For computer game designers 

Understanding Algorithms

Algorithms may look complicated but once you understand the different symbols and why you use them you will soon get the hang of it.  Khan Academy has a great short course to get you started 

YouTube Video


Algorithms and Coding for Games


Algorithm Flow Chart Symbols



Click the image below to see the term one assessment plan

Level One - DTY Term 1


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Data Analysis assessment - AS 91071

This assessment helps you to learn how to analyse data from a survey.  You will use formulas either Excel or Google Sheets to create graphs and charts which you will use to write up a report.  It's a good skill to have and it will give you some good evidence for the concept design assessment.  

Use the links above under the Excel tab to find all the exercises and resources for this assignment.  

Click here for a link to the assessment 


Concept Design Assessment 

For this assessment you will develop a conceptual design to meet a specific brief. You are expected to explore a range of ideas utilising a variety of software applications that will suit your needs. Experimenting, evaluating your designs and getting feedback from stakeholders will help you develop and scope your project.

Concept Design


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  • Prototype What is a prototype?  a Prototype is the first or preliminary version of a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed (noun)make a prototype of (a product ...
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  • Brief A brief is a concise document that explains what is wanted and why (the conceptual statement) and lists the characteristics that an outcome must demonstrate to be acceptable (the specifications ...
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