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TV/Video Production

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Television Production 1

Course #: CT450SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

A comprehensive course in the production of television content (video and audio) using the school’s ENG (electronic news gathering) equipment and digital editing software systems. Students will first learn the various categories of television, how to construct a treatment and detailed ‘two column’ script for a production and the proper care/maintenance of television equipment. Students will work in group and individual settings to develop, produce and complete varying types of TV productions, including news packages and PSAs (public service announcements). All students will work with Canon HD cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. Upon acquiring proficiency in projects involving ‘post production’ the course will then introduce the concepts and technical facets of ‘live’ TV by being introduced to the school’s fully equipped control room and studio.

 

Television Production 2

Course #: CT451SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Television Production 1

This course expands upon the content in Television Production
1 by adding both field and ‘live’ television production projects.
Students will work in a ‘hands on’ environment within both
group and individual activities to create various television
content, including but not limited to news stories, documentaries
and various forms of scripted entertainment (such as short
films). Creative elements of the course include project
development, story assignment and shooting schedule creation,
interviewing, writing for television and on-camera hosting
or acting. Technical elements of the course include all facets
covered in Television Production 1 plus ‘remote’ (on location)
and multi-camera field shoots, and long-form program creation.
This course includes production assignments outside of regular
class time, including evenings.

 

Graphic Design 1

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Length & Credit: 1 trimesters/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s):   9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Create digital design projects for web, print, and broadcast using Adobe Illustrator and After Effects, including logo design, font and typeography design, photographic composites, poster design, and motion graphics.

 

Graphic Design 2

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Length & Credit: 1 trimesters/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s):  9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Graphic Design 1

Design motion graphics, animations, and visual effects using Adobe After Effects. Build upon foundations of design learned in Graphic Design 1 by implementing motion and animation. Master advanced techniques for digital painting and illustration, build motion graphics, rig and animate digital characters, develop fully animated scene, and design visual effects for video production.

 

Ravens Report 1

Course #: CT460SSA

Length & Credit: 3 trimesters/1.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Television Production 1 and instructor approval

Students in this course will be responsible for the daily management of Ridgeview High School’s daily television news program, ‘The Ravens Report.’ This will incorporate the concepts and technique acquired in Television Production 1 (above) and the students will be entirely responsible for each Ravens Report broadcast (with instructor oversight and supervision). Each student will produce various news packages for inclusion in the Ravens Report by formulating, shooting, scripting, tracking and editing each piece. Students will also rotate through cycles of studio and control room responsibility, including writer and producer, technical director, audio engineer, camera operator, reporter, weather presenter and co-anchor. Students will be required to cover extra-cirricular school events for program inclusion.

CN Ravens Report 2 A, B, C

Course #: CT461SSAA, CT461SSAB, CT461SSAC

Length & Credit: 3 trimesters/1.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Ravens Report 1 and instructor approval

This series of courses are for advanced TV Production students interested in pursuing a real-world production timeline for an independent media project. Projects can include, but are not limited to: narrative films, documentary films, advanced visual effects design, news features, school district videos, commercials for local businesses, and live broadcasts. Guided by the instructor, students will work through all phases of production, from the initial pitch, to photography, through post-production. Students will further demonstrate their mastery of Adobe products (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects)

Photography 1

Course #: FA215SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Introduction to Digital Photography is a comprehensive course in the basic concepts and execution of creating digital photographs as an art form and journalistic or ‘story telling’ tool. Students will be engaged in multiple assignments and create a variety of photographs in all categories, including portraits, self portraits, action and still life. Multiple ways of applying the ‘rule of thirds’ will be explained and analyzed. Important elements of composition for creating compelling photographs will be covered extensively. Students will also do research on internationally known photographers and listen to lectures from professionals about the craft. This course is open to all students. Each student needs access to a digital camera (can be a cell phone), ideally with a minimum of 5 mega pixels. Some projects may require a small charge (less than $5) if the student prefers to print and produce it at a high quality.

CTE Mentorship TV Production 1, 2, 3, 4

Course #: CT325SEL, CT326SEL, CT327SEL, CT328SEL

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ Elective

Grade(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

This course gives students who have successfully completed one or more of the tv production classes at Ridgeview the opportunity to return to the classroom as a mentor in these classes. Mentor students will help other students successfully complete the course through one on one assistance, individual and group instruction, coaching, collaboration, and evaluation.
Students will learn beginning techniques in mentorship, and apply what they learn to teaching and coaching other students towards successful completion of the introductory course.
Teacher approval is required.

TV Production Project A, B, C

Course #: CT342SELA, CT342SELB, CT342SELC

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ Elective

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

The Projects series of course are meant to offer student the opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding through hands-on, real world projects through continued development and implementation of their professional skills acquired through previous coursework. Students will get to choose a subject area and pursue research, development and implementation of a project. Such projects might include but are not limited to; management, retail design and merchandising, accounting processes, banking and financial systems, project management, marketing and promotion, entrepreneurship, etc. Students will plan, implement, evaluate and reflect on their progress to enhance their learning to better prepare them for today’s workplaces. Each course will be guided by the following types of projects: I: Beginning projects, home/individual solutions II: Intermediate projects, solutions for others III: Advanced projects, solutions for local businesses IV: Professional/Entrepreneurial , solutions for larger problems or original ideas Note: These courses will require students to work independently, and may include traveling off campus during school hours in order to meet with community members, acquire materials, and conduct research. If this is necessary, the student must provide their own transportation.

Work Experience Internship TV Production

Course #: CT937SELA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester 90 hrs/.5 credit/ Elective

Grade(s): 12

Prerequisites: Teacher Approval

Work experience consists of an internship experience or a preexisting job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development in a work-based experience.  It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school.  To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful.  It involves a contract between the student, employer, and the school.

CTE Pathways Exploration

Course #: CT702SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ Elective

Grade(s): 9

Prerequisites: None

Exploration of Career and Technical Education (CTE) helps students identify and evaluate personal goals, priorities, aptitudes, and interests with the goal of helping them make informed decisions about future CTE course choices. This course exposes students to various sources of information on career and training options and may also assist them in developing job search and employability skills.
This course will also cover school orientation providing students with an introduction to the culture of their school so that they understand staff expectations and the school’s structure and conventions. Students will be introduced to several organizational and study skills appropriate for high school and college.