# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Video and Media Technology Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Video and Media Technology (8497/36 weeks)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Determining the Role of Media in Society

  1. Research the development of broadcasting from early radio to present-day television and broadband.
  2. Describe the function, role, and influence of video media on society.
  3. Analyze the expanding media landscape, the top media delivery providers, and the effects on media production and consumer habits.
  4. Evaluate the laws and ethical concerns affecting video media.

Exploring Types of Video Formats

  1. Identify various video formats and their characteristics.
  2. Compare the physical compositions of various recording media.
  3. Compare international broadcast standards.

Preproduction: Writing for Video Media

  1. Analyze the format, components, and composition techniques in a video storyboard and script.
  2. Compose a video script.
  3. Write a public service announcement (PSA) storyboard and script.
  4. Write a news story or long news feature script.
  5. Write a commercial storyboard and script.
  6. Write a(n) instructional, biographical, documentary, or historical storyboard and script.

Preproduction: Planning the Production

  1. Identify the objectives of a production.
  2. Create a production proposal (i.e., treatment).
  3. Prepare a production budget.
  4. Develop a production schedule.
  5. Define roles of production personnel and their tasks.

Production: Exploring the Elements

  1. Demonstrate production safety techniques.
  2. Identify video production commands and terminology.
  3. Demonstrate video production commands and terminology.
  4. Demonstrate camera techniques.

Production: Using Video Production Equipment

  1. Identify the types and essential parts of video cameras.
  2. Demonstrate situational awareness.
  3. Identify microphones and their applications.
  4. Identify the operating procedures for essential production equipment.
  5. Create full-screen graphics and boxes, using a graphics generator or computer-based graphics program.
  6. Apply various lighting instruments and lighting techniques.
  7. Produce a video.

Postproduction: Editing Video

  1. Define time code.
  2. Edit video, using software-based editing equipment.
  3. Demonstrate file-management techniques.
  4. Apply basic audio levels, overmodulation, and mixing techniques.
  5. Edit a simple multi-track, mixed-media sequence.
  6. Apply basic video effects and transitions.

Postproduction: Mastering the Video

  1. Demonstrate file compression techniques for various distribution methods.
  2. Critique video productions.
  3. Analyze final audio enhancements.
  4. Assemble a final video reel or portfolio.