Year 13 Creative Digital Technology

13CDT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Kyd

Content:
This course will give students the opportunity to further develop expertise in their chosen area of digital technology. Students are given the opportunity to select and develop one or two projects, with topics based on personal interests and skill levels. Students will arrive at outcomes guided by a brief while following a design process or iterative methodology, as appropriate. Topics also introduced will be user experience design, big data, AI, and societal implications of technology.   

Skills:
Students will gain expertise in their choice of the following: digital art and animation (Adobe software), website development (html,css,js), game development (Unity/Godot/HTML/JS), robotics and programming. 

Students will learn about and apply project management techniques to manage their time and projects, working either individually or collaboratively.



Contributions and Equipment

A4 or A3 Visual Diary


Recommended Prior Learning

12CDT is of advantage. Otherwise, students will need to have confidence in any ONE of the following: animating, digital art, Adobe apps, 3D modelling, game programming, coding.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
Y
A.S. 91901 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.2 - Apply user experience methodologies to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
3
I
3
Y
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91907 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91908 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
3
E
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Pathway Tags

Web developer, Software developer, Animator, Graphic design, Game Developer, Gaming artist, Virtual reality developer, Social media manager, Digital marketing, E-commerce, IT support, IT Project manager, Database administrator, Computer programmer, Engineer (various), User experience designer