Information and Communication Technology investigates the ways in which modern technologies are used in work and play.
Years 7 & 8
This is a compulsory subject, one period per week, where students experience a wide range of technologies and investigate:
- Multimedia creation
- Online safety
- Advance searching techniques
- Game design
Years 9 & 10
Several electives are offered each year for one semester each. The electives offered rotate through:
- Television Production
Making use of the college’s two television studios, students work through the process of design, creation and manipulation of television content.
- Game Design
Student use professional game design languages to investigate game design.
- Publishing Online
Students make use of HTML, CMS’s and blogs to publish a range of original material on the world wide web investigating issues such as design and layout, copyright, determination of appropriate content, etc.
- Programming the Raspberry Pi
Using one of the world’s smallest computers measuring just 8.6cm x 5.4cm x 1.7cm, students learn how to interface with and control a computer and its peripherals.
- Digital Animation
Students use a range of software programs to investigate and create both 2D and 3D animations along with motion capture and other effects.
Three VCE IT subjects are offered: Computing (Units 1&2); Informatics (Units 3&4); and Software Development (Units 3&4).