Introduction to Software development aims to introduce students to the world of game-making. Students will investigate, design, produce and evaluate their own game. The platform for building their game will be GameMaker. This is a software that has a freeware licence and can be used on an individual netbook or a home computer. Throughout the process students will learn fundamental coding principles that are transferrable to many progamming languages. All elements of the game will be created such as backgrounds/maps, characters and features.
Networks and the various types of hardware that exist in these networks is a core theory component of the subject. Students will learn the about the hardware and the specific use of these hardware. This encompasses wired, wireless and mobile networks.
Completing the 8/9 Software Development will give you a great lead into year 10 Computer Programming or App Design. It will provide you with an understanding of some core knowledge and skills. It is not compulsory to have completed 8/9 Software Development to access any of year 10 IT subjects.
Netbook & USB
Digital Technologies VicCurric Progression Points