Digital Technologies

SACE Stage 2

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Digital Technologies

Digital Technologies

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


Students study and create projects focusing on computational thinking, design, programming and data analytics. Students also undertake research in ethical considerations while developing and using any digital product.

This subject develops students' capabilities and skills for programming (advanced coding), collaboration and innovation.

This subject leads to future pathways in Information or Digital Technology, especially in fields related to software development.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
Students learn advanced programming using the language Python and its extensions such as Pygame or Tkinter, to create digital solutions such as a video game. Students undertake projects individually as well as in collaboration with others, where they design prototypes and use iterative development processes for developing their software.

Students also learn about ethical issues in information technology and data analytics.

Pathways

School Assessment
Project Skills 50%
Collaborative Project 20%


External Assessment
Individual Digital Solution 30%