Outcome Chart - Ontario - Communications Technology 10

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Ontario Curriculum for Communications Technology, Grade 10, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Communications Technology Skills

Overall Expectations

  • create products or productions that demonstrate competence in the application of creative and technical skills

Specific Expectations

  • apply creative skills, equipment operating skills, and software skills to create components
  • apply editing skills to integrate the components into a unified and effective production


Video Production of a Newscast

You Be the Editor

Camera Shots

Writing a Newspaper Article

Technology, the Environment and Society

Overall Expectations

  • demonstrate an understanding of social effects and issues arising from the use of communications media technologies and the importance of representing cultural and social diversity in media productions 

Specific Expectations

  • demonstrate an understanding of social standards and cultural sensitivity and use appropriate and inclusive content, images, and language in communications media productions
  • describe the effects of recent changes in communications technology and applications on society and the economy
  • identify emerging communications technologies and describe their potential impact on society and the economy
  • describe legal concepts and issues relating to communications technology and media production
  • describe social and ethical issues relating to the use of communications technology


Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

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

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Thinking About Hate

Violence and Video Games

Video Games

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Perceptions of Youth and Crime


Truth or Money

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Celebrities and World Issues

Cyberbullying and the Law (Grades 9-12)

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Bias in the News


Challenging Cyberbullying

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students