BUSINESS EDUCATION & INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
WEB DEVELOPMENT 9/10
The technology sector is a rapidly growing industry everywhere. This course offers students an introduction into the world of computers and web development. Students are not required to have any previous experiences or knowledge. Students will explore the basics of computer hardware and software, troubleshooting skills, basic coding concepts (HTML/CSS), web design, design thinking process, and issues surrounding digital literacy, cyber security risks, and ethics.
MEDIA DESIGN 10-11-12
Getting the right point across is crucial in communication. In this course, students will be using the principles of design to convey a message, create an effect, and/or influence personal preference. This course will explore and develop both online and traditional methods of media production and look at which one is suitable for various intended audiences. Students can look forward to creating their own collection of documents and visuals, graphics, and design work (ie. infographics, promotional materials, videos, blogs, broadcasting, typography, storytelling).
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 11-12 - NOTE NEW COURSE NAMES
DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS 11
The use of technology and the internet as a tool to communicate has become commonplace in our lives. Through examples in social media, online marketing, digital journalism, and other technology platforms, we will explore topics on digital communications such as basic design principles, social impact, risks, ethics & legalities, and career opportunities. Students can look forward to creating their own digital collection of documents and visuals, graphics, and design work (ie. websites, infographics, promotional materials, videos, blogs, coding). This course will focus on the following industry applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, open-source graphic apps, Apple I-Movie, Garage Band.
DIGITAL MEDIA DEVELOPMENT 12
Through practical hands-on activities and projects, this course will focus on developing digital content using 2D, 3D, audio, and video editing applications, including paid, freeware, open source, and cloud-based solutions. Furthermore, students can exercise their creativity through the world of digital animation using Adobe Animate and other web-based resources. Students will follow the methods and principles of 2D and 3D graphic designs similar to industry standards and curate a personal portfolio of their unique ideas.
CATEGORY 3 BUSINESS AND I.C.T. COURSES IN THE I.B. DIPLOMA PROGRAMME:
IB INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY 11 SL
IB INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY 12 SL
IB INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY 11 HL
IB INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY 12 HL
Movie making network developing software writing
How does Information Technology impact individuals & society?
What are the pros + cons of using digitalized info at global/local levels?
Information Technology in a Global Society is a two-year program of studies that provides students with:
- The framework to make informed judgements + decisions about using IT
- The opportunities to explore technologies of the students choice
- Projects that will showcase skills and understandings and allow analysis of the practical implications technological change
IB BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT 11 SL
IB BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT 12 SL
IB BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT 11 HL
IB BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT 12 HL
- Organized interaction decision making
- Examines the business decision making process, and how these decisions affect/are affected by internal/external environments
- Studies how individuals and groups interact in an organization
- Develops an understanding of business theory & ability to apply business practices
- Helps students understand implication of business activity in a global market
*Both IB courses mentioned above are two year courses, available in both SL & HL (for more information, see Mr. Szeto or visit the IBO website)
OTHER BUSINESS EDUCATION COURSES:
YELL: YOUNG ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEADERSHIP LAUNCHPAD - RICHMOND VIRTUAL SCHOOL
If you are interested in entrepreneurship and working with business professionals, this hands-on course will help you develop your business knowledge.
The Young Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad course is based on the Lean Launchpad start-‐up program model for university students, and is in partnership with UBC Sauder School of Business. It has been adapted, and blended with Entrepreneurship 12 learning outcomes while maintaining the YELL mandate of matching mentors with the next generation of entrepreneurs. The purpose of this course is to provide the real world experiences of entrepreneurs while providing mentorship to the next generation of business leaders.
Go to: rvs.sd38.bc.ca Course Registration >Entrepreneurship YELL
This course will have weekly meeting for the first third of the school year. These meetings will be held after school once a week at Richmond Secondary. This course is only open to students that will be going into Grades 10, 11 or 12 and is limited to 30 students on an application basis.
If you would like to know more about this course for the upcoming school year, please contact Kuldeep Gill at email@example.com