Unpacking the curriculum: Ten key concepts

James Curran, Associate Professor, School of IT, University of Sydney provides some practical examples of algorithms. In this clip James Curran briefly describes the organisation of Digital technologies and Design technologies subjects. James discusses ten concepts that underpin Digital Technologies curriculum:

  1. Abstraction 
  2. Data collection 
  3. Data representation 
  4. Data interpretation 
  5. Specification 
  6. Algorithms 
  7. Implementation 
  8. Digital systems 
  9. Interactions 
  10. Impact

Additional details

Year band(s) F-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10
Content type Educational video
Format Video
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Data representation, Data collection, Data interpretation, Abstraction, Specification (decomposing problems), Algorithms, Implementation (programming), Interactions (user design)
Keywords Abstraction, Data collection, Data representation, Data interpretation, Specification, Algorithms, Implementation, Digital systems, Interactions, Impact, James Curran



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