Sunday, April 22, 2018

Gender Codes, Sound Basics, Certificates and Research Assignment (April 23-27)

Media Studies 120
The students will be looking at codes of gender this week and also the role that sexual images play in mainstream media. Students will view a documentary on Monday and Tuesday, followed by a class discussion. They will then complete a blog assignment related to sexual images in media. Links to the student blogs and any blog assignments can be viewed at the course blog.

Digital Production 120
Any students who need to finish the Web Design Unit should do so as soon as possible. This week the students will start the next unit, Digital Audio. The students will primarily be looking at the basic science of sound, audio recording and sound effects. The assignments and links to student blogs can be viewed here.

BBT 10
The students will continue working on their third unit this week. Most of the students are working on either the Automotive Technology Unit or the Business and Enterprise Unit (event planning). Students will also receive their certificates of completion for the Computer Science Fundamentals Unit (coding). Links to the student blogs and details on the units can be viewed here.

History 10
The students will have most of this week to complete the research assignment that will conclude the Ancient Egypt Unit. Students are encouraged to select a topic that they want to explore further. They will create a research question and then complete a research assignment using books and online sources to answer and discuss their research question. If time permits, they will begin the Ancient Greece Unit.