12PAD

Level 2 Programming and Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Ram

Students doing this course will learn to program in Python which is the language of choice of most New Zealand universities. You will also learn animation and image manipulation. These modern skills are becoming increasingly desirable in the workplace.

This course should be taken by students wishing to gain understanding of computer programming and image manipulation as well as students wanting to continue on to further studies in Computer Science. This course links to the Creative Industries and the Technology Sectors and encompasses these sector related careers: Computer programmer, website developer, database administrator, software engineer, computer technician, network manager, computer scientist, electronics engineer.




Recommended Prior Learning

This course is designed for students who have an interest in programming. L1 Merit or Excellence in AS91883 or approval from the HOD. Exclusions: One standard offered in this course is also offered in 12DTG.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18740 v6
NZQA Info
Create a simple computer program to meet a set brief
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29773 v1
NZQA Info
Produce digital images for a range of digital media
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91896 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
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. 91897 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.8 - Use advanced processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
6
6
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. 91898 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
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: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

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