3CDT

Level 3 Creative Digital Technology*

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This is a project based course where students are able to choose what type of project they will develop, and what technologies they will use. Students will put forward a plan and design ideas, build their technical skills, test and improve their design, and finally present their outcome.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity - explore possibilities and create original outcomes.
  • Students will choose a project and will focus on the technologies relevant to that project. 
    • Game graphics or character design (Adobe, Blender)
    • Character animation
    • Virtual Reality (create models and environments)
    • Game programming (Unity C#/ Python/ block code) 
    • 3D modelling (game content/ buildings/ environment) 
    • Website development
  • Use the design process to propose design ideas, develop, test and create quality digital outcomes.

  • Digital skills - become confident and skilled using a range of applications and technologies.

  • Problem solving - critical thinking to find a way to reach the desired goal. Testing and trialling, creating and debugging programs.

  • Planning and project management.


Resources Required

A4 visual diary, clearfile, pens, pencils, headphones

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91901 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.2 - Apply user experience methodologies to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91903 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91907 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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