Outcome Chart - Alberta - COM1005: Visual Composition

COM1005: Visual Composition

1. identify and discuss the elements and principles of design

1.1 define the elements of design

1.2 identify the elements of design using examples

1.3 describe the impact of each element on the visual message; e.g., line, shape (2D) or form (3D), colour, texture, depth (perspective), light, direction (motion), mass (visual weight), tone (black and white) or value (colour), space (positive and negative)

1.4 define the principles of design

1.5 identify the principles of design using examples

1.6 describe the impact of each principle on the visual message; e.g., balance, emphasis, proportion (scale), repetition (rhythm/pattern), unity, contrast, harmony, proximity, variety

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Alcohol on the Web

Camera Shots

Deconstructing Web Pages

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sex in Advertising

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Video Games

Watching the Elections

3. produce visual compositions using a variety of media, e.g., print, photography, video, animation, where a number of elements and principles of design are used and have an identifiable impact on the intent of the message

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Camera Shots

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Magazine Production

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

The Blockbuster Movie

The Price of Happiness

Thinking Like a Citizen

Watching the Elections

4. identify copyright restrictions and permissions and put them into practice

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

5. present a selection of work completed in this course to an audience

5.1 discuss work regarding:

5.1.1 how the elements and principles of design help facilitate good composition in his or her work

5.1.2 the technical and creative aspects of the work; e.g., quality, uniqueness

5.1.3 areas of concern/difficulty (if applicable)

5.1.4 meeting school and community standards; e.g., appropriate language

5.2 add the selected work to a portfolio

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Camera Shots

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

The Blockbuster Movie

The Price of Happiness

Thinking Like a Citizen

Watching the Elections

6. participate in a critique or an assessment of compositions created by others; e.g., classmates, professionals

6.1 identify elements and principles used in the images

6.2 comment on the impact of the elements and principles in the construction of the message

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Alcohol on the Web

Camera Shots

Deconstructing Web Pages

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sex in Advertising

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Video Games

Watching the Elections

8. demonstrate basic competencies

8.1 demonstrate fundamental skills to:

8.1.1 communicate

8.1.2 manage information

8.1.3 use numbers

8.1.4 think and solve problems

8.2 demonstrate personal management skills to:

8.2.1 demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours

8.2.2 be responsible

8.2.3 be adaptable

8.2.4 learn continuously

8.2.5 work safely

8.3 demonstrate teamwork skills to:

8.3.1 work with others

8.3.2 participate in projects and tasks

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Taming the Wild Wiki

That’s Not Cool

Thinking about Hate

Who’s Telling My Story?

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

9. make personal connections to the cluster content and processes to inform possible pathway choices

9.1 complete/update a personal inventory; e.g., interests, values, beliefs, resources, prior learning and experiences

9.2 create a connection between a personal inventory and occupational choices

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy