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​TIJ1O0   Grade 9 Exploring Technologies

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and post-secondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.


Students will explore the use of computer design programs (Google Sketch-up, AutoCad); electronics, Photoshop, and they will learn how to use power and hand tools safely, measure accurately and build efficiently. This is a fun hands-on course where students get to keep their completed projects. 

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

ICS2O0 Grade 10 Introduction to Computer Studies

This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TDJ2O0 Grade 10 Technological Design

Grade 10 Technological Design provides students the opportunity to learn about a design process that is used to develop a technological design.  In this course, students will apply this design process in a number of hands on projects. Students will design and draw and then they will build prototypes using machinery and tools found in the well equipped shop.  They will learn how to use power and hand tools safely, measure accurately and build efficiently. This is a fun hands-on course.  Students get to keep their completed projects.


They will learn about: sketching techniques (freehand), technical drawings (Isometric, Orthographic, Floor plans), AutoCAD design software, Google Sketchup, generic product design, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routering, wood working processes and prototype construction.


Possible course projects:  Clock Project (designing and building a working clock using a CNC router); Dream Bedroom Design (2-D and 3-D computer aided floor plans); Shelf Design (wood working).

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TEJO0 Grade 10 Computer Technology

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 related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways and career opportunities in computer technology.

Prerequisite: None

 

   

TGJ2O0  Grade 10 Communication Technology

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 interactive new media 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 environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TTJ2O0 Grade 10 Transportation Technology

This is an introductory course to the transportation industry, focusing mainly on practical, hands on tasks with computer based theory.  Fun practical tasks are broken into three categories: Welding, Vehicle based, and General automotive practices.  Students enjoy the practical experience, as they can pick and chose which order which they complete them, and in a time line that best suits them individually.  All theory work is completed on a computer program, which gives the students the flexibility to complete the required work both at school and the convenience of home.  Quizzes and tests also are completed on the classroom computers, giving them immediate results at completion.

Prerequisite: None

 

 

ICS3C0 Grade 11 Introduction to Computer Programming

This course introduces students to computer programming concepts and practices.

Students will write and test computer programs, using various problem-solving strategies. They will learn the fundamentals of program design and apply a software development life-cycle model to a software development project. Students will also learn about computer environments and systems, and explore environmental issues related to computers, safe computing practices, emerging technologies, and postsecondary opportunities in computer-related fields.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

ICS3U0 Grade 11 Introduction to Computer Science

This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TDJ3M0  Grade 11 Technological Design

Grade 11 Technological Design provides students the opportunity to learn about a design process that is used to develop architectural and consumer product designs.  In this course, students will apply this design process in a number of hands on projects. Students will design and draw and then they will build prototypes using machinery and tools found in the well equipped shop.  They will learn how to use power and hand tools safely, measure accurately and build efficiently. This is a fun hands-on course. Student get to keep their completed projects.


They will learn about: sketching techniques (freehand), technical drawings (Isometric, Orthographic, Floor plan, Elevation), AutoCAD design software, Google Sketch-up, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routering and MasterCAM software, wood working processes and prototype construction.


Possible course projects:  Cabinet Project (designing and building a dartboard/bathroom/kitchen cabinet and engraving using a CNC router); Dream Kitchen Design (2-D and 3-D computer aided floor plans, elevations and building an architectural model of the design).

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TEJ3M0 Grade 11 Computer Engineering Technology

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 related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TGJ3M0 Grade 11 Communication Technology

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 may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; 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 technology fields.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TGV3M0 Grade 11 Television and Video Production

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of 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 a variety of genre-specific segments, newscasts, documentaries, and short films. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.

Prerequisite:  None

 

 

TTJ3C0 Grade 11 Transportation Technology

This course is designed to accommodate students that have no previous Transportation Technology experience, and those who have some basic knowledge of the industry.  Students enjoy the practical experience in two ways: 75% of predetermined tasks set by the instructor, 25% of student generated tasks of their choosing.  This gives the students the structure of both the necessary requirements of the industry, and that of their own personal interests.  All theory work is completed on a computer  program, which gives the students the flexibility to complete the required work both at school and the convenience of home.  Quizzes and tests also are completed on the classroom computers, giving them immediate results at completion.

Prerequisite: None

 

 

ICS4U0 Grade 12 Computer Science

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer

science. Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.

Prerequisite:  ICS3U0


  

TDJ4M0  Grade 12 Technological Design

Grade 12 Technological Design provides students the opportunity to solve problems in design for residential architecture and manufacturing.

In this course, students will apply this design process in a number of hands on projects. They will study product design case studies to further enhance their understanding of design.  Students will design and draw and then they will build prototypes using machinery and tools found in the well equipped shop. 


They will learn about: residential home design and construction, furniture design, technical drawings, computer aided design software (Softplan, Autodesk AutoCAD, Inventor and Revit) software, wood working processes and prototype construction.


Possible course projects:  Open ended architectural or furniture design project (designing furniture/dream home and building a prototype); Shed Design Project: (designing and a model of a shed); Bridge Design Project (designing and building a bridge and learning about forces).

Prerequisite:  TDJ3M0

 

 

TEJ4M0 Grade 12 Computer Engineering Technology

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 related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology.

Prerequisite: TEJ3M0

 

 

TGJ4M0  Grade 12 Communications Technology

This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications.  Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media.  Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment.

Prerequisite:  TGJ3M0


 

TGV 4M0  Grade 12 Film Studies

This course is designed for students who wish to further their knowledge and skills in the areas of television and movie production, and for those contemplating postsecondary studies or a career in filmmaking. Students will have the opportunity to focus in detail on all aspects of movie production by producing their own Independent Film. Film genres and shooting styles will also be explored. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues relating to communications technology, and will explore postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communication technology fields.

​Prerequisite: TGV3M0

 

 

TTJ4C0 Grade 12 Transportation Technology

This course prepares students for both post secondary education, and transitioning directly into the work force, as both theory and practical work are directly related to industry standards.  All practical work is student generated with instructor guidance, to allow students to satisfy their personal interests while maintaining and learning the technical requirements to be successful in the Transportation environment.  Students enjoy the practical experience as a wide variety of practical tasks are performed, such as advanced welding techniques and fabrication, industry level mechanical repairs, and computer controlled diagnostics.  Theory work is both mechanical, and electronic based, directly related to the academic level of post secondary and trade related requirements. 

Prerequisite: TTJ3C0  

 

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