Home >
Browse Units

Filter

Learning Area
Difficulty
Name
Clear Filters

Units x77

Records 1-50 of 77 : 1 2
Name
Status
Authors
Learning Areas
Difficulty
Blurb
Length
Minutes
Grouping
Prerequisites
Actions
Digital DJ


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
DJs take other people's songs and make them sound good together. Sounds easy, but takes practice, skill and knowledge. In this lesson you will learn the basics of being a digital DJ.
N/AIndividual
Pairs
Trailer Mash
Eighties Game Review


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
The computer games of the 1980s offer a glimpse of how computing used to be. Whilst the graphics and sound were not great, the game play was often compelling, open ended and creative. Find an old game you like, and produce a video review of it.
490Individual
Programming 101
Epic Wallpaper


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
Learn how to build your own amazing wallpaper to use on your computer. Along the way learn how to use Acorn, and some of the principles of digital image editing.
280Individual
Pairs
Learning Exhibition Site
Game Development 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
Most likely, you love to play computer games. If so, why not try and build your own. Make it fun, and see if you can get your friends into it.
280Individual
Pairs
Eighties Game Review
Happy, confident, intelligent warriors.


Raymond Chan
Physical Education
Beginner
What are happiness, confidence and intelligence? How do you get them? And what does it mean to be a warrior, when we all know war is wrong?
N/AIndividual
Pairs
Threes
Fours
Fives
None
Information Literacy


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
In this unit you will learn some useful skills in terms of finding information online and then determining what information you can trust, and what information you should avoid. This is a very useful foundational unit, which you can apply across all your other subjects.
490Pairs
Web Design 101
Learning Exhibition Site


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
This unit aims to help you build and maintain an online portfolio of your best school work. This is a great tool to use when looking for schools, universities and jobs. This unit also teaches some of the basics of website design, which can be extended later on by studying the unit Web Design 101.
380Individual
Tools For Learning
Minecraft 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
Like an unlimited Lego set, Minecraft makes you the God of your own world. Build anything you like, all from poorly rendered blocks. Yeah!
420Individual
Game Development 101
Sleep


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
ICT
Pastoral
Beginner
Sleep is vital to being healthy, happy and being able to learn. Do you get enough sleep? In this unit, you will learn about sleep, and learn to become a better sleeper.
140Individual
Pairs
Threes
Your Brain
Teardown and Rebuild (Electronics)


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
We buy things, use them, and then throw them away. But lots of the electronics we buy can be used in a different way: we can take them to pieces, learn how they work, and then put them back together. In this unit, you get to do just that.
280Individual
Pairs
Programming 101
Tools For Learning


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
This unit aims to introduce you to a range of useful technologies for learning. It is the place to start your ICT learning at ICHK.
280Individual
None
Trailer Mash


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
In this unit you will take some films, and use them to make a trailer for a totally different film. This is called a trailer mash.
350Individual
Pairs
Threes
Multimedia Basics
Type. Faster.


Ross Parker
ICT
Beginner
Typing is something most of us learn informally as we go. However, learning to type fast can save you lots and lots of time, so maybe it is worth investing some time.
N/AIndividual
Programming 101
What Is Human Technologies?


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Beginner
HT is a subject specific to ICHK. But what is it, and why do we study it? In short, HT is all about understanding the nature of being human, and our complex yet vital relationship to technology. By learning what technology is, and how it effects us, we can learn to be better at being human.
70Individual
Pairs
None
Anxiety


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Intermediate
What happens when your brain sees the future as a matter of constant worry and discomfort? This is anxiety, a state with a range of causes, and a surprising prevalence in modern society. In this unit you will learn about anxiety, and things you can do to become happier and more relaxed.
140Individual
Pairs
Your Brain
App Design 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Want to build a mobile app? This unit builds on the previous learning encountered in Programming 101 and Web Design 101, and should result in a working Android app which you can run on your phone.
420Individual
Pairs
Web Design 101
Building A Gibbon Theme


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Like many systems, Gibbon is themeable, meaning we can change its appearance without needing to reprogramme it. In this unit you will apply the HTML and CSS skills you learned in Web Design 101 to build your own Gibbon theme.
420Individual
Pairs
Web Design 101
Creativity


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
ICT
The Arts
Intermediate
This unit asks you to consider the nature of creativity, and how technology impacts on the creative process.
820Individual
Pairs
Threes
Programming 101
What Is Human Technologies?
Data Processing


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
In all likelihood, one day in the future part of your job will involve dealing with lots of data. This unit gives a quick overview of how data can be used effectively.
280Individual
Pairs
Information Literacy
Diagnosis


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
ICT
Intermediate
The ability to determine the causes of a problem, whether it be as a doctor, plumber, engineer, programmer or parent, is one of life's great skills. In this unit you will learn to improve your diagnostic skills.
N/APairs
Threes
Creativity
Digital Illustration


Paula Statskey
ICT
The Arts
Intermediate
So, you want to be a digital illustration master? Use your computer and drawing tablet to unlock your creative potential as a digital illustrator? This unit will talk you through the basics of getting setup and started in drawing digitally.
325Individual
Multimedia Basics
Digital Organisation


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
ICT
Intermediate
Documents, pictures, videos, things to do, places to be, deadlines to meet. This life can be hectic, so why not invest the time to use some digital tools to get yourself organised?
210Individual
Pairs
Tech & Us
Digital Scavenger Hunt (Student Edition)


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
This is a short unit which will challenge your ICT skills and your problem solving desire. Ready for a fun challenge?
70Threes
Fours
Fives
Creativity
Free Software


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Everyone needs to earn a living, but some of the world's best programmers work for free building free software for everyone to enjoy and build on. This amazing quality free software powers much of the Internet, the web, our servers, laptops and phones. It is in our programming languages and databases. It is everywhere. How do you explain smart people creating great stuff, and giving it away for free?
350Individual
Pairs
Web Design 101
Identity


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Intermediate
Who am I? Every young human being asks themselves this question at some point. In many ways, who you believe you are, is one of the most central questions of teenage life. This unit asks you to take some time to consider your own identity, who you are, and who you might become.
210Individual
Pairs
What Is Human Technologies?
Learn Windows


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Although our school is Mac-focused, much of the world uses Windows. This unit gives you an opportunity to install and use Windows.
350Individual
Terminal 101
Life Hacks


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Intermediate
Life hacks are novel, fun and useful ways to use human technologies to make life better. In this unit you will get to try out some life hacks, and then find some to add to your repertoire.
190Individual
Pairs
Threes
Fours
Fives
Creativity
Making A Movie Trailer


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Making movies takes a long time. But working with some friends, it is fun and relatively easy to create a trailer for a fictional movie. In this unit, that is exactly what you will do.
710Fours
Fives
Trailer Mash
Multimedia Basics


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
This unit will introduce you to a few vital multimedia terms and ideas, and acts as a foundation that you can later build into a set of skills around image, video and music editing and creation.
65Individual
Pairs
Threes
Fours
Fives
Creativity
Photography 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Want to take better photos? Learn how SLR and DSLR cameras work, as well as how to improve your images using Acorn, in this hands on unit, which complements visual literacy lessons learned in DCVT.
490Individual
Pairs
Multimedia Basics
Programming 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Mathematics
Intermediate
In this unit you will learn the fundamentals of computer programming, giving you the power to make computers do what you want. You will start off using a programming language called Scratch, but the concepts apply to most languages.
570Individual
Pairs
Threes
Epic Wallpaper
Raspberry Pi Free Hack


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
The Raspberry Pi is a very flexible platform, and there are tons of things we can create. This unit gives you some ideas, and you can find your own, for a hackable project involving a Pi.
N/AIndividual
Pairs
Threes
Remote Control Cars
Remix


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Learn about the awesomeness of digital storytelling through remix: taking the work of others, and turning it into something new, different and creative. Also, learning to use Creative Commons to access and contribute to a world of free culture.
420Individual
Pairs
Multimedia Basics
Remote Control Cars


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
In this unit you get to take apart and rebuild a remote control car, using a crazy manual that looks like it was created by a Japanese comic studio. If you can get it to work, you get to drive it. 
910Pairs
Threes
Fours
Teardown and Rebuild (Electronics)
Rocksmith


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
In this unit you will use Rocksmith 2014 to use a computer to learn to play guitar.
N/AIndividual
Trailer Mash
Sampled Audio Remix


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Sampling is a form of music that uses existing sounds to make something new. One awesome effect is to use samples that make a song sound simultaneously old and new.
505Individual
Pairs
Threes
Trailer Mash
Satirical Remix


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Satire uses humour to expose truth and hyprocisy, often in relation to politics, celebrity and leadership. In this unit you will take a variety of media, and turn it into some kind of satirical remix.
350Individual
Pairs
Trailer Mash
Securing Computer Systems


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Computers store all our personal, financial and critical information: shouldn't you know how to keep things safe and secure? In this unit, you will learn how.
495Individual
Teardown & Rebuild (PC)
Sell A Teacher


Alan Dickson
Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
You've learn some graphic design skills in Epic Wallpaper. This unit let's you put these to use in building a packaging box to sell your favourite teacher.
210Individual
Pairs
Photography 101
Sugru Challenge


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Intermediate
Sugru is a magic substance in a little packet: part glue, part rubber, tough yet soft, it has a thousand different uses. This unit challenges you to use a single packet of Sugru to make the school a better place.
N/APairs
Threes
Creativity
Teardown & Rebuild (PC)


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Almost all computers share the same basic design, so tearing down a PC desktop can give you an insight into how computers work, and you might fix certain problems.
350Pairs
Threes
Teardown and Rebuild (Electronics)
Tech & Us


Ross Parker
Human Technologies
Humanities
ICT
Intermediate
The world is a crazy place, and technology is changing all the time. This unit helps you to ask questions about technology, and what it means to us as a species.
N/AIndividual
Pairs
Programming 101
What Is Human Technologies?
Terminal 101


Ross Parker
Daniel Roskams
ICT
Intermediate
Terminal gives us access to the command line interface (CLI), which is a very powerful way to control our computers. In this unit you will learn how to exploit the CLI to get useful things done fast.
350Individual
Pairs
Threes
Teardown & Rebuild (PC)
Ultra-Cheap Flying Camera


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
It has become fashionable to use quadcopters to produce aerial video, and the effect is really cool. Your challenge in this unit is to hack together another means to produce a aerial photo or video.
210Threes
Fours
Fives
Photography 101
Upgrade Your Mac


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
So you own an older Mac, and it lags. Want to make it run faster? In this unit you will learn how to purchase and install new hardware to give new life to your older machine.
350Individual
Pairs
Teardown & Rebuild (PC)
Virtual Android


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Using virtualisation, this unit gets Android running on your desktop. Play with it, learn about it, and then create a short review.
350Individual
Pairs
Terminal 101
Web Design 101


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
This unit teaches you how to build a website from scratch. Having already built websites with WordPress, this unit seeks to go back to fundamentals, using HTML, CSS and JS to build a site from the ground up.
400Individual
Pairs
Programming 101
Whistleblowers & Hacktivists


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Our society aims to be just, which is a noble, if impossible aim. Today, it seems that certain laws strike many as out of date and unjust. Faced with such laws, how should we respond?
N/AIndividual
Pairs
Securing Computer Systems
Wiring A Plug


Ross Parker
ICT
Science
Intermediate
When electronics fail, it is often only the plug that has broken. This unit teaches the practical skill of knowing how to change a plug, which is useful in such cases.
80Individual
Pairs
Teardown and Rebuild (Electronics)
Word Processing


Ross Parker
ICT
Intermediate
Whilst we all use word processing software, such as Google Docs, few of us go beyond the basics of typing and formatting. This unit introduces a set of tips and tricks for word processing that make creating powerful documents quicker and easier.
120Individual
Pairs
Type. Faster.
Records 1-50 of 77 : 1 2