Year 9 Digital Technologies is designed to build on the skills that have been developed in previous years. Learning in Digital Technologies focuses on further developing understanding and skills in computational thinking such as precisely and accurately describing problems and the use of modular approaches to solutions. It also focuses on engaging students with specialised learning in preparation for vocational training or learning in the senior secondary years.
This Australian Curriculum Learning Area is organised around two strands
- Digital Technologies Knowledge and Understanding
- Digital Technologies Process and Production Skills
Assessment: All aspects of assessment focus on the completion of design briefs that include investigation and designing skills, production, analysing and evaluating processes.
In Year 9 Digital Technology can be taken as a semester subject.