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Grade 11

EMS3O-A  Media Studies

Course Code: EMS3O-A

Grade 11, Open, 1.0 credit

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable students 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 their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Course units can be purchased individually.

Unit 1: Lessons 1-5

Lesson 1:
Media is a New Language
Lesson 2:
Visual Language
Lesson 3:
The Role of the Audience
Lesson 4:
Identity and Media
Lesson 5:
Comics and Responsible Media

Unit 2: Lessons 6-10

Lesson 6:
The Power of Images
Lesson 7:
Techniques of Persuasion
Lesson 8:
Moving Images
Lesson 9:
The Culture of Celebrity
Lesson 10:
Making Messages

Unit 3: Lessons 11-15

Lesson 11:
The Sound You Hear
Lesson 12:
Canadian Music: Technology and Trends
Lesson 13:
Music, Technology, and Canadian Identity
Lesson 14:
Use of Sound in Visual Media
Lesson 15:
Musicals

Unit 4: Lessons 16-20

Lesson 16:
News Media
Lesson 17:
Journalism: Newsworthiness, Bias, and Ethics
Lesson 18:
News in the Digital Age
Lesson 19:
Documenting Points of View
Lesson 20:
Making Your Own News Media
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