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Politics, Power and People Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0
For teaching in 2022. Accredited in May 2020 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021.  See subject changes for 2022.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | ICT capability

Information and communication technology (ICT) capability

Students extend and apply their ICT capability by, for example:

  • retrieving information and participating in digital public spheres such as interactive online learning platforms
  • developing the knowledge and skills to use digital technologies in order to analyse patterns from data sets over time
  • using social media or other platforms to responsibly participate, collaborate, communicate, and share information with peers about political viewpoints
  • exploring opportunities presented by digital or emerging technologies to connect and analyse with diverse political perspectives
  • exploring the limitations of ICT that can lead to social exclusion, a digital divide, and the spread of misinformation
  • proposing, organising, and presenting strategies for collective action digitally, using multimodal elements.