Digital Technologies provides students with practical opportunities to use design thinking and to be innovative developers of digital solutions and knowledge. The subject helps students to become innovative creators of digital solutions, effective users of digital systems and critical consumers of information conveyed by digital systems.
Students will complete a range of Programming & Coded Activities with a focus on efficiency of Design & Operations, including: Selection, Iteration (Loops), Functions, etc. This course is designed to adequately prepare students for Senior Secondary Digital Technologies (SACE).
Investigation requirements include ‘The Impact of Computer Programs on Modern Life’ & Issues related to Online usage & presence. Topics for this Course will include:
· Programming Structures – Selection & Iteration
· General-purpose Programming Language – Python
· Pseudo Code – Plain English planning using both Written & Graphical means
· Internet Safety
· Computer Systems & our reliance on them
· Robotics – LEGO Mindstorms
Students will be assessed using the ‘Design Cycle’ approach to projects, design, make, evaluate using IB criterion (A,B,C,D)
CARE • COMMITMENT • CO-OPERATION • RESPECT