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Communications Technology TGJ2OI
This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Comm Tech is a fun, challenging course featuring projects that emphasize teamwork, promote creativity and encourage expression. Projects such as graphic designs, short videos, animations and websites are included as well as units on photography and radio broadcasting. The knowledge and skills students gain in this course will provide a basis for careers in areas such as film, television and theatre, radio & music production, animation, computer game design, photography, and journalism.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Communications Technology TGJ3MI
Comm Tech is a fun, challenging course featuring projects that emphasize teamwork, promote creativity and encourage expression. This course examines communications systems and design and production processes in one or more of the areas of electronic, live, and graphic communications. Students will develop knowledge and skills relating to the assembly, maintenance, and repair of the basic and more complex components of a range of communications systems. Students will also study industry standards and regulations and health and safety issues, and will explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of communications technology on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 11
Technical Theatre Production (Technology/Arts) IDC3OT
This interdisciplinary course will require students to work individually and collaboratively with forms of theatre as they relate to the management and production of live musical and theatrical events within the school. Students will build leadership and team skills needed to function effectively in the theatre environment and will also develop knowledge and technical skills relating to the operation and maintenance of a range of communications systems. As well, students will be participating in productions both as participants and as crew members in order to experience performance and production roles through a collaborative process that involves application of learning. Students will study industry standards, regulations, health and safety issues, explore careers and the importance of lifelong learning. The knowledge and skills they develop will provide a basis for careers in such areas as sound production, lighting design, set construction, stage management and various other fields in theatre.
COURSE NOTE: Students must commit to supporting school events from 3pm to 5pm during the semester as well as some evening and weekend practices as needed to provide support for various productions. Students are interviewed before acceptance into this course.
This is an interdisciplinary studies course and may not be used to fulfill the compulsory arts or group 3 credit requirements.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: Interactive New Media & Animation TGI4MI
This emphasis course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of computer game design, traditional 2D animation, 3D animation and web-based digital media. Students may work in the areas of computer game graphics, character design, game programming, animation video and movie production 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.

Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation or if student does not have the pre-requisite but wishes to take the course they may receive consent by having a communication technology teacher contact guidance to have course inserted into planner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGJ3MI - Communications Technology
eLearn - Communications Technology TGJ4ME
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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGJ3MI - Communications Technology
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: TGJ4MI - Communications Technology is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Communications Technology TGJ4MI
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. Selection of an emphasis area will be made with the course instructor at the beginning of the course. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to create a portfolio supporting their application to a post-secondary destination. This course is ONLY offered in Semester 1.
Prerequisite: Communication Technology, Grade 11 (TGJ3MI).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGJ3MI - Communications Technology
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: TGJ4ME - eLearn - Communications Technology is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.