7-8: Interactions and impacts: Connected or distracted, informed or misinformed?

Social media has enabled us to communicate, build social networks and share our thoughts, however; with access to this technology comes some pitfalls.

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Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Scope and sequence
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Privacy and security, Project Management, Interactions (user design)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Acquire data from a range of sources and evaluate authenticity, accuracy and timeliness


Analyse and visualise data using a range of software to create information, and use structured data to model objects or events


Design the user experience of a digital system, generating, evaluating and communicating alternative designs


Evaluate how student solutions and existing information systems meet needs, are innovative, and take account of future risks and sustainability


Plan and manage projects that create and communicate ideas and information collaboratively online, taking safety and social contexts into account

Keywords social media, social networks, scope, sequence, scope and sequence



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