - Databases
- Digital Infrastructure - Hardware/Computer Systems
- Computer Science - Compression Coding.
Students will have a strong interest in problem solving, working independently and 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 Assessment Standard 1.7_(91883)_Program using Python Coding.
Practice for the Assessment Standard 1.9_(91885)_Searching and Sorting Algorithms
Practice for and complete an assessment, Assessment Standard 1.9_(91885)_Searching and Sorting Algorithms
Practice for and complete most of an assessment, Assessment Standard 1.3_(91879)_Databases
OPTIONS (Only for students who are not taking 11DIT):
- Complete most of an assessment, Assessment Standard 1.8_(91884)_Iterative Process
Complete an assessment, Assessment Standard 1.3_(91879)_Databases
Practice for and complete an assessment, Assessment Standard 1.6_(91882)_Computer Systems
Practice for the external assessment, Assessment Standard 1.11_(91887)_Data Compression
OPTIONS (for students who are not taking 11DIT):
- Complete Assessment Standard 1.8_(91884)_Iterative Process
Sit the external assessment, Assessment Standard 1.11_(91887)_Data Compression
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
- Students need to contribute $10 towards access to a range of online coding courses on Codeavengers.
- 1E4 - 7mm Quad Book 28 pages, pen, pencil, eraser, ruler.
- A set of headphones (ear plugs).
- It is optional for students to make a contribution $5-10 for their CodeAvengers Python course, this can be paid at the school office early in Term 1.
- Have credit on their Papercut account for printing of some assessments.
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 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 Mr Foulds or The Teacher In Charge of Computer Science Mr Hall and show commitment to completing online coding courses in preparation for February 2021.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 2