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Warrawong High School

Warrawong High School

Comprehensive and Multicultural

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Information and Software Technology

Everyone can expect to work and live in environments requiring highly developedlevels of computing and technological literacy.  It is important that students learn about, choose and use appropriate information and software technology and develop an informed awareness of its capacities, scope, limitations and implications.

The study of Information and Software Technology assists students to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to solve real life problems.

Core content provides students with specialized knowledge of past, current and emerging technologies, data, hardware, software and people involved in thefield of information and software technology. Students develop information and software technology solutions through project work, individually and in groups.

Option topics include:

* artificial intelligence

* the Internet and website development

* simulation and modeling

* networking systems

* authoring and multimedia

* robotics and automated systems

* database design

* software development and programming

* digital media

Information and Software Technology appeals to students through practical activities and their enjoyment of learning about and using computers.  As a result of studying this course, students will be equipped to make appropriate use of and informed choices about information and software technology both at a personal level and in the workplace.

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