ERIC Number: ED084815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
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Communications Through Media: A Career Program for High School Students.
Finkelstein, Norman H.
The Brookline, Massachusetts, Public School System's career education program includes a Communications Through Media curriculum. The four-year sequence is designed primarily for students oriented to media careers, but is also open to others with media interests. The program's core course is taught in the 9th grade and seeks to acquaint students with the world of media. Content includes basic communications theory, audiovisual management, photography, projection, audio and video recording, production of materials, and equipment maintenance and repair. Field trips are undertaken and practical paid work experiences are available if desired. The course is under the direct control of one faculty member, with assistance contributed by other specialists, and is housed in an instructional media laboratory. Other available facilities include a darkroom, graphics and television studios, and an electronics shop. Upon completion of the core course, students elect other courses in areas such as Electronics, Graphics, Multimedia, and Radio and Television Broadcasting. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Brookline Public Schools, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts