*New Course Offering* Applied Information Technology General
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Students who have not continued on with Digital Technologies subjects in Years 9 and 10 can still achieve high success in the course.
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Technology exists in everything that we do and skills in this area is in constant demand.
The development and application of digital technologies impact most aspects of living and working in our society. Digital technologies have changed how people interact and exchange information. These developments have created new challenges and opportunities in lifestyle, entertainment, education and commerce.
Throughout the Applied Information Technology General course, students investigate client-driven issues and challenges, devise solutions, produce models or prototypes and then evaluate and refine the design solution in collaboration with the client. Students are provided with the opportunity to experience, albeit in a school environment, developing digital solutions for real situations.
The practical application of skills, techniques and strategies to solve information problems is a key focus of the course. Students also gain an understanding of computer systems and networks. In undertaking projects and designing solutions, the legal, ethical and social issues associated with each solution are also considered and evaluated.
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills of digital technologies. It also encourages students to use digital technologies in a responsible and informed manner.
The Applied Information Technology General course provides a sound theoretical and practical foundation, offering pathways to further studies and a wide range of technology based careers.
- Syllabus and other SCSA documentation can be found HERE
- Expertise in technology makes you stand out from the rest of the crowd, ensuring you a competitive edge.
- Technology offers transferable skills even if your primary career choice is in another field.