TGJ4M Course Outline

Big Ideas

  1. How will I safely use or develop advanced concepts, techniques, and skills while using various software and equipment to create a range of communications technology products and/or services?
  2. How will I use a design process and project management tools?
  3. What current and evolving standards, processes, formats, and technologies will I incorporate?
  4. What technical terminology, scientific concepts, and mathematical concepts will be relevant?
  5. What are the interpersonal and communications skills I will need to work in a team environment?
  6. How will I demonstrate that I have adhered to all legal requirements and ethical practices related to communications technology?
  7. What are some effects of communications technology and media activities on society and cultural diversity?
  8. What career opportunities are available to me in the branch of communications technology I am most interested in?

Course Overview

This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment.

Outline

TGJ4M students plan and work on independent projects, with a personal plan determined between the student and the teacher. Weekly journals are maintained which are used for reflection, documenting "deliverables", and planning.
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