2PURS1

2 Pursuit (2PURS1) Digital Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy

This course allows learners to pursue projects of their choice and develop outcomes that integrate a range of tools and technical skills. Disciplines and tools the learner can draw from may include: Graphic Design, Animation, 3D modelling, Programming, Databases, Web Design, 3D printing, Vinyl Cutting, Programmable Electronics. 


Learners will also choose from a range of achievement standards that are appropriate to their project and will assess their ability to apply: design process, project management skills, technical skills, to produce an outcome. Sample achievement standards included below. 


** To ensure learners gain the full benefit from this course learners applying for Pursuit should have previous experience with the Technology learning area or have taken 1 Pursuit. We recommend taking this as a full year course for the most benefit. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
No Course Fee associated with this course.
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.

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

Additional course specific stationery items include
A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket
Refill included in Stationery List

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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91890 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.1 - Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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