INN1
This course requires 2 options.

Innovation - Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Corney

This course enables students to have greater ownership of their learning. They will have a large degree of choice in what they learn about and what Achievement Standards they want to be assessed with. Learning will be based around student led projects based on the following themes: Next Steps, Innovation, Impact.

Depending on numbers, it is likely that there will be combined Level 1, 2 & 3 students.

Below is a SAMPLE of possible credits that could be obtained during the course.


Course Overview

Term 1
Next Steps. Students will be introduced to project based learning and look at different methods including Inquiry, Design Thinking, and Scientific Method. Students will then choose one of these methods to develop a project based on a topic they are interested in or they will investigate possible career pathways.

Term 2
Innovation. Students will complete an Innovation project using the Design Thinking framework.

Term 3
Impact. Students will be encourage to develop a project based on Social Entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is an approach by start-up companies and entrepreneurs in which they develop and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues.

Term 4
Students will complete the project they started in Term 3.

Pathway

Prerequisites

A sense of curiosity.
Year 9 & 10 Inquiry Learning programme an advantage.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91880 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91042 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.4 - Report on personal involvement in a social justice and human rights action
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90993 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 11
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
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