1COM2

1 Communication (1COM2) 84

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Evans

Learners who enrol in the Communications course will develop their literacy skills through a range of contexts which are designed to help them explore work and study pathways, as well as develop employability skills to assist in readying them for future study or work pathways. 

 

Learners will have the opportunity to complete both Level 1 and Level 2 NCEA Unit standards in this course, suited to their needs. There will be a strong focus on building a deeper understanding of themselves, where their strengths lie and developing their ability to work as part of a team. 

 

This course is aimed at learners who may find literacy a challenge and need more support   With a further opportunity to discuss standards on offer with the Teacher in Charge depending on learner progress and or capability.

 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $5.00 for in class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.
● E-learning lesson & homework tool to assist and reinforce lessons. (Quill $25.00 per subscription)

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26622 v5
NZQA Info
Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26624 v6
NZQA Info
Read texts with understanding
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26625 v7
NZQA Info
Actively participate in spoken interactions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90989 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 3

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