TV Broadcasting

Television Broadcasting I and Television Broadcasting II

TV Broadcasting I–In semester one, students will learn to master the five components of television production: camera, audio, lighting, writing, and editing. This class utilizes the “hands-on,” “show & tell” approach to teaching.  Students will have the opportunity to become content managers and/or multi-media journalists.  The “hands-on” approach will continue second semester with studio production and incorporating our social media platforms.

TV Broadcasting II–Students will continue to master the five components of television broadcasting, studio production, and social media platforms in this project-based learning class.  Students will have the opportunity to provide content for broadcasts, live streaming events, clients, and newscasts.  The second semester of this course will give all students the opportunity to master their skills with a portfolio, resume, and job shadowing possibilities.

Course Title: Television Broadcasting I and Television Broadcasting II
Course Instructor: Dennis Goins
Number of Credits: 2-3 per semester (1 per period)
Semesters Offered: 2 or 4 semesters
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University

Course Competencies and Requirements

  • Lights, cameras, action!  Be a star on BDTV or work behind the scenes
  • Learn television camera operations, audio, lighting, writing, and editing
  • “Hands-on” approach to learning about studio production, live streaming-tricaster, directing, producing, studio cameras, and studio lighting
  • Produce content for our Ben Davis Television Youtube channel

Dual Credit Information for 2023-24

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College Year
BCST 102 Introduction to Audio-Visual Production 3 Credits Vincennes University Year 1
BCST 140 Video Production I (Studio Production) 3 Credits Vincennes University Year 1

Academic Standards for Success

  • Plan and develop; draft; revise using appropriate reference materials; rewrite; try a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience; and edit to produce and strengthen writing that is clear and coherent.
  • Understand relationships between and among words, including subject–verb agreement, pronoun reference, and verb form and tense.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Gather relevant information from multiple types of authoritative sources, using advanced searches effectively; annotate sources; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; synthesize and integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation (e.g., APA or CSE).

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.