COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course places emphasis on teamwork in completing a range of communication
technology projects. These may include creating composite images, creating logos,
digital photography, storyboard and digital story telling, graphic design and
typography, product packaging, html and Flash Animations. The knowledge and
skills they will develop will provide a basis for careers in areas such as
digital publishing, print production, animation, web publishing, photography and
multimedia.

TEXTBOOK Various Readings supplied

REQUIRED MATERIALS


COMMUNICATION OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Student progress and achievement are communicated to the students on an on-going basis through:
online progress reports at Engrade.com, student-teacher conferences, verbal/written feedbacks, daily
practices, formative assessments, and summative evaluations. See student agenda for detailed
information on mid-term and final reporting of student achievement of curriculum expectations and
learning skills.
Learning is the responsibility of the students. If students experience any kind of difficulty with their
studies, access to remedial help is available from the teacher by arrangement. The teacher may
contact parents/guardians regarding any concerns about student progress and achievement.
A parent/guardian may contact the teacher regarding any concern or issue about student progress and
achievement in person (preferably by appointment), by phone (416) 394-3180, or via email:
mailto:Sandra.doan@tdsb.on.ca

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR EXCEPTIONAL AND ESL/ELD STUDENTS
Appropriate accommodations for exceptional and ESL/ELD students are provided by the teacher
following recommendations as outlined in each identified student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
and/or Annual Education Plan (AEP). See student agenda for more information.


Teacher: S. Doan Revision Date: September 2014
Assistant Curriculum Leader: Steven Chan Credit Value: One (1) Credit
Prerequisite: None
! Dropbox cloud storage 4 GB, and
assigned Engrade Account
! Pencil & Notebook ! Student log in
GEORGE HARVEY COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE
TGJ2O1 – Grade 10 Digital Imaging- Technology
Technology TGJ2O1 Course Outline Page 2
ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION
The assessment/evaluation in this course may consist of a combination of the following:
See student agenda for detailed information on school policies regarding attendance, absences, late,
homework, late assignments, missed work/evaluations, and academic integrity.SUMMATIVE
EVALUATION
Summative evaluation is represented by a percentage grade which is a weighted average of the four
achievement categories as outlined in the Ontario curriculum documents:


Term Evaluation (70%):

Final Evaluation (30%):
Final evaluations cover all strands and overall curriculum expectations of the course, across all four
achievement categories.


! Portfolio ! Checklist ! Self Evaluation
! Assignments ! Culminating Activity ! Formal Exam
Achievement Categories Knowledge Thinking/Inquiry Communication Application
Percentage Weightings 15% 15% 15% 55%
Unit Topic Approx. Time Evaluations
1 Digital Image Manipulation with
Adobe Photoshop
20 Hours * Self critique and
evaluation(On going)
* Assignment (End of unit)
2 Business Identity / Design
Logo, Letterhead, Business Cards,
Package Design
20 Hours * Group critique and
evaluation(On going)
* Assignment (End of unit)
3 Digital Storytelling 20 Hours * Self critique and
evaluation(On going)
* Assignment (End of unit)
4 Graphic Design and
Web Production
25 Hours * Self evaluation(On going)
* Assignment (End of unit)
5 Animation 25 Hours * Group critique and
evaluation(On going)
* Assignment (End of unit)
Culminating Portfolio 15% End of course
Practical Exam 15% End of course
I have read the above information and I understand the expectations of this course.

Student Signature: ______________________ Parent/Guardian Signature: ______________________