124 PERFORMING ARTS MEDIA
This course is designed to help students refine their language arts skills through the study of various entertainment media. Students will study how oral and visual media use language to communicate ideas. Students will interpret the content of media, including dramatic works,theatrical productions, and films. Students will also produce and/or perform adaptations of classic andcontemporary works as well as write formal compositions and creative works.
134 INFORMATION MEDIA
This course is intended for students with average or above average reading and writing skills. It is designed to help students refine their language arts skills through thestudy of various information media. Students will study how various forms of broadcast and print media use language to communicate information. Students will interpret the content of media, including newspapers, magazines, and radio and television productions. Students will also produce and/or perform various radio and television scripts, using digital and computer technology, as well as write formal compositions and non-fiction works.137/753 COMMUNICATION ARTS AND TECHNOLOGYThis course is intended for students with an interest injournalistic writing and television media. It is designed to help students refine their language arts skillsthrough the study of television media. Students will study the principles, techniques, and procedures for creating radio and television productions. Students participate in program development, planning, analysis,research, writing, production, and evaluation of projects, including interviews, advertisements, news programs, and documentaries. Students will also write and produce aDistrict 228 television show to be aired on local cable networks. This is a District 228 vocational course and enrollment is open to students from all four high schools. The district will provide transportation to Bremen High School, where the Television Studio is located. The course is two hours in length, students will receive two high school credits and three college credits inCommunication from South Suburban College, where they are concurrently registered.