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NSW Syllabuses

Science K–10 (inc. Science and Technology K–6) - Stage 2 Information


A student:

  • ST2-15I

    describes ways that information solutions are designed and produced, and factors to consider when people use and interact with information sources and technologies


  • There are processes and considerations involved in designing and producing information solutions.
  • Students:
  • use common digital technologies and applications to organise and communicate information for a specific task, eg word processing and digital presentation software ICT
  • investigate the effectiveness of an information solution for its intended use, eg a game or animated story book
  • demonstrate how a variety of media can be combined to address the needs of a specific audience, eg combining visual images, sound and text in a digital presentation ICTLWE
  • People interact with information sources and technologies in a variety of ways.
  • Students:
  • interview the users of an information solution and find out how the design has influenced their decisions and opinions, eg the design of advertisements CCTPSC
  • explore how people use current and emerging technologies to communicate, access and record information, eg email, mobile phones, blogs and wikis ICT
  • A range of factors need to be considered when using information sources and technologies.
  • Students:
  • demonstrate appropriate safety and etiquette in relation to computer usage, eg general computer care, file security, maintaining confidentiality of passwords, printing and sharing resources PSCICTEU
  • acknowledge ownership of information when selecting and using information, eg citing sources ICT