Applied Information Technology
The Applied Information Technology ATAR & General course provides students with the knowledge and skills to use a range of computer hardware and software to create, manipulate and communicate information in an effective, responsible and informed manner.
Students develop an understanding of computer systems; the management of data; and use a variety of software applications to investigate, design, construct and evaluate digital products and digital solutions.
This course offers pathways to further studies, a range of technology-based careers, a set of skills that equip students for the 21st century and gives them an appreciation of the impact of information technology on society.
Applied Information Technology ATAR
WACE Breadth & Depth Requirement:
60% in English Standard. It is desirable to have Digital Technologies class experience in Year 9 and /or 10, though not essential.
Students investigate client-driven issues and challenges, devise solutions, produce models or prototypes and then evaluate and refine the developed digital product and solution.
Media Information and Communication Technologies
This unit focuses on the use of digital technologies to create and manipulate digital media. Students use a range of applications to create visual and audio communications. They examine trends in digital media transmissions and implications arising from the use of these technologies.
Digital Technologies in Business
This unit focuses on the skills, principles and practices associated with various types of documents and communications. Students identify the components and configuration of networks to meet the needs of a business. They design digital solutions for clients, being mindful of the various impacts of technologies within legal, ethical and social boundaries.
- Applied Information Technology General