DTS2

Digital Technologies Science NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 17 Credits

Purpose:

The purpose of this course is for students to gain an appreciation of the ongoing developments and applications for advanced computer software and systems. Computer Science - understand and apply the commonly used terms and logic. Computer Programming - Develop an appreciation of the logic required and elements used to construct and advanced computer program to address a given need. Much of this course will be centred around the development of a computer game.

Entry Requirements:

Achieved results from DTG1 AS91075 and AS91076 or TIC/HOF approval. Those students who did not take DTG1 will require good results from Level one Mathematics.

Course Contribution:

Nil

Leads To:

DTM3, DTS3, DTA3 or future work in the computer infrastructure or programing fields

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
18740 Create a simple computer program to meet a set brief 2 3 Internal
91354 Undertake brief development to address an issue 2 4 Internal
91371 Demonstrate understanding of advanced concepts from computer science 2 4 External
91372 Construct a plan for an advanced computer program for a specified task 2 3 Internal
91373 Construct an advanced computer program for a specified task 2 3 Internal

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