Secondary Media Arts - Level II
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Core Standards of the Course
Strand: CREATE (L2.E.CR.)
Students will conceptualize, generate, develop and organize artistic ideas and work. They will complete and refine media art works (Standards L2.E.CR.1-4).
Strategically utilize generative methods to formulate multiple ideas, refine artistic goals, and increase the originality of approaches in media arts creation processes.
Apply a personal aesthetic in designing, testing, and refining original artistic ideas, prototypes, and production strategies for media arts productions, considering artistic intentions, constraints of resources, and presentation context.
Consolidate production processes to demonstrate deliberate choices in organizing and integrating content and stylistic conventions in media arts production, demonstrating understanding of associated principles.
Refine and elaborate aesthetic elements and technical components to intentionally form effective expressions in media artworks for specific purposes, intentions, audiences, and contexts.
Strand: PRESENT (L2.E.P.)
Students will analyze, interpret, refine, and select artistic work for presentation. They will convey meaning in the manner in which the art is presented (Standards L2.E.P.1-5).
Integrate various arts, media arts forms, and academic content into unified media arts productions that retain thematic integrity and stylistic continuity.
Demonstrate effective command of artistic, design, technical, and soft skills in managing and producing media artworks.
Demonstrate the skillful adaptation and combination of tools, styles, techniques, and interactivity to achieve specific expressive goals in the production of a variety of media artworks.
Curate and design the presentation and distribution of collections of media artworks through a variety of contexts.
Evaluate and implement improvements in presenting media artworks, considering personal, local, and social impacts such as changes that occurred for people, or to a situation.
Strand: RESPOND (L2.E.R.)
Students will understand, evaluate, and articulate how works of art convey meaning for the observer as well as the creator (Standards L2.E.R.1-4).
Analyze and evaluate the qualities and relationships of the components in media artworks, and provide feedback on how they affect the audience.
Analyze how a broad range of media artworks manage audience experience, create intention and persuasion through multimodal perception.
Analyze the intent, meanings, and influence of a variety of media artworks, based on personal, societal, historical, and cultural contexts.
Form and apply defensible evaluations in the constructive critique of media artworks and production processes.
Strand: CONNECT L2.E.CO.)
Students will relate artistic skills, ideas and work with personal meaning and external context (Standards L2.E.CO.1-4).
Synthesize internal and external resources to enhance the creation of persuasive media artworks.
Explain and demonstrate the use of media artworks to synthesize new meaning and knowledge, and reflect on and form cultural experiences.
Analyze in depth the relationships of media arts ideas and works to various contexts, purposes, and values.
Critically investigate and ethically interact with legal, technological, systemic, and vocational contexts of media arts, considering ethics, media literacy, digital identity, and artist/audience interactivity.
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