Students discover and develop skills to relay a message effectively using various forms of media, including animation, print, photography and audio/visual. 

Description:

Students learn to employ fundamental elements and principles of design for various media and gain a strong foundational multidisciplinary experience in preparation for other Communication Technology courses.

Prerequisite:

  • None

* Course Developed by Alberta Education & Adapted by Rocky View School Division

Description: 

 

Students are introduced to the basics of computer graphics (vector and raster), and graphic computer programs. 

 

Prerequisite:

  • COM1005: Visual Composition

* Course Developed by Alberta Education & Adapted by Rocky View School Division

Description:

Students develop essential skills in camera use with a focus on basic composition, set-up and an examination of exposure. Students operate a camera to capture images and produce final display proofs.

Prerequisite:

  • COM1005: Visual Composition

*Course Developed by Alberta Education

Description:

Students learn the technical and creative uses of aperture, shutter speed and ISO, and demonstrate how combinations of the three elements give very different results. Students also discover how a correct exposure is obtained through the combination of shutter speed, aperture and ISO, which make up the photographic triangle.

Prerequisite:

  • COM1005: Visual Composition

*Course Developed by Alberta Education

Description:

Students explore the elements of e-learning within a learning management system. They explore the appropriate use of tools and skills required to successfully implement an e-learning plan and evaluate their readiness to form educational relationships that will cross time and distance.

Prerequisite:

  • None

* Course developed by Elk Island Public School & adapted for BGSD by Jennifer Southcombe

Description:

Students learn the fundamentals of consumer-based digital image acquisition, management, composition, manipulation and editing software to improve image composition.

Prerequisite:

  • COM1005: Visual Composition

Description:

Students expand their photography skills including composition, exposure, basic lighting, camera operation, image
processing and proofing, and display.

Prerequisite:

*Course developed by Alberta Education & converted to books by Doug Stevens, Foothills School Division

Description:

Students are introduced to various techniques used to create high-quality colour photographs through understanding the process, parameters and issues that arise when working on colour photographs.

Prerequisite:

*Course developed by Alberta Education & converted to books by Doug Stevens, Foothills School Division

Description:

Students plan and respond to outdoor conditions to capture and produce high-quality outdoor images.

Prerequisite:

  • COM1205: Photography – Introduction