Digital technologies / Year 9 and 10 / Digital Technologies Processes and Production Skills

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create interactive solutions for sharing ideas and information online, taking into account safety, social contexts and legal responsibilities (ACTDIP043)

Elaborations
  • investigating legal responsibilities of organisations regarding the storage, communication and disposal of personal and organisational data, for example the Australian Privacy Principles as they apply to intellectual property
  • applying techniques to make ethical decisions when faced with dilemmas about security and ownership of data, for example selecting an action that results in the greatest benefit for the most number of people; avoiding the use of photos of deceased persons from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • creating an interactive web-based project that provides enterprising opportunities and complies with accessibility requirements, for example using fragments of a web language to create dynamic content that supports interactivity
  • creating online interactive solutions for working with others by combining or modifying online software tools to support project work
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Information management,  Social media,  Digital citizenship,  Information protection,  Legal responsibility

Teacher resource

Digital citizenship

Find out about Digital citizenship. Use this topic from the Digital Technologies Hub to learn more, get ideas about how to teach about it, find out what other schools are doing and use the applications and games in the classroom.

Teacher resource

Managing a group project: Augmented Reality

This is a unit for Year 9 from the Scope and sequence resources from the DT Hub. In this collaborative project, students plan, implement and monitor an AR project. They develop project management skills, collaborate with others and undertake a specific role. Use this flow of activities to plan and assess students against ...

Teacher resource

Robotics and embedded systems

This is a unit for Year 10 from the Scope and sequence resources from the DT Hub. A selection of four projects is presented to accommodate a range of student skill levels and interest, teacher background and school resources. Select the relevant project for your students or allow them to choose a project that appeals to ...

Teacher resource

Digital Technologies Hub

The Digital Technologies Hub is a website that supports Australian primary teachers, secondary teachers, students, school leaders and school communities in engaging with the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. The hub provides scaffolded support for teachers and many of the resources will assist those getting started ...

Teacher resource

Cybersafety

Try some of these games, videos, activities and tools to help your students make the right decisions when using the Internet. These links are from the Digital Technologies Hub which is a website that supports Australian primary teachers, secondary teachers, students, school leaders and school communities in engaging with ...

Teacher resource

Copyright and digital citizenship

This unit of work can be used to develop students' awareness of copyright, intellectual property and the impact of film and television piracy on the media industry. Activities focus on the rights of a creator, understanding ethics of good digital citizenship including acknowledging the work of others, and the risks associated ...

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The Conversation: Algorithm

A series of explanatory articles about how algorithms work, be it applied to chess, the spread of social media, art, conservation, or artificial intelligence. Articles are authored by recognised experts on the topic. Resource can be used to develop a broad understanding of algorithms and their role in everyday life. The ...

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Timothy Berners-Lee: father of the World Wide Web

This is a video interview with Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web. He discusses when and how he was inspired to develop the web; his interest in computers and science from an early age; creativity and motivation; his commitment to open common systems and standards; the moral responsibility of web scientists; ...