DT3 3-4 Activities






DT4 3-4 Activities





- Tony Bates 













To assist in understanding the concepts and research presented in this module, various activities of increasing demand and complexity are provided.

Level 1 (Quiz Activity)
Level 2  (Completion Activity)
Level 3  (Learning Activity)
Level 4 (Advanced Activity)
Level 5 (Research Activity)
Level 6 (RHD Activity)



Level 1 (Quiz Activity)



DT 3-4 Quiz


You should study in detail the Digital Technologies 3 - 4 module before completing the quiz.


Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

85% of questions answered correctly.

75% of questions answered correctly.
 
65% of questions answered correctly.

50% of questions answered correctly.

45% of questions answered correctly. 

25% of questions answered correctly.

<25% of questions answered correctly. 

To complete your quiz go to the Learning@Griffith course website and the select DT4 Quiz.

You may only attempt a quiz once and the first six quizzes attempted will be used to determine their contribution to your Log of Learning Activities. 



Level 2 (Completion Activity)



Happy Birthday


Design and create a banner showing a students name, an avatar of the student, their birth date in binary, and a QR code to play a "happy birthday" song.

It should:
  1. include students name;
  2. digital avatar of student;
  3. binary birth date;
  4. QR code linked to a song; and
  5. a cohesive and colourful presentation.


Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

All five elements evidenced.

Four elements evidenced.
 
Three elements evidenced.

Two elements evidenced. 

One element evidenced. 

A partial element evidenced.

No element evidenced. 


To submit your completion activity, choose one of the Level 2 Completion Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, and attach your banner or a link to an online banner e.g. as a Google document, when submitting your assignment. 



Level 3 (Learning Activity)



Design Challenge

Complete a design challenge that demonstrates to other teachers what is possible for students to achieve from the following challenges:
  • Design, create and test an online survey (e.g. using Google Forms) to gather data from at least 50 people on a topic related to this course and present this data as an infographic with at least 2 graphs.

  • Design, create and test a semaphore system (activated by leavers) to transmit messages along at least 5 stages with no stage being able to see more than one other stage. Video a sucesful transmission of the message "What hath God wrought?" (max 3 minutes).

  • Design, create and test a wired morse code system (with audio and visual indicators, e.g. lights) to transmit messages at least 20m. Video a sucesful transmission of the message "What hath God wrought?" (max 3 minutes).

  • Create a wiki based database for a popular educational computer game of at least 50 page stubs/headings, and populate at least 10 with details, including photos/screenshots and links between entries.

  • Design, create and test a program in a language such as Scratch to create a simple 10 question guessing game that provides options in English and an Asian language;

  • Design, create and test a program in a language such as Scratch that involves making at least 10 choices;

  • Design, create and test a website or slideshow document that tells an interactive story in which readers can choose between what occurs next. It should have at least 10 choices.

You will document your design process, including design, development, and testing; and present your solution through a shared Google Document (400 words), and a Youtube recording (max 3 minutes) or other media (e.g. programs/wiki/website) as indicated;

Your interpretation of the design process; innovation in research, planning and development of the design challenge; and articulation and presentation of your process and solution, will be assessed against the following criteria: 



 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 15 - 12.75 12.74 -11.25 11.24 - 9.75 9.74 - 7.50  7.49 - 6.75 6.74 - 3.75       3.74 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in developing design challenge solution at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a good standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions 
Articulation and presentation of an analysis at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of an analysis of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of significantly unsatisfactory quality.

To submit your learning activity, choose one of the Level 3 Learning Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, place a link to your shared Google Document or Youtube video into the comment section when submitting your assignment. Remember to ensure that you have made your document or video public.




Level 4 (Advanced Activity)



Unit of Work

Outline a 10 hour over one semester (18 weeks) Digital Technologies unit of work for a class in 3-4 that meets the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies  (equivalent to 1100 words), develops knowledge and understanding of Representing Data and Interaction and Impact; and addresses one or more of the elements: Managing and Analysing Data; Defining Problems and Implementing Solutions; or Creating and Communicating Online.

The unit should indicate 1. the learning activities students will undertake and the time to be spent on them (innovation), 2. the Knowledge and Understanding and Processes and Production Skills that the unit will develop in students (interpretation), and 3. how these will be assessed (analysis). 

Your unit will be assessed against the following criteria: 



 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 20.00 - 17.00 16.99 -15.00 14.99 - 13.00 12.99 - 10.00  9.99 - 9.00 8.99 - 5.00       4.99 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an exceptionally high standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a very high standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a good standard. Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a satisfactory standard.  Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an unsatisfactory standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Interpretive ability in developing a unit at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in developing a unit at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a good standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit. 
Articulation and presentation of a unit at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of a unit of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of a unit of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of significantly unsatisfactory quality.


To submit your Advanced Learning Activity, choose the Level 4 Learning Activity task on Learning@Griffith, then attach and submit your unit as a PDF file.




Level 5 (Research Activity)







Level 6 (RHD Activity)




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