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7th Grade
One Semester

8th Grade
One Semester or
Year-Long Production

Broadcasting

BROADCASTING 7

This course is designed to introduce students to broadcast journalism via hands on experiences developing, producing, performing and editing and airing television and radio broadcasts.  Using tried and true journalism teaching techniques coupled with the latest technology, this course will engage students from start to end.  Utilizing the school community as their reporting terrain, student journalists will canvas activities, events and special projects at Buffett to report to their viewing and listening audiences.
 

 

BROADCASTING 8

This one-semester project-based course will produce a monthly video magazine show for Buffett. The course will provide students with the opportunity to further develop skills in video capture and editing, and all aspects of producing videos for the Buffett television network. Students will create and edit graphics, sound, and special effects to be incorporated into video productions. Students will be required to work independently and in small teams to produce commercials, public service announcements, and short features.  Students will create storyboards, write and rewrite shooting scripts, record and edit projects.

Prerequisite: Broadcasting 7.

 

 

BROADCASTING PRODUCTION 8

This year-long course is an advanced survey of broadcasting, designed to provide students with additional, unique hands on experiences developing, producing, performing and editing and airing a live and pre-recorded Buffett television broadcasts.  Using tried and true journalism teaching techniques coupled with the latest technology, this course will engage students from start to end.  Students taking this class will be required to perform all of the roles in a television broadcast, including on-air personality, camera, director, etc. Utilizing the broader school community as their reporting terrain, student journalists will canvas activities, events and special projects occurring in and around Buffett to report to their viewing and listening audiences.

Prerequisite: Broadcasting 7.