2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Television and Media Production I (8688/36 weeks, 140 hours)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Practicing Safety on the Set and on Location
Preproduction: Planning Effective Media
- Brainstorm program ideas and production methods.
- Research a production topic.
- Draft a treatment, proposal, and script.
- Revise a treatment, proposal, and script.
- Define tasks/roles of personnel.
- Scout potential locations (e.g., planning for camera placement, power sources, lighting, and sound issues).
- Create a storyboard and/or a two-story script.
- Identify procedures for obtaining licenses, permits, and releases pertaining to locations, talent, and pre-existing media.
- Schedule equipment (i.e., production personnel, camera, audio, lights, and computer), crew, and program participants.
Production: Managing Equipment
Production: Acquiring Visual Media
- Gather pre-existing images/video sources to be included in a program.
- Check equipment readiness (i.e., camera, audio, lights, and computer), using equipment checklist.
- Position and level a camera on a tripod.
- Shoot for editing with pre-roll and post-roll.
- Compose static shots, using the Rule of Thirds.
- Compose motion shots, using the Rule of Thirds.
- Shoot B-roll/cover footage (e.g., cutaways, variety of focal lengths, and angles).
- Control picture and audio quality, using camera settings.
Production: Introducing Studio Equipment
Production: Introducing Control-Room Equipment
Production: Performing as Talent
Production: Introducing Studio Positions
Production: Introducing Lighting
Production: Obtaining and Recording Audio
Postproduction: Editing Digital Media
Distribution: Delivering Digital Media to the Audience
Understanding Media Literacy and Criticism
- Research careers related to the television and media industry.
- Articulate a personal response to the effects of a specific production technique, using a rubric.
- Analyze the effectiveness of audio/video techniques as they pertain to the message.
- Solicit program feedback from professionals and incorporate it into future drafts or productions.