Computer Science L1

11COMPS
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 



Pathway

Computer Applications L2, Computer Science L2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 Code Avengers account


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: An interest in how computers work.


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

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

Pathway Tags

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