Digital Technologies and Media Studies

The Digital Technologies curriculum aims to ensure that students can:

  • design, create, manage and evaluate sustainable and innovative digital solutions to meet and redefine current and future needs
  • use computational thinking and the key concepts of abstraction; data collection, representation and interpretation; specification, algorithms and development to create digital solutions
  • apply systems thinking to monitor, analyse, predict and shape the interactions within and between information systems and the impact of these systems on individuals, societies, economies and environments
  • confidently use digital systems to efficiently and effectively automate the transformation of data into information and to creatively communicate ideas in a range of settings
  • apply protocols and legal practices that support safe, ethical and respectful communications and collaboration with known and unknown audiences.

The Media Arts curriculum aims to develop students’:

  • conceptual and perceptual ideas and representations through design and inquiry processes
  • understanding of the use of the techniques, materials, processes and technologies
  • critical and creative thinking skills, Media Arts languages, knowledge of Media Arts theories and practices
  • respect for and acknowledgement of the diverse roles, innovations, traditions, histories and cultures of artists, designers, commentators and critics
  • understanding of Media Arts social, cultural and industry practices
  • confidence, curiosity, imagination, enjoyment and a personal aesthetic.

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