ENGLISH 10: New Media (2 credits)
*Students must take two English 10 course (2 credits each) to satisfy the English 10 requirement (4 credits total).
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New Media 10 is a program of studies designed to reflect the changing role of technology in today’s society and the increasing importance of digital media in communicating and exchanging ideas. This course is intended to allow students and educators the flexibility to develop a program of study centered on students’ interests, needs, and abilities, while at the same time allowing for a range of local delivery methods. New Media 10 recognizes that digital literacy is an essential characteristic of the educated citizen. Coursework is aimed at providing students with a set of skills vital for success in an increasingly complex digital world by affording opportunities to demonstrate understanding and communicate ideas through a variety of digital and print media.
Module 1: The Digital World
Module 2: Media and Bias
Module 3: Global Awareness and Community
Assessment in this course is based on quizzes, written assignments, and discussions.
Required Resources: a computer with internet access.
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