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Course - Information & Software Technology

At Covenant Christian School, Information & Software Technology involves the application of creative gifts to solve problems and develop solutions with the use of computer-based technologies. Students are encouraged to recognise the authority of the gospel when interacting with, and using, technology.

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FAQ

What is the course about?

There are no prerequisites for the study of Information and Software Technology. It is an elective course which builds upon the knowledge, skills and experiences developed in the Year 7 and 8 Technology course.  This course integrates the study of core content within the context of options delivered through projects.

What projects will we do?

Year 9 projects (may change depending on class and resources):

  • Robotics and Automated Systems – Students learn about robotics through the use of LEGO EV3 Mindstorms and participate in the RoboCup competition.
  • Software Development and Programming – Students participate in a competition run by Sydney University where they learn to program using the popular programming language, Python.
  • Authoring and Multimedia - Develop a mobile phone app

Year 10 projects (may change depending on class and resources):

  • Hardware and Software Development and Programming – Students work with a client to create an Augmented Reality school tour.
  • Internet and Website Development – Students work with a client to develop a website written in HTML.
  • Digital Media - Students build a game for a client.
Do I need to be able to code to study this course?

It is not a requirement to be able to code for this course however, I would recommend a strong interest in learning to code.

If you have further questions, please contact:
TAS Coordinator - Mr Nick Williams
nwilliams@covenant.nsw.edu.au