Digital Technologies - Level 2

DGT2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Simpson

Digital Technologies is the study of how computers work; how they can be programmed; and how they can be used to manage, process and present information.


The DGT2 course focuses on:
Further website design (using HTML, CSS, PHP)
Database design (using SQL)
Further programming (using Java)
Computer Science topics (e.g. binary, ASCII, UniCode, data compression, data encryption)

This course builds upon the skills and knowledge learnt in the DGT1 course. The course requires students to be self-motivated and to work independently.

2021 Digital Technology Trip - USA - Silicon Valley
• Year 12 & 13 Digital Technology Students
• Term 3/4 Holidays


Course Overview

Term 1
Creation of a complex HTML and CSS websites
Creation of MySQL databases and integration with websites

Term 2
Creation of MySQL databases and integration with websites
Programming a complex game using Java

Term 3
Programming a complex game using Java
Computer Science Concepts

Term 4
Computer Science Concepts

Pathway

Digital Technologies - Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

No fees. No equipment required (although having access to a computer at home will be useful for continuing classwork at home)


Prerequisites

You should have taken the DT1 course, and gained the majority of the credits available. If you did not take the DT1 course, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91898 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2
2
E
3
Y
A.S. 91896 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4
2
I
6
A.S. 91893 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
2
I
4
A.S. 91892 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Web Developer, Software Developer, Game Developer, User Experience Designer, Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, IT Manager, IT Support


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.