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Media Arts has a simple mandate: create, present and analyse media art and learn the terminology, influences, contexts and
responsible practices of media art along the way.

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Students learn the foundations and get a taste of the various methods used to produce multimedia art projects.
A: Creating and Presenting Overall Expectations
A1: The Creative Process: apply the creative process to create media art works, individually and/or
collaboratively;

A2: The Principles of Media Arts: design and produce media art works, applying principles of media arts
and using various elements from contributing arts (dance, drama, music, visual arts);

A3: Using Technologies, Tools, and Techniques: apply traditional and emerging technologies, tools, and
techniques to produce and present media art works for a variety of audiences and purposes.
B: Reflecting, Responding and Analysing Overall Expectations
B1: The Critical Analysis Process: demonstrate an understanding of the critical analysis process by
examining, interpreting, assessing, and reflecting on media art works;

B2: Identity and Values: demonstrate an understanding of how media art works reflect personal and
cultural identity, and affect personal, cultural, and community values and their awareness of those
values;

B3: Connections Beyond the Classroom: demonstrate an understanding of the types of knowledge and
skills developed in media arts and how they can be used outside the media arts classroom.
C: Foundations Overall Expectations
C1:Terminology: demonstrate an understanding of, and use correct terminology when referring to,
elements, principles, and other concepts relating to media arts;

C2: Contexts and Influences: demonstrate an understanding of the sociocultural and historical contexts
of media arts;

C3:Responsible Practices: demonstrate an understanding of responsible practices associated with
producing, presenting, and experiencing media art works.



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Curriculum Expectation taken from ASM2O Media Arts 2010

Classroom Activity



A1: The Creative Process: apply the creative process to create media art works, individually and/or collaboratively
-Use of photo, video, and sound editing software: Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects, Photoshop, Garage Band, After Effects, Celtx
A1.1: develop plans, individually and/or collaboratively, that address a variety of creative challenges and revise their plans on the basis of peer- and self-assessment
A1.5: use a variety of tracking tools to document their use of the creative process, and use this record as a basis for reflection on the effectiveness of their procedures
-Written reflections on professional work, work of their peers, and their own creations using personal blogs

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Stop motion animation using Final Cut Pro, Motion and Photoshop and a series of still digital photos
Music video using Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects and Garage Band and using a video camera and microphone
Short film using Final Cut, Motion, After Effects and using a video camera and microphone
Scene re-creations using Final Cut, Motion, After Effects and using a video camera and microphone
Garage band audio work

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