Level 3 Design Technology

13DNT
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Walden

This course has an open entry, anyone who would like to take it can do so.


End of Year In Situ Project - The Client

Year 13 Design Technology focuses on critical context project based learning using any kind of materials to create a physical outcome and digital technologies to support the theory work of the outcome. This is a 12 credit assessment with two internal achievement standards..

 For example, Students can design wearable art to enter into the World of Wearable arts competition Wellington, New Zealand, and use instagram to share their construction process and gain feedback.. Students can create a mini collection to exhibit in a location of their choice (including virtual exhibitions), Students can make Korowai that is then gift as Toanga to special representatives of their whānau or school, while using youtube to create vlogging instructional videos on korowai construction. Student can create a product (shoes, jewellery) using 3D printing and 3D modelling software, Tinkercad. 

Students can choose an optional External to gain endorsement, which consists of a design portfolio of their Client work (no more than 20 pages)

Students can also enter Scholarship Technology with a negotiated context of their choice which lasts the whole year

Start of Year Construction Project

 

Students are also given the opportunity to research and enter a competition. Examples of these are, The Hokanui Fashion Design awards, Light and Dark Photoshop skills competition, Eco Fashion runway awards, Stagequest, HETTANZ wearable art awards. This assessment is worth 4 credits and is internally assessed using the planning achievement standard.




Subject Overview

Term 2
Term 2
Week 2, Competition Project Hand in

Term 4
Term 4
week 2 External portfolio due

Week 5/6 My Passion project due

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are required to supply materials to complete prototypes.Eg Fabrics, wood, foam board ect
COURSE CONTRIBUTION - $50
The course fee covers all materials required to put the prototype together including glue, art supplies, threads, sandpaper 3D printing filament, and maintenance of all classroom machinery ect


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91609 v3 Generic Technology 3.2 - Undertake project management to support technological practice
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91610 v3 Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91611 v3 Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91627 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
3
E
4
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.