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Media Technology

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 1

Grade(s): 10, 11

Semesters: 1

Credit: 1

Students taking this course will explore the general field of visual and aural communications. Students will get hands-on experience in basic production techniques and will produce video projects for various purposes and audiences. Students will learn to use digital video cameras as well as non-linear editing systems. When possible, students may take field trips and experience classroom visits from guest speakers working in the media industry.

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 2

Grade(s): 10, 11

Semesters: 1

Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Media Technology 1 (Grade of 70 or Higher)

In Media Technology 2, students will continue to develop their media production skills by writing, producing, directing, shooting/recording, and editing projects of increasing complexity. Second-year students will continue to develop their expertise with professional digital video cameras and non-linear editing systems. A greater focus will be placed on careers in the media communications and production industries. When available, students may have the opportunity to obtain a professional media certification or credential.

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 3

Grade(s): 11, 12

Semesters: 1

Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Media Technology 2 (Grade of 70 or Higher)

In their final year in the Arts, AV, and Communications Career Cluster, students will focus on developing a portfolio of various work for postsecondary opportunities such as direct-to-work positions, advanced training, and/or further study at two-year or four-year colleges and universities. When available, students may have the opportunity to obtain a professional media certification or credential.

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 4

Grade(s): 11, 12

Semesters: 1

Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Media Technology 3 (Grade of 70 or Higher)

This capstone course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to focus on one or more advanced projects to end their experience in the Media Technology course sequence. Students will work through the complete production process to create a polished final project. When possible, these advanced works will be exhibited to the general public.