Digital Coding and Media 9/10 – This course is for students that are interested in careers relating to Coding and Media. It combines content from the areas of Digital Coding and Media. It also provides a solid core of knowledge for students that are not intending to pursue these areas but want a better understanding of these key topics. This course is a study of digital coding, using programming language Rust, 2d & 3d Animation, computer networking (cloud computing), VR using the Oculus Rift, using Game Engines such as Torque+Unity to make 3d games. Students wishing to pursue further digital coding or digital media courses should consider this class. Evaluation will be based on assignments, project and participation.
Entrepreneurship and Marketing 9/10 – This course is for students that are interested in careers relating to Business. It builds on the skills concepts and knowledge from Marketing 8. It combines content from the areas of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Digital Media. It also provides a solid core of knowledge for students that are not intending to pursue these areas but want a better understanding of these key topics. This course is a study of digital communication (including various social media), business startup (entrepreneurship), marketing (including digital), economics and finance. Students wishing to pursue further business or digital media courses should consider this class.
Digital Coding 11/12 – This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of coding and computer systems. Students will learn about global and societal shifts from emerging technologies, and the ubiquity of online access. Students will learn the soft skills necessary to work effectively within the IT sector. There will be a continued move to the world of “Cloud Computing”, along with learning Cloud Coding languages such as “Elixir”. Students will increase their Linux Command Line skills. Evaluation will include tests, assignments, and class work. Student will be expected to work well independently.
Digital Media 11/12 – This course will allow students to explore and develop digital animation skills. Students will explore various computer animation programs and techniques. They will produce short animated programs using computer software.
Marketing and Promotion 11/12 – Students taking this course will explore the evolving business world. They will look at marketing theory and and take a hands-on approach to apply it using modern media. Students will develop skills and get to use them in a practical way, with real world applications. This course is ideal for any student that wants to pursue business in their future education or career.
Robotics 9-12 – In this course, we will focus on engineering, coding, electronics, and physics, then use those skills to solve problems. We will work in teams to build robots of all shapes and sizes with tools to perform tasks on command and autonomously. Other skills we will develop: cooperation, visualization, and organization. You will learn to fall many times, and always get back up and build it better. It will be tough, but lots of fun.
Entrepreneurship 11/12 – Students will acquire knowledge on how to look at the world with an entrepreneurial mindset, uncover problems, and spot business opportunities. They will learn strategies on how to be creative and use that as a spark for entrepreneurial ideas and innovation. Students will understand what the characteristics successful entrepreneurs have and how they can develop them. They will explore the design cycle, digital tools to communicate, impacts of social media in global communications, issues in digital communication, persuasive writing for the web, and critical evaluation of online resources. Students will explore emerging trends and learn about career opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
Yearbook 11/12 – Prerequisite: Students must be interviewed by the instructor before receiving permission to enrol in this course. The Yearbook course has been designed to allow students to design and produce a school yearbook. The course will involve instruction in all aspects of yearbook production including photography, layout, design, and graphic setup. As well, development of creative writing skills will be emphasized. Evaluation will be based on effort, time management, attitude, and ability. Written assignments, tests, and project evaluation will be emphasized.