# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Television and Media Production III Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Television and Media Production III (8690/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional 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.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Practicing Safety on the Set and on Location

  1. Adhere to safety requirements.
  2. Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly work area.
  3. Demonstrate professional conduct.

Making Postsecondary Connections

  1. Explore career pathways.
  2. Research postsecondary institutions.
  3. Complete an application to postsecondary institution.
  4. Submit postsecondary application.
  5. Make a site visit to a postsecondary institution.
  6. Present information about a postsecondary institution.

Creating Original Productions

  1. Create an original production (e.g., senior project, self-promotion, biography, tribute video, or gift) to achieve a personal goal/objective.
  2. Create an original production for a demographic (e.g., school, community).
  3. Create an original production for a client (e.g., business, nonprofit).
  4. Create an original production for a competition.
  5. Light multiple subjects on a location or studio set.
  6. Identify safety techniques used when handling lighting equipment.
  7. Interpret video signal through broadcast standards, using waveform/vectorscope.

Maximizing Marketing and Distribution of Digital Media

  1. Research outlets for digital content distribution.
  2. Adhere to copyright and other legal requirements of distribution.
  3. Create digital marketing materials.
  4. Obtain feedback from demographic.
  5. Interpret analytics.
  6. Create a professional portfolio of recent work.

Understanding the Media Production Industry

  1. Identify major sectors of the media production industry.
  2. Identify areas of growth and decline in the media production industry.
  3. Identify sources of revenue that support media production and distribution.
  4. Identify entrepreneurial opportunities in the media production industry.

Making Industry Connections

  1. Create a résumé targeted to media production.
  2. Research internship and/or job-shadowing opportunities.
  3. Create self-marketing materials that would appeal to media production professionals.
  4. Research job opportunities.
  5. Experience an internship and/or job shadowing opportunity.
  6. Participate in a practice job interview.

Delivering Instruction Using Multimedia

  1. Design a lesson.
  2. Present the lesson.
  3. Receive feedback from students.

Applying New Technologies

  1. Compare various capture devices for production.
  2. Compare post-production platforms.
  3. Compare distribution formats and techniques.
  4. Compare new technologies in a studio production facility.