Media Arts 11

Students are expected to be able to do the following:

Explore and create

  • Create media art using sensory inspiration, imagination, and inquiry
  • Explore artistic possibilities and take creative risks, using various sources of inspiration
  • Experiment with media arts materials and processes to create media artworks
  • Explore established, new, and emerging technologies used in media arts
  • Create artistic works for a specific audience
  • Demonstrate active engagement in creating media artworks and resolving creative challenges

Reason and reflect

  • Describe and analyze, using discipline-specific language, how artists use materials, technologies, processes, and environments in media arts
  • Analyze creative choices in the planning, making, interpreting, and analyzing of media artworks
  • Reflect on the influences of a variety of contexts on artistic works

Communicate and document

  • Document, share, and appreciate media artworks in a variety of contexts
  • Communicate ideas and express emotions through art making
  • Demonstrate awareness of self, others, and place through art making
  • Communicate about and respond to social and environmental issues through media arts

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
  • Explore the relationships between media arts, culture, and society
  • Engage in digital citizenship throughout the creative process
  • Demonstrate safe and responsible use of materials, tools, and work space.

MediaSmarts Resources


Students are expected to know the following:

  • media technologies
  • a variety of image sources and genres, materials, processes, and techniques of media arts
  • media production skills:
    • pre-production
    • production
    • post-production
  • 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

MediaSmarts Resources