Media Studies: EMS3O (Grade 11, Open)

Semester 1, Semester 2
English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Credit Value

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media effectively and responsibly. Through analysing the forms and messages of a variety of media works and audience responses to them, and through creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

The expectations in this course are organized into the following strands:

  1. Understanding and Interpreting Media Texts
  2. Media and Society
  3. The Media Industry
  4. Producing and Reflecting On Media Texts