11COMPS

Computer Science L1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Sweeney

Students will develop their ability to write computer code to the point that they will be able to write their own basic computer program through an iterative development process. If you like solving puzzles, then this is for you! During this process they will be developing their understanding of the concepts of computer science.  


This course can lead to:  Computer Science is a highly significant industry nationally and globally.  A career in Computer Science can see you as one of the most sought after employees in the job market.  Computer Scientists can work in anything from Architecture, Agriculture and Engineering to Programming, Networking and Web Design or other careers yet to be invented!


For more information, please see Mr Sweeny 



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 Code Avengers account

Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: An interest in how computers work.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91080 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.50 - Demonstrate understanding of the common components of basic digital infrastructures
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91883 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91884 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91885 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of searching and sorting algorithms
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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