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L1 DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY STUDIES

Technology

This course follows on from 10DTS and leads to L2DTS

Students will learn how to: • Develop a digital media outcome to manage data (using either MS Access, FileMaker or Airtable ) • Take end users into account and use the process of iteration throughout the design, development and testing phase • Effectively use design elements • Address relevant implications in their outcomes, e.g. understanding the correct ethical procedures when producing, using and storing data • Create a website using HTML and CSS (CSS Grid) using Agile methodologies • Create a flexible and robost program using the Python programming lanaguage whilst following python conventions • Test and debug in an organised way with expected, boundary and unexpected data • Demonstrate understanding of human Computer Interaction using Neislens Heuristics (3 hour external paper). Students also have the opportunity to complete an industry certification in either Microsoft Office or Adobe products.

Teacher in charge -
Mrs Michelle Gallagher

students in this course will be working towards

12 credits that are internally assessed and 3 credits that are externally assessed Course endorsement is possible in L1 Digital Technology 11 credits towards Level 1 Literacy This course leads to a university approved course