CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2017/2018 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 Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

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.

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.