Course name: Media Studies Course code: (EMS3O)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: Open
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG2D or ENG2P
Course description: Explore media communication in the twenty-first century and learn to use media effectively and responsibly by analyzing media works and audience responses to them. You will also create media works. Preview Course
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EMS3O Media Studies Grade 11 online course
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CA$500.00
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Interested in taking this course? Please note:
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: Open
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG2D or ENG2P
Course description: Explore media communication in the twenty-first century and learn to use media effectively and responsibly by analyzing media works and audience responses to them. You will also create media works. Preview Course

Course Overview

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable you to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media effectively and responsibly. Through analysing the forms and messages of a variety of media works and audience responses to them, and through creating your own media works, you will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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This course is designed for independent study.
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33 Lessons

1.1   Representing reality

1.2   Working with codes and conventions

1.3   Analysing media texts

1.4   Reproducing sounds and images

1.5   Understanding media representations

1.6   Representing versions of reality

1.7   Is it fake

1.8   Exploring the self(ie)

2.1   Making connections between media and psychology

2.2   Exploring Media and Culture

2.3   Negotiating meaning

2.4   Thinking outside the bubble

2.5   Understanding rights and responsibilities

2.6   Understanding polarization and the effect of social media

2.7   Investigating political and social messages

2.8   Understanding privacy

3.1   Who owns it

3.2   Exploring careers in media

3.3   Investigating User Data

3.4   Creating your media origin story

3.5   What are values

3.6   What are my values

3.7   What does my culture value

3.8   Stepping outside your comfort zone

4.1   Examining form and content

4.2   Investigating how form and content interact

4.3   Exploring social media

4.4   How does form influence content

4.5   Understanding media aesthetics

4.6   What is a remix

4.7   Investigating cultural appropriation

4.8   Remixing in the Wild

4.9   Culminating activity The Remix



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