Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Foulds.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 or 10CSI and passed the following criteria. Students who have not should contact the HOD Mr Foulds who will advise of some online courses to complete.
Achieved grade on the WOW Project due to the Digital Media focus and Adobe Software Skills needed in DIT101. To ensure students have the web coding skills necessary for DIT101 they must have passed the Designer Profile Website coding Assessment in Year 10.
Design Information Technologies 101
There will be three main Design Information Technology topics with a project for each. Students will have time to explore the topic concepts and be creative in developing their own Digital Outcomes.
One Achievement Standard is offered in:
Students can also take the option CSI101 as this course compliments DIT101.
Software Skills Photoshop and Illustrator for editing and creating own images and graphics.
HTML / CSS Web Skills for coding the Grid System Layout.
Assessment for Digital Technologies 1.2 - 92005 (5 credits): Develop a digital technologies outcome (Music Genre Website) project.
Use basic iterative processes to Develop a Digital Outcome of choice (Game, Database, Website, Infographic, Animation, Video or 3D Printing) project.
Human Computer Interaction (User Interface Design) project.
If you didn’t already know, there are so many job vacancies out there in the big wide world for people with Digital Technologies qualifications. There just aren’t enough of you! The top 5 skills employers are looking for are; Problem Solving, Team-working, Communication, Critical Thinking and Creativity. So if you enjoy the subject and take it all the way to Uni, you could find yourself fighting off job offers when you graduate. Jobs areas; Web Development, Graphic Design, Marketing/Branding, User Interface Designer and Product Development.Career Pathways
User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Manager, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Copywriter, Software Developer, Information Technology Architect, Architect, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Game DeveloperContributions and Equipment/Stationery
A set of headphones (ear plugs).
Also have credit on their Papercut account for printing of some assessments.