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TGJ2O1 - Com Tech

Class Schedule

TGJ2O1 - Communication Technology

See the course outline here.

Summative Project


Summative - Digital Portfolio / ~3.5 weeks

See schedule on details page.

Web Design


 Date Item Due
 Dec 9  
 Fri         Web Design Using Notepad
 Dec 12  
Mon Wed Design Using Notepad
 Tues Using Dreamweaver 
 Wed Site Building with Dreamweaver and Templates Webpage Due

Digital Audio


120 Seconds Until Class / ~3-4 classes
Tech Careers  / 1 class

 Date Item Due
 Dec 2  
 Fri         Audio Editing Intro / 120 Seconds Until Class

 Dec 5

 Mon 120 Seconds Until Class
 Tues 120 Seconds Until Class 120 Seconds Until Class Due Fri, Dec 9
 Wed 120 Seconds Until Class 
Thur      Tech Careers Due: End of class

Graphic Design


Warhol You! (pickup folder) / ~2 classes
Almost Famous (pickup folder) / ~ 5 classes
Your Personal Logo / ~2.5 classes
Exploring Graphic Design Presentation / ~3 classes
Redesign Project / 4 classes

 Date Item Due
 Oct 17  
 Mon Photoshop - Tools Tour
Tues Photoshop - Tools / Layers / Filters

 Thur Warhol You!
 Fri Warhol You! Warhol You
 Oct 24  
 Mon Assignment: Almost Famous (pickup folder) (if you wish to use an image from the internet find one that is ~1300 x 1700 pixels) 
 Tues Almost Famous 
 Wed Almost Famous 
 Thur Almost Famous 
 Fri Almost FamousAlmost Famous 
 Oct 31  
 Mon Video Boot Camp - Types of Shots/Camera Angles 
 Tues Camera Angles/Shots 
 Wed Camera Angles/Shots / Storyboards
 Thur Storyboards Parents Night
 Fri Vector Graphics / Inkscape Tutorial 
 Nov 7   
 Mon Inkscape Tutorial 
 Tues Tutorial / Logo Research Mindmap 
 Wed Tutorial / Mindmap 
 Thur Logo Discussion / Create Your Personal Logo 
 Fri Personal Logo Logo Mindmap / Doll Tutorial
 Nov 14  
 Mon Personal Logo 
 Tues EQAO - Practice Test 
 Wed Work Period 
 Thur Research: Exploring Graphic Design 
 Fri PA Day 
 Nov 21  
 Mon Research / Presentations Personal Logo
 Tues EQAO  Presentations
 Wed Presentations 
 Thur Presentations / Student Census
Fri Redesign Project 
 Nov 28
 Mon Redesign Project 
 Tues Redesign Project 
 Wed Redesign Project 
 Thur Redesign Project Redesign Project Due Mon, Dec 5

Design Process - Future Generation Tech Lab


 Date Item Due
 Oct 3  
 Mon Design Process - Discussion
Tues Research
Research / Sharing

 Thur Brainstorming
 Fri Brainstorming 
 Oct 10  
 Mon Thanksgiving 
 Tues Photography 
 Wed Photography / Writing 
 Thur Writing 
 Fri Presentations 

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We will first look at creating a flip book and learning about basic animation techniques. Later we will look at digital animation using Flash. We will be building a digital animation project using Adobe Flash. 


Flip Book / ~4 classes
Flash Animation / ~ 10 classes

Flash Experience: Jason, Kyle, Kaitlyn

 Date Item Due
 Sept 12  
 Mon Intro to Flash / Bouncing Ball Exercise
Tues Bouncing Ball Exercise / Stickman Exercise
Ball / Stickman Exercise

 Thur Stickman
 Fri Morphing / Masking / Finish Exercises 
 Sept 19  
 Mon Work Period - Brainstorm / Storyboard 
 Tues Work Period 
 Wed Work Period 
 Thur Work Period 
 Fri Work Period 
 Sept 26  
 Mon Work Period 
 Tues Work Period 
 Wed Work Period 
 Thur Work Period 
 Fri Last Work Period 
  Animation Test - Bouncing Ball, Stickman, Shape Tween Thur, Oct 3
  Flash Animation Due Wed, Oct 2

Flip books should have a story board and title page. They need to stapled or attached together somehow. The animation should appear smooth without having the background or static objects moving. Should contain about 10-12 pages.

 Date Item Due
 Sept 5  
 Mon Labour Day 
 Tues Assignment: Flip Book 
 Wed Work on flip book 
 Thur Work on flip book 
Fri Sharing flip book in our groups  Flip book