Year 10 Digital Technologies

10DTI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms O. Liddle

Recommended Prior Learning

It's recommended that students have completed the Year 9 computing course and/or have done some programming using Scratch or some other programming language.


Year 10 Digital Technology is a wide ranging and challenging course that will appeal to all creative high achieving students.  Students are introduced to subjects that lead directly into higher level computing courses at Secondary School and eventually into Tertiary subjects such as Computer Science, Information Systems and Media Designs.  

 Major components of the course are desktop publishing, programming and developing a website. There are options for including animation and video also.

Topics covered will include:

Web development - HTML and basic CSSOutcome Design/Development Cycle

Digital photography and image editing in Photoshop (Small proportion)

Scratch programming

Desktop Publishing – InDesign

C Sharp programming 

Design Principles

Computer Science Concepts

Outcome Design/Development Cycle


Course Overview

Term 1
Outcome development focus.
You will use PhotoShop and InDesign to design and develop a poster. The focus is on strong design principles and making improvements to further your outcome.

We then revise the programming principles using Scratch and introducing coding in C Sharp

Term 2
You will develop your programming skills in C Sharp to make a basic chatbot or quiz.

You will learn about HTML and how it is used to create a website. You will then learn some basic ways to style and change your content using CSS.

Term 3
Outcome development focus.
You will use PhotoShop and InDesign to design and develop a poster. The focus is on strong design principles and making improvements to further your outcome.

We then revise the programming principles using Scratch and introducing coding in C Sharp

Term 4
You will develop your programming skills in C Sharp to make a basic chatbot or quiz.

You will learn about HTML and how it is used to create a website. You will then learn some basic ways to style and change your content using CSS.

Learning Areas:

Digital Technology


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Software Developer, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Information Technology Architect, Game Developer, Project Manager, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master

Equipment/Stationery

Ear phones with a 3.5mm Audio jack
Example: https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/audio/headphones-earphones/wired-earphones/sony-mdre9lpb-in-ear-headphones-black/prod111362.html?gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8LrQl_fN6wIVSHZgCh3b9gN_EAQYAiABEgISk_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds


Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Software Developer, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Information Technology Architect, Game Developer, Project Manager, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master


Disclaimer

this information may vary