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Y9 DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY STUDIES

Technology

This course leads to 10DTS

This one semester course focuses on Web and App Development. It also covers computer science theory and provides an introduction to Python programming. Web and App development includes: • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) using Nielsen’s Usability Heuristics • Design Principles and Elements • File Management Procedures • Web design using HTML and CSS (Brackets, Sublime Text, NotePad ++) • Wireframing and Mockups (Prototyping) • App Development using Thunkable Computer Science and an introduction to Python Programming • Data Representation (Understanding Binary) • Error Control Encoding (Check Digits and Parity) • Algorithms (Search and Sort) • Python Programming

Teacher in charge -
Mrs Michelle Gallagher

students in this course will be working towards