January 27, 2014
Towards a Career in Digital Media:
|The 12 lessons include|
|Lesson 1||Generating a concept|
|Lesson 5||Exploring Visual Design: all students will get an overview of basic concepts in visual arts.|
|Lesson 6||The Visual Artist on a DM Team: what the visual artist needs to be able to do to work on a DM Team.|
|Lesson 7||Exploring Writing: all students will get an overview of basic concepts in writing.|
|Lesson 8||The Writer on a DM Team: what the writer needs to be able to do to work on a DM Team.|
|Lesson 9||Exploring Programming: all students will get an overview of basic concepts in programmers.|
|Lesson 10||The Programmer on a DM Team: what the programmer needs to be able to do to work on a DM Team.|
|Lesson 11||Personal and interpersonal skills needed to be a DM Team member. A career in the digital media industry will be explored.|
|Lesson 12||Reflection and Evaluation|
This unique high school resource was prepared in collaboration with educators and industry professionals. It will respond to the desires of many students to break into the DM industry. It will also respond to the needs of employers who are looking for their talent and passion, tempered with skills and a realistic understanding of the DM environment they will work in.
The Towards a Career in Digital Media: High School Teacher's Guide is one of a suite of products to help the DM industry, including a competency chart and profile for in Interactive DM Team mentioned above, a resource for "Starting a DM Business", and the recently revised Interactive Zone for students seeking careers in the DM industry.
Check out these valuable teaching resources and let your colleagues know about them too!
The mandate of the Cultural Human Resources Council is to strengthen the Canadian cultural workforce by providing leadership and innovative solutions to human resource issues and to better the HR environment within the cultural sector.
For further information contact:
613-562-1535, ext. 22
These projects received funding from the Government of Canada's Sector Council Program.