13DIT

NCEA Level 3 Digital Information Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Molyneux

It is important that we produce those who both use and understand technology. To that end this course blends programming, and the use, understanding and development of common workplace tools such as database and research applications. The emphasis is on problem solving and fitness for purpose.

Standards assessed will vary depending on cohort and tailored to group interests.

  • Digital Information - word processing, spreadsheets, database development;
  • Digital Media - digital image manipulation, desktop publishing;
  • Programing - website development and coding with Python;
  • Planning and designing digital solutions that are fit for purpose; and
  • Problem-solving.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.


Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Year 12 DIT with at least 14 credits.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 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
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91905 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91906 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
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
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91908 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.