L2 Digital Science

L2DISC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Walker

Building on the skills and concepts covered at L1, this L2 Digital Science course is centred around the management, design and development of a computer program. This project can yield up to 18 credits alone. An opportunity for endorsement will come through an external report based on an area of Computer Science.

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.


Pathway

L3 Digital Science

Required Prior Learning

Entry subject to gaining 12 credits at L1 Digital Science, or by negotiation with HOD.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91890 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.1 - Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91892 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
2
I
4
A.S. 91896 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
2
I
6
A.S. 91897 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.8 - Use advanced processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
2
I
6
A.S. 91898 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
2
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

Data Analyst, Security Consultant, Geospatial Specialist, Test Analyst, Intelligence Officer, Office Manager, Primary School Teacher, Health Services Manager, Information Technology Architect, Records Adviser, Electronics Trades Worker, Systems Administrator, Software Developer, Games Developer, Software Support Representative, Service Desk Technician, IT Support and Operations Manager, Systems Engineer, Test Analyst, Information System Project Manager, Clinical Informatics Analyst, Geographical Informatics Analyst