Level 1 Digital Information Technology
Teacher in Charge: T. Chisholm
This course covers Digital Information and Media. We use a range of software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) to create original content. Specifically in this course you will make a brochure, website, and infographic. We will focus on ensuring that our outcomes are easy to use and contain original graphics. Good design habits play an important part in what we do and you will learn how to create print and online media that could be used in the real world.
METHODS OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment will include managing data (infographic), creating a digital media outcome (brochure), prototyping (website) and usability (Human Computer Interaction External). Achievement Standard 9188 is externally assessed.
RELATIONSHIP TO NATIONAL CERTIFICATE/TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS
DTI101 is one of two, digital technology, level one courses. This course leads to four digital technology level 2 courses (DTI201, COM203, COM303 and COM201) and then onto two level 3 courses within this field (DTI301[a] and COM301[a]).
[a] = approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Headphones which plug into a standard headphone jack (not Apple) for accessing sound in tutorial videos.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.