Media Arts

Recommended Prerequisite:

Media Arts 9 Building on the fundamentals of ADST 9, you will focus on developing the technical skills needed to design, create and publish your own media. The goal of the course is to explore communicating and storytelling through principles of design, assess trends in traditional, digital and social media. You will use programs that will allow you to create stories with graphics (Illustrator), alter photos (Photoshop), create basic traditional and digital layouts (InDesign) edit videos (Premier) add effects to videos (After Effects) design websites (Dreamweaver) animate and more.

MEDIA ARTS 11 (Formerly Intermediate Media Arts 11)
Recommended Prerequisite: Media Arts 9/10

This course will build on Media Arts 10, and begin by defining the role of citizens and society in the new digital era. We will be examining the trends and changes to how media is consumed, and how its production is changing as consumption trends change. We will examine and critique print, graphics, photos, videos and social media created by others while looking for design norms that are specific to their intended purpose. We will also learn to use the tools to create a variety of forms of media, and finally create our own digital communications, which could include: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Animate and more.

Recommended Prerequisite: Media Arts 11

This course will continue to explore changing themes in media consumption, creation, production, as well as its societal influence. Students will be encouraged to design, plan, prototype and bring to completion a complex project that uses a variety of programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver, and Animate.

Aldergrove Community Secondary

26850 - 29 Avenue, Langley
BC, V4W 3C1
Phone: 604-856-2521
Fax: 604-856-9648