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Nelson Digital Solutions for QCE Units 1–4 Student Book with 1 Access Code for 26 Months

By | Copyright Year:2019 | ISBN-13: 9780170420655

Nelson Digital Solutions for QCE comprehensively covers the new QCAA Digital Solutions Senior Syllabus and is written by highly experienced Queensland-based Technologies teachers. Practical problem-based learning framework underpins the text with application to real-world scenarios provides students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills and prepare for school based and external assessments. The text is centered around building 21st century skills of communication, collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking, personal and social skills and ICT skills.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Weblinks
• Skillsheets
• Syllabus mapping
• Teaching plan
• Chapter PDFs
• Sample assessment tasks

Student Resources:
• Weblinks
• Skillsheets

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Section 1: Creating with code
1 Understanding digital problems
2 User experiences and interfaces
3 Algorithms and programming techniques
4 Programmed solutions
Section 2: Application and data solutions
5 Understanding data
6 Data security and organisation
7 Generating data driven solutions
8 Data driven solutions
Section 3: Digital innovation
9 Exploring innovation
10 Developing an innovative solution
11 Generating a digital prototype
12 Evaluating the solution
Section 4: Digital Impacts
13 Exploring cybersecurity
14 Developing a secure online solution
15 Generating sub system components
16 Evaluating security impacts


Kylie Docherty is based at Mansfield State High School in Brisbane. She contributed to the new syllabus and worked with the QCAA to develop supporting resources and workshops for the QLD teachers planning to implement the new syllabus.

Justin Graham has worked as an IT leader and teacher in Queensland for the past 16 years. He has been an active contributor to various IT curriculum initiatives, including contributing to the development of the new Queensland Digital Solutions syllabus.

Andrew Russell is currently Director of ICT at Lourdes Hill College and completing a Masters in Information Technology. He has previously has taught IPT, ITS and Mathematics for many years. Andrew has a passion for immersing creativity into Digital Technology with an eye on emerging digital technologies and trends.