Technological Education

Course NameCourse CodeTypeMin GradeMax GradeDepartmentPrerequisitesDescriptionGuidance Message
Exploring Computer Technology TEJ2O1 Open 10   Technological Education   This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and configure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways to careers in computer technology. Prerequisite: None  
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ3M1 University/College 11   Technological Education   This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer engineering. Prerequisite: None  
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ4M1 University/College 12   Technological Education TEJ3M1 This course extends students' understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer engineering and related fields. Prerequisite: Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation  
Intro. to New Media & Web Design TGI3M1 University/College 11   Technological Education   This course will teach students digital communication skills using a project-based approach to learning professional web design and the associated development process. Using Adobe web tools, the course curriculum will develop four key skill areas: Project management and collaboration, design, research and communication and professional web-authoring tools. In addition, we will learn about how the internet works and about the emergence of new technologies such as HTML 5 and Ajax. The importance of teamwork, punctuality, working safely and a commitment to excellence will be stressed in all aspects of the course curriculum.  
Advanced New Media & Web Design TGI4M1 University/College 12   Technological Education TGI3M1 This course builds on the TGI3M course and will teach students digital communication skills using a project-based approach to learning professional web design and the associated development process. Students will support the Gr. 11 class in creating a fully-functioning web server and managing the Gr. 11 web projects. Students will have the opportunity to learn PHP, Java and HTML 5. The importance of teamwork, punctuality, working safely and a commitment to excellence will be stressed in all aspects of the course curriculum. Pre-requisite is TGI3M or permission of the instructor. ***If there is sufficient demand we might split this course into a separate section.
Communications Technology TGJ2O1 Open 10   Technological Education   This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field. Prerequisite: None  
Communications Technology TGJ3M1 University/College 11   Technological Education   This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas will include exploring HD video and compression formats, Adobe Flash w. actionscript, music production and radio broadcasting and an introduction to video game design; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications and technology fields. There is no pre-requisite for this course, all are welcome! This course enrollment is limited to 21 students.  
Communications Technology TGJ3O1 Open 11   Technological Education   This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of graphic communication, printing and publishing, audio and video production, and broadcast journalism. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. Practical projects may include the making of signs, yearbooks, video and/or audio productions, newscasts, and documentaries. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore secondary and post secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.  
TV/Digital Media Production (1 credit) TGV3M1 University/College 11   Technological Education   This course will give students a fully-rounded introduction to studio-based television broadcasting by producing the LTV announcements. In this course students will: learn lighting techniques,camera operation and theory (both studio and portable) sound production and theory and post production concepts such as editing and special effects creation will be introduced. Additionally, the importance of teamwork, punctuality, working safely and a commitment to excellence will be stressed in all aspects of the course curriculum. This course enrollment is limited to 22 students.  
TV/Digital Media Production - Advanced TGV4M1 University/College 12   Technological Education TGV3M2 This course will give students an opportunity to extend and broaden their knowledge of TV/Digital Media production by building on the core concepts learned in the grade eleven TGV3M2 course. We will learn how to work with High Definition video, shoot with the latest DSLR/HD cameras and composite green screen video in Adobe After Effects. Students will have to produce content for the LTV news crew such as; in-depth news stories or mini-documentaries on topics of interest to the Leacock school body. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to specialize in areas of interest like; editing, post production, camera, sound, audio production and directing. Course participants will be expected to produce a 'portfolio worthy' product by the end of the course. This course enrollment is limited to 22 students. Pre-requisite: TGV3M1 or Permission of the instructor.
Exploring Technologies TIJ1O1 Open 9   Technological Education   This project-driven course will give students a better understanding of some of the technology programs offered by the Toronto District School Board and Stephen Leacock C.I. in general. In this exciting, fast-paced program, students will have an opportunity to experience essential must-have skills for today's digital world!  You will learn digital photography, Photoshop, InDesign, engine design & operation, computer mechanics & operating systems, computer programming, electronics and as a special bonus; an introduction to Television and Multi-Media! This course will prepare students for the more advanced technology courses offered in grades 10 and up. There is no prerequisite for this course, all are welcome! This course enrollment is limited to 24 students.  
Transportation Technologies TTJ2O1 Open 10   Technological Education   This course introduces students to the service and maintenance of vehicles. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the construction and operation of vehicle/craft systems and learn maintenance and repair techniques. Student projects may include the construction of a self-propelled vehicle or craft, engine service, tire/wheel service, electrical/battery service, and proper body care. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and post-secondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry.  
Transportation Technologies TTJ3C1 College 11   Technological Education    This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake,and steering systems on vehicles, Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks,using a variety of tools and equipment.Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.  
Transportation Technologies TTJ3O1 Open 11   Technological Education   This general interest course enables students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to vehicle ownership and use, and will explore career opportunities in the transportation industry.  
Transportation Technologies TTJ4C1 College 12   Technological Education TTJ3C These courses enable students to further develop their skills, knowledge and practical understanding of automobiles and the auto technical. The programs focus on the systems that make up our modern cars, and how to repair and maintain theses systems.  

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