NCEA Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

12DVC
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Crowther

Design and Visual Communication

Prerequisite: 8 credits in Level 1 DVC or at the discretion of TIC/ HOD.

This course has five assessment standards that are completed in a variety of projects through the year. Skills to be developed are refined sketching techniques, model making and presentation, with a technical drawing focus and some computer aided design and presentation. The course can be linked to general technology external standards through TIC/ HOD discretion. External portfolios are submitted about a week before seniors leave in Term 4.



Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Design and Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approx. $35 for Equipment.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91339 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.32 - Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
2
I
6
A.S. 91343 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Disclaimer

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