13PAD

Level 3 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.

This course should be taken by students wishing to gain understanding of computer programming and animation as well as students wanting to continue on to further studies in Computer Science. Students with good achievement in AS91907 and AS91098 will be allowed to progress to a paper at Auckland University. 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 and electronics engineer.




Recommended Prior Learning

Student must have gained 10 credits from L2 PAD standards or with the approval of the HOD. One Standard offered in this course is also offered in 13DTG.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 18741 v6
NZQA Info
Create a computer program to provide a solution
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
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
6
6
6
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
6
6
6
6
6
6
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
3
3
3
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: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
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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