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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Design the user experience of a digital system by evaluating alternative designs against criteria including functionality, accessibility, usability, and aesthetics (ACTDIP039)

Elaborations
  • designing the user interface of a solution using story boards and mock-ups, for example mocking up the product design of an app for people with disability
  • identifying similar digital systems and existing user interfaces, assessing whether their elements can be reused
  • evaluating aspects of the total user experience, that is, all aspects of the system as perceived by the users, for example, a user’s initial experience of setting up and using a system, or a user’s emotional or cultural response to using a digital system
  • designing documentation, branding, and marketing for a digital solution, for example a product demonstration screencast or ‘getting started’ user guide
  • applying the principles and elements of design to a client’s requirements and evaluating the success of a solution through an iterative feedback process, for example using customer feedback to refine a user interface to more effectively provide access to important features
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Information and communication technologies,  Critical thinking,  Aesthetics,  User interfaces,  Usability,  Accessibility

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