11 Computer Science (11CSI)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Vicki Dixon

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

Basic computer literacy

11 Computer Science

Make a positive difference in the world. Computer Science drives innovation in industry, sciences, engineering, entertainment and education. For example, human genome project, vaccine research, robotic surgery, and environmental monitoring and sustainability, to name a few. This course introduces Computer Science, laying the foundation for further studies in this area.

 Course Components

  • A project-based introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming. Students will create a chatbot to showcase their skills in a range of programming structures and techniques
  • Investigating the theory of data compression and its everyday uses in recording, storing and transmitting digital images, audio, and video
  • Investigate searching and sorting algorithms, the basic building blocks for any information system
  • Build your own robot to develop skills in robotics and control systems

Learning Areas:

Practical Design

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Take Home Robotics Components Costs

Description Type Value
Take Home Robotics Components Non-Voluntary $100.00

Assessment Information Possible Credits External - 3 credits Internal - 16 credits