13COM

Year 13 Computer Studies (13COM)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Rounds

This is a continuation of Year 12 Computer Studies and will further equip you with entry knowledge and skills in IT (Information Technology). You will learn intermediate and advanced tools and techniques to manipulate data in a range of programs such as, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. You will learn how to use digital tools to research, collaborate and connect with others effectively, safely and using good practice.  You will also develop problem solving skills that are in demand within the IT industry. 

 Please note: Computer Studies is not UE approved but the credits you gain will contribute towards NCEA Level 3.

Pre-requisites

12COM or 12PRG or 12DGT and gained 10 or more credits or by approval of the HOD.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Funds available for printing

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
U.S. 29786 v1
NZQA Info
Produce a spreadsheet for organisational use
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29787 v1
NZQA Info
Produce and use a database to provide a solution for organisational use
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29789 v1
NZQA Info
Use a presentation application to produce an interactive multimedia presentation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29796 v1
NZQA Info
Collaborate effectively with others in a digital environment
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 7
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0