Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Digital


A Case Study in Problem Solving

A Case Study in Problem Solving

Maintaining and developing new and existing technologies requires the use of solid problem solving techniques. In this programme, we explain the system of problem solving methodologies that have been devised to assist people in creating...Show More
Amy Lowry: Technical Analyst

Amy Lowry: Technical Analyst

Amy Lowry of Alchemy Technical Services discusses her role as a technical analyst.
Anita May Goulding: Adobe Strategic Developer

Anita May Goulding: Adobe Strategic Developer

Interview with Anita May Goulding from Adobe about strategic development.
Behaving Ethically Online

Behaving Ethically Online

The message of this teen-centred video is that all students have a responsibility to behave ethically online. Teenage hosts discuss the components which make up cyberbullying, and how to become an “upstander” rather than a bystander. The...Show More
Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

This creative programme takes students on a journey as Kat teaches them about data storage and communication. Powerful visual diagrams and animations are used throughout, in order to aid students’ understanding of the concepts that are...Show More
Control Systems in Design and Technology

Control Systems in Design and Technology

For many years people have developed and used tools controlled directly by people, control systems have been around for hundreds of years before computers were invented. Currently we are experiencing a challenging period of time where computer...Show More
Cyberbullying: Identify, Understand, Prevent

Cyberbullying: Identify, Understand, Prevent

Teenagers are an online population. They use the Internet, mobile phones, instant messaging, and text messaging to talk to friends, gather information, post photos, check out sports scores, and practice their social skills on a larger population....Show More
Dana Doherty: Software Developer at Learning Pool

Dana Doherty: Software Developer at Learning Pool

Software designer Dana Doherty discusses her work at Learning Pool.
Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Data Mining: Big Data's Increasing Challenge and Payoff

Incredibly large volumes of data are generated on a daily basis. Within that data hides information that can prove extremely valuable on a social, economic, political or environmental level. But to unearth the ‘gold’ the data needs to be...Show More
Data: Ethical Use and Storage

Data: Ethical Use and Storage

More than 800 billion gigabytes of information is used globally every year. This inconceivably large volume of data must all be stored, retrieved, displayed and used. Featuring case studies of national job search website Seek and the...Show More
Designing on Screen

Designing on Screen

Design is a wide ranging discipline that encompasses art, engineering, communications, web design, graphic design and many other areas. The use of information and communications technology can assist graphic designers throughout the design...Show More
Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Designing Programs with Flowcharts

Even the most experienced programmers use simple visual models and techniques to plan an effective algorithmic solution. In this video, students are introduced to the IPO model and flowcharts as two such methods to abstract unnecessary...Show More
Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Designing Programs with Pseudocode

Using the analogy problem of washing dirty dishes, this video explores the IPO model and pseudocode as tools to guide computational thinking. Students of lower secondary digital technologies will understand how using pseudocode can be an...Show More
Developing a Website

Developing a Website

Website design and development is an exciting, highly creative industry that continues to grow at a rapid rate. This interview-led programme looks at the key considerations involved when developing a website. It looks at: internet basics;...Show More
Development and Deployment

Development and Deployment

The mobile app revolution has greatly enhanced the user experience and changed the way we interact with technology. It is a booming industry with great opportunities for developers with an idea for an app. Once research and planning has been...Show More
Education

Education

This video takes a look at what education look like in the year 2030 with expert Sugata Mitra providing insight.
Ella McCann: BrightStart Apprentice at Deloitte

Ella McCann: BrightStart Apprentice at Deloitte

Ella McCann discusses her apprenticeship for Deloitte on the Brightstart scheme.
Energy

Energy

A look at how will we be making and using energy in 2030 with expert Juda Stowborough providing insight.
Facilitators Guide

Facilitators Guide

Emer Maguire presents a teachers guide into what the fourth Industrial Revolution is and how we should prepare our students for new jobs that will exist in the year 2030.
Food

Food

A short video providing insight into how our food be grown in 2030, with Tim Benton providing industry knowledge.
Getting into Games

Getting into Games

The game making industry is a hugely successful and rapidly growing industry offering good potential employment for students. A bewildering range of games is available. The scope of games and game related software is broadening into many areas of...Show More
Health

Health

This video explores what medical advances we could make by the year 2030 with guest speaker Professor Richard Kennedy providing insight.
Home

Home

Emer Maguire and Phillip Oldfield provide insight into what smart technology we use at home and the potential uses by 2030.
How do Computers Think?

How do Computers Think?

Introducing the concepts of abstraction, decomposition, algorithm design and pattern recognition, this video gets inside the ‘mind’ of a computer to understand why computational thinking this is a crucial first step to designing a successful...Show More
How Do Operating Systems Work?

How Do Operating Systems Work?

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of the hard working operating system. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how an operating system interacts with various other...Show More