Course Description

Schedule A OCT Course

This course demonstrates the methodology of teaching Media Arts at the Senior level. Emphasis will be placed on curriculum policy and Ministry resource documents, on modeling the use of media arts in instruction, and on understanding how to design, develop and manage a hybrid physical and virtual learning environment.

Course Outline

Topics include:
  • understanding learning theories and the particular learning needs of the adolescent in the Media Arts Senior division
  • applying the elements and principles of Media Arts to create meaning
  • demonstrating knowledge of Ministry of Education curriculum policy and resource documents (including the Trillium List) and school policies for the senior division
  • knowing how to modify and accommodate the needs of students with exceptionalities
  • modelling the use of media arts as part of an instructional strategy
  • creating meaning through a thematic approach to program delivery
  • planning and organizing an effective and safe program for the adolescent learning environment in Media Arts
  • understanding how to design, develop and manage a hybrid physical and virtual learning environment.
  •  understanding and implementing methodologies that support a formative and summative assessment (for example, assessment as learning, assessment for learning and assessment of learning) strategy for the study of Media Art  




There are no textbooks required for this course.


OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.


Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.



  • Hold a "Certificate of Qualification" or showing basic qualifications in two divisions:  i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.
  • "Certificate of Qualification" must be in good standing.
  • Transcript  confirming FIVE full (or equivalent) university credits in  the teaching subject.   For candidates who already hold a Senior basic qualification, a minimum of TWO full (or equivalent) credits in the teaching subject are required.  

Courses that can be considered towards this ABQ are the following:

• Communication Studies

• T.V. Production

• Film

• Radio

• Advertising

• Media Studies

• Photography Print Media

It is requested that you complete an application if you have enrolled for this course.  If you would like to be pre-screened for eligibility it is appreciated that you submit an application well in advance of the semester deadline date.

How Do I complete an application form?

  • You will need to either create a student account or login to your existing account at https://register.continue.uwindsor.ca/
  • Once you have access to your account you will see “my applications” on the menu items shown on the left side of the screen
  • Select available applications
  • Complete the ABQ Application (Pre-requisite Credits) application.
  • Make sure you upload files to the application form otherwise they will not be included with your application. (Chose file/upload/Save). Your files will be shown if you successfully uploaded documents.
  • Make sure you select save and submit in order to submit your application.
  • The admissions team will review your application and respond as soon as possible. It can take two weeks or more for a response regarding eligibility due to the volume of applications received.

Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites

This course is offered by the Faculty of Education. For inquiries you can contact the Continuing Teacher Education Program team directly at aq@uwindsor.ca.
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