This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills.Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
- Teacher: Monique Creary
This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyze the role of a leader in business, with a focus on effective business communication skills, ethics, social responsibility decision making, management of group dynamics, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and planning.
Emphasis will be placed on individual leadership behaviour and group participation throughout the course. Many activities will be group-based where cooperation and participation are MANDATORY.
- Teacher: Laird Laundy
This single-credit course will give students a fully-rounded introduction to studio-based television broadcasting, as well as film and video production. In this course students will: learn lighting techniques, camera operation and theory (both studio and portable), sound production and theory, and post production concepts, such as editing and special effects creation will be introduced. Additionally, the importance of teamwork, punctuality, working safely and a commitment to excellence will be stressed in all aspects of the course curriculum. This course enrollment is strictly limited to 22 students.
- Teacher: Monique Creary
This project-driven course will give students a better understanding of some of the technology programs offered by the Toronto District School Board and Stephen Leacock C.I. This course will prepare students for the more advanced technology courses offered in grades 10 and up. There is no pre-requisite for this course, all are welcome! This course enrollment is limited to 22 students.
This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills
as they study, test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake,and steering systems on vehicles, Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks,using a variety of tools and equipment.Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.
This course introduces students to the service and maintenance of vehicles. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the construction and operation of vehicle/craft systems and learn maintenance and repair techniques. Student projects may include the construction of a self-propelled vehicle or craft, engine service, tire/wheel service, electrical/battery service, and proper body care. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and post-secondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry.
- Teacher: MR. T Mascard
This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study,test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake, and steering systems on vehicles. Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation,and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.