L1DISC

L1 Digital Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Walker

This course covers a range of Digital Science topics and is aimed at students with different levels of skills and knowledge of computer use. The course is designed to give students a basic level of skills and knowledge in order to achieve L1 credits and prepare them for L2 and beyond. 

Areas of learning include: Algorithms, programming and computational thinking.

This course will be assessed using Digital Technology Achievement standards. The assessment will require students to learn and develop new skills in order to apply them to solving problems. Assessment is a combination of internally and externally assessed standards.


Required Prior Learning

Open entry.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91877 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.1 - Develop a proposal for a digital outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91882 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.6 - Develop a computer system

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91883 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91884 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91885 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of searching and sorting algorithms

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91886 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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