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HSC Syllabus outcomes
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This material addresses aspects of the following syllabus outcomes:

Engineering studies
Preliminary outcomes
A student:

P1.1 identifies the scope of engineering and recognises current innovations
P2.2 describes the nature of engineering in specific fields and its importance to society
P4.1 describes developments in technology and their impact on engineering products
P4.3 identifies the social, environmental and cultural implications of technological change in engineering.

Board of Studies NSW, Stage 6 Engineering Studies Syllabus (1999) pp12-13.

Design and technology
HSC outcomes

A student:

H2.2 evaluates the impact of design and innovation on society and the environment
H3.1 analyses the factors that influence innovation and the success of innovation
H6.2 critically assesses the emergence and impact of new technologies, and the factors affecting their environment

Board of Studies NSW, Stage 6 Design and Technology Syllabus (1999) pp11-12.

Information processes and technology
Preliminary outcomes

A student:

P1.1 describes the nature of information processes and information technology
P1.2 classifies the functions and operations of information processes and information technology
P2.1 identifies the information processes within an information system
P3.1 identifies social and ethical issues
P4.1 describes the historical development of information systems and relates these to current and emerging technologies

HSC outcomes
A student:

H1.2 explains and justifies the way in which information systems relate to information processes in a specific context
H2.1 analyses and describes a system in terms of the information processes involved
H3.1 evaluates the effect of information systems on the individual, society and the environment
H3.2 demonstrates ethical practice in the use of information systems, technologies and processes
H4.1 proposes ways in which information systems will meet emerging needs
H5.2 assesses the ethical implications of selecting and using resources and tools.

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