13SoS

NCEA Level 3 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. HUTCHINSON

The students will pick 3-4 courses from the following:


FILM DESIGN

Design and create a socially responsible film that aims to highlight a topical issue. (10 credits over 2 standards).


ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION

Undertake an environmental action that examines the student's role in eating food in a sustainable way (food miles, vegetarianism, packaging etc). (6 reading credits)


SOCIAL CHANGE VLOG

Become the author of a blog/vlog that promotes a topical issue, educates the public using corroborated sources and aims to create change in society. (3 writing credits)


HUMAN RIGHTS INQUIRY

Research and submit your findings in relation to a current human rights issue in the world. (6 reading credits)


SOCIAL ACTION

Identify something that is wrong in our society and try to bring about real change to policy to make a big difference to people's lives. (6 reading credits) 


JOURNALISM

Students are encouraged to write or record a piece of journalism that is published in the 'real world.'


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: Studio Trip $150 (may be subsidised by the Social Studies Department up to $100)

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry (very high literacy component)

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90828 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91497 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91599 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.4 - Examine personal involvement in a social action(s) that aims to influence policy change(s)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 25
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 25

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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