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Communications Technology

This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.


Communication Technology


Options for Grades 9-12

The following courses may be offered in some schools. For course descriptions refer to the corresponding (by grade) TGJ description below.
 

Options:

TGI3M Communications Tech - Interactive New Media and Animation

TGP3M Communications Tech - Photography and Digital Imaging

TGG3M Communications Tech - Print and Graphic Communications

TGR3M Communications Tech - Radio, Audio and Sound Production

TGV3M Communications Tech - TV, Video and Movie Production

TGI4M Communications Tech - Interactive New Media and Animation

TGP4M Communications Tech - Photography and Digital Imaging

TGG4M Communications Tech - Print and Graphic Communications

TGR4M Communications Tech - Radio, Audio and Sound Production

TGV4M Communications Tech - TV, Video and Movie Production

   

Exploring Communications Technology TGJ1O
This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in communications technology, which encompasses television/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and animation. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Exploring Technologies TIJ1O
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Communications Technology TGJ2O
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Communications Technology TGJ3M
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include 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 develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: Broadcast and Print Production TGJ3O
This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of graphic communication, printing and publishing, audio and video production, and broadcast journalism. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. Practical projects may include the making of signs, yearbooks, video and/or audio productions, newscasts, and documentaries. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Communications Technology TGJ4M
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGJ3M - Communications Technology
Communications Technology: Digital Imagery and Web Design TGJ4O
This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of photography, digital imaging, animation, 3D modelling, and web design. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. Practical projects may include photo galleries, digital images, animations, 3D models, and websites. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore postsecondary education, training, and career opportunities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12