DTI201

Level 2 Digital Information Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Chisholm

This course builds on DTI101 and focusses on Digital Information and Media. We will use a range of software applications (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) to create original content. Specifically in this course we will plan and create a detailed infographic. We will also create a website. Our focus is on ensuring that our outcomes are easy to use and contain original artwork. 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.

In the external we will write a summary on how we developed either our infographic or website.
RELATIONSHIP TO NATIONAL CERTIFICATE/TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS
DTI201 leads to three Digital Technology at level 3 (COM301[a], DTM301 and DTI301[a]).[a] = University approved subject.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT
This course involves five Achievement Standards which includes one external assessment.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry but success in DTI101 and a flair for design is an advantage


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Headphones which plug into a standard headphone jack (not Apple) for accessing sound in tutorial videos.

Pathway

This course can lead on to COM301 / DTI301.
Digital technologies is a fantastic stepping stone to a huge range of careers beyond school in information technology, graphic and web design, animation, software development, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality. Many of the jobs in highest demand are concentrated in these design and technology-related sectors.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91357 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.4 - Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91891 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.2 - Apply conventions to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91899 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.10 - Present a summary of developing a digital outcome
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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