Category: Implications

  • Microsoft is making one of the most positive moves for game accessibility in years | PC Gamer

    Microsoft is making one of the most positive moves for game accessibility in years | PC Gamer

    This is a great move by Microsoft who have shown a lot of commitment to enabling players to be able to play their games anywhere and with any control scheme or a range of visual effects to allow for the different accessibility needs of different players. https://www.pcgamer.com/microsoft-is-making-one-of-the-most-positive-moves-for-game-accessibility-in-years/

  • Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 (HDCA)

    The Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 (HDCA) sets out 10 principles for digital communications that are aimed at preventing harm: A digital communication should not disclose sensitive personal facts about an individual. A digital communication should not be threatening, intimidating or menacing. A digital communication should not be grossly offensive to a reasonable person in the […]

  • Who, What, When, Where, How and WHY?

    The 5Ws and a H are important words that you need to consider at all times when developing your digital products. See the Wikipedia article on 5Ws for more information about how it is used in problem solving.

  • Creating your own font with FontForge

    Creating your own font with FontForge

    Go to FontForge.com and download and install the appropriate version. Start FontForge Click New You now see all of the characters (letters and symbols) that are needed for the font. Right click on a letter space and select New Outline Window Make sure that you have the Fore ground selected Use the Draw tools to […]

  • Why you should create your own font

    Why you should create your own font

    Did you know that a number of fonts are covered by copyright. To use them commercially you would need to purchase a licence. This can impact your projects feasibility and limit how it can be distributed. There are different fonts that are better for different situations. Some can be easier for dyslexic people to read […]

  • 3.10 Present a reflective analysis of developing a digital outcome (91909 L3 3cr)

    This is a 3 credit external This achievement standard involves . Click here to access the NZQA Digital Technology Achievement Standards page. What is meant by complex processes changes depending on the type of digital outcome you are producing or design methodology you are using. Browse the specific topic pages for more information. You must develop the digital outcome […]

  • 3.08 Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome (91907 L3 6cr)

    This is a 6 credit internal This achievement standard involves using complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome. Click here to access the NZQA Digital Technology Achievement Standards page. What is meant by complex processes changes depending on the type of digital media outcome you are producing or design methodology you are using. Browse the specific topic pages for […]

  • 3.04 Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome (91903 L3 4cr)

    This is a 4 credit internal This achievement standard involves using complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome. Click here to access the NZQA Digital Technology Achievement Standards page. What is meant by complex techniques changes depending on the type of digital media outcome you are producing. Browse the specific topic pages for more […]

  • 1.10 Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction (91886 L1 3cr)

    This is a 3 credit external This achievement standard requires demonstrating understanding of human computer interaction through inspecting, evaluating and analysing user interfaces. A user interface is the hardware or software part of a computer or electronic system that a human user interacts with to control the system.  The usability of an interface is the […]

  • Simulating Pandemics through gaming

    Simulating Pandemics through gaming

    Video games can be used to simulate and model real world pandemics. This happened with the Corrupted Blood incident with World of Warcraft.