Media Arts 12

Curricular Competencies

MediaSmarts Resources

Explore and create

Create media art using sensory inspiration, imagination, and inquiry

Examine artistic possibilities and take creative risks, using various sources of inspiration

Refine skills and techniques from various styles and genres

Examine established, new, and emerging technologies used in media arts

Create innovative media artworks for a specific audience with an audience

Refine skills and techniques in creating media artworks

Demonstrate innovation in creating media artworks and resolving creative challenges

Reason and reflect

Recognize and engage in the reciprocal process of a critique

Interpret and evaluate, using discipline-specific language, how artists use materials, technologies, processes, and environments in media arts

Recognize and evaluate creative choices in the planning, making, interpreting, and analyzing of media artworks

Refine personal answers to aesthetic questions

Examine the influences of a variety of contexts on artistic works

Communicate and document

Document, share, and engage with media artworks in a variety of contexts

Communicate ideas and express emotions through art making

Demonstrate respect for self, others, and place through art making

Investigate and respond to social and environmental issues and values using media art

Connect and expand

Demonstrate personal and social responsibility associated with creating, perceiving, and responding in media arts

Create artistic works to reflect personal voice, story, and values

Examine the reciprocal relationships between media arts, culture, and society

Evaluate personal, educational, and professional opportunities in media arts and related fields

Engage in digital citizenship throughout the creative process

Connect with others on a local, national, or global scale through media arts

Demonstrate safe and responsible use of materials, tools,and work space

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Camera Shots

Celebrities and World Issues

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Defining Popular Culture

Digital Outreach for Civic Engagement

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

Diversity and Media Ownership

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

First Person

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Images of Learning

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Reality Check: Authentication 101

Reality Check: We Are All Broadcasters

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Sex in Advertising

The Blockbuster Movie

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Price of Happiness

Transgender Representation in TV and Movies

Unpacking Privilege

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Violence on Television

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor

 

Content

 

elements and principles of design

image development strategies

media technologies

standards-compliant technology

a variety of image sources and genres

terminology used in media arts

a range of materials, processes, and techniques

media production skills to enhance, alter, or shape technical elements of a project:

  • preproduction
  • production
  • postproduction

symbols and metaphors

influences of visual culture in media arts

local, national, global, and intercultural media artists and genres

ethical, moral, and legal considerations associated with media arts technology

moral rights, and the ethics of cultural appropriation and plagiarism

health and safety protocols and procedures

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Camera Shots

Celebrities and World Issues

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Defining Popular Culture

Digital Outreach for Civic Engagement

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

Diversity and Media Ownership

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

First Person

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Images of Learning

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Reality Check: Authentication 101

Reality Check: We Are All Broadcasters

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Sex in Advertising

The Blockbuster Movie

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Price of Happiness

Transgender Representation in TV and Movies

Unpacking Privilege

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Violence on Television

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor