Digital Technologies Programming


Year 11 Digital Technologies Programming (Coding)    (11PRG)

The focus of the teaching and learning in Year 11 Programming is development of the knowledge and skills needed to complete the computer program development process.  This process involves defining and understanding the problem (brief), planning and designing a solution using logical thinking and problem solving to construct an algorithm, coding the solution, testing and evaluating the code and documenting the code.  Students are given the option to enter one external standard that requires the student to independently research and produce a report that demonstrates an understanding of a variety of computer science concepts including algorithms, different programming languages and user interfaces.

Internal Standards (Projects)

  • AS 91045  Use planning tools to guide the development of an outcome (4 credits)
  • AS 91047  Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief (6 credits)
  • AS 91883  Develop a computer program (4 credits)
  • AS 91884  Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome (6 credits)

External Standard (Optional - Online Exam - 3 hours)

  • AS 91886  Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction (3 credits)


Year 12 Digital Technologies Programming    (12PRG)

The Level 2 Programming course focuses on furthering students’ knowledge and skills in computer programming (coding).  Students will concentrate on learning a second programming language and expanding their ability to use the program development process to plan, design, code, test and evaluate advanced computer programs for specified tasks.  At this level the students are expected to construct modular, well-structured code and demonstrate an ability to use a variety of sequential, conditional and iterative structures effectively to produce flexible and robust computer programs.

Internal Standards (Programming Projects)

  • AS 91357  Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype (6 credits)
  • AS 91896  Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program (6 credits)
  • AS 91897  Use advanced processes to develop a digital media outcome (6 credits)

External Standard (Optional - Online Exam - 3 hours)

  • AS 91898  Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept  (3 credits)


Year 13 Digital Technologies Programming    (13PRG)

Internal Standards

  • AS 91611  Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense  (6 credits)
  • AS 91906  Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program  (6 credits)
  • AS 91907  Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome  (6 credits)

External Standard (Optional - Online Exam - 3 hours)

  • AS 91908  Analyse an area of computer science  (3 credits)


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