Why Study an IT course? Suitable for students who have an interest in computers and technology in general Any student can enrol. There is no requirement that you have completed a Computing course in the junior school. Students in senior courses gain an understanding of the widespread use of IT systems in entertainment, education business and commerce. A starting point to a wide range of employment opportunities in the information technology field.
Information Processes and Technology Information Processes and Technology is a 2 Unit course that focuses on the study of computer based information systems in the real world from business through to entertainment. The core topics focus on the information processes performed by these systems and the information technology that allows them to take place. It als0 examines the impact of technology on people and their way of life. Different types of information systems are studied eg banking, retailing and government organisations like the RTA.
Option topics are also studied as part of the course and give studentsthe opportunity to study the following systems:1. Information and Control Systems (Robotics)Students examine control systems used in industry and around thehome. Robotic project work is completed by students using LEGOMindstorms materials and NXT software.
2. Multimedia SystemsA wide range of multimedia systems in publishing and entertainment arestudied. Students create a multimedia project as part of this topic utilisingAdobe Flash, Photoshop and Adobe Premier software. An example is onthe top of the Subject Selection website for this subject.