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Westfields Sports High School

Westfields Sports High School

First In Australia

Telephone02 9604 3333

Emailwestfields-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Course: Geography

Course No: 15190

2 units for each of Preliminary and HSC
Board Developed Course

Course Fee: $15.00

Exclusions: NIL

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Preliminary course investigates biophysical and human geography and develops students’ knowledge and understanding about the spatial and ecological dimensions of geography. Enquiry methodologies are used to investigate the unique characteristics of our world through fieldwork, geographical skills and the study of contemporary geographical issues.

The HSC course enables students to appreciate geographical perspectives about the contemporary world. There are specific studies about biophysical and human processes, interactions and trends. Fieldwork and a variety of case studies combine with an assessment of the geographers’ contribution to understanding our environment and demonstrate the relevance of geographical study.

 

MAIN TOPICS COVERED

Preliminary Course

  • Concepts and Issues in the Design and Development of Software
    • Social and ethical issues
    • Hardware and software
    • Software development approaches
  • Introduction to Software Development
    • Defining and understanding the problem, and planning and designing software solutions
    • Implementing software solutions
    • Testing and evaluating software solutions
  • Maintaining software solutions

Developing Software Solutions

HSC Course

  • Development and Impact of Software Solutions
    • Social and ethical issues
    • Application of software development approaches
  • Software Development Cycle
    • Defining and understanding the problem
    • Planning and designing software solutions
    • Implementing software solutions
    • Testing and evaluating software solutions
    • Maintaining software solutions
  • Developing a Solution Package
  • Programming Paradigms