St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School 3801 Thomas Street (905) 285-0050

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St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School
3801 Thomas Street
Mississauga, Ontario, L5M 7G2
(905) 285-0050
We believe that each one, created in the image and likeness of God, is called by name into the
Dufferin-Peel community to realize the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations to the fullest
extent possible as we all journey from the early years to vocation.
COURSE OUTLINE
Department:
Course:
Course Code:
Media Arts
Grade 11 Media Arts
ASM3M
Course Description:
This course focuses on the development of media arts skills through the production
of art works involving traditional and emerging technologies, tools, and techniques such as new media,
computer animation, and web environments. Students will explore the evolution of media arts as an extension
of traditional art forms, use the creative process to produce effective media art works, and critically analyse the
unique characteristics of this art form. Students will examine the role of media artists in shaping audience
perceptions of identity, culture, and values.
Strand & Unit Title:
Creating and Presenting
Reflecting, Responding, and
Analysing
Foundations
Corresponding Catholic Graduate Expectation(s):
http://www.eoccc.org/content/csfcs/cge/cge_list.html
Develops attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and acts to
promote social responsibility, human solidarity and the common good
Reads, understands and uses written materials effectively
Presents information and ideas clearly and honestly and with sensitivity to others
Thinks reflectively and creatively to evaluate situations and solve problems
Works effectively as an interdependent team member
Thinks critically about the meaning and purpose of work
Assessment and Evaluation:
Category Weightings
Knowledge/Understanding
Thinking
Application
Communication
Weight
20%
20%
40%
20%
Final Summative
Assessments
Term Work
Course Culminating/Exam
Overall
Weighting
70%
30%
Textbook/Course Resources:
Replacement Cost:
Learning Skills and Work Habits will also be assessed and reported on. For more information please refer to Growing Success pg. 11.
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growsuccess.pdf