Level 2 Programming and Design

12PAD
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.




Pathway

Level 3 Digital Technologies, Level 3 Programming and Design

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

Disclaimer

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