1. Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The goal of this course is for the student understands arts, audio/video technology, and communications systems. Within this context, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the various and multifaceted career opportunities in this cluster and the knowledge, skills, and...
  2. Audio/Video Production I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, post-production audio, and...
  3. Audio/Video Production I Lab

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production audio and...
  4. Audio/Video Production II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with...
  5. Audio/Video Production II Lab

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with...
  6. Digital Audio Technology I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Digital Audio Technology I was designed to provide students interested in audio production careers such as audio for radio and television broadcasting, audio for video and film, audio for animation and game design, music production and live sound, and additional opportunities and skill sets....
  7. Digital Audio Technology II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Digital Audio Technology II was designed to provide additional opportunities and skill sets for students interested in audio production careers such as audio for radio and television broadcasting, audio for video and film, audio for animation and game design, and music production and live sound...
  8. Printing and Imaging Technology I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Careers in printing span all aspects of the industry, including pre-press, press, and finishing and bindery operations. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be...
  9. Practicum in Printing and Imaging Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the printing industry with a focus on finishing and...
  10. Non-Verbal Communication with the use of a Zam

    • Resource ID: 15756
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Zam Communicator is a device that allows a person who has a speech impairment to communicate by spelling out words using a keypad or by pressing on an icon to display a message.  It is specifically designed to be used between patients and medical professionals.  
  11. Universal Design for Learning - Instruction for all Populations in CTE

    • Resource ID: 15760
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video provides an outline of Universal Design for Learning principles useful for working and instructing all students including special populations enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  12. The Process of Response to Intervention (RTI)

    • Resource ID: 15758
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Response to Intervention (RTI) is an approach which is used to identify and support students with learning and behavior needs.  In this video, the process as well as the benefits of RTI are described.
  13. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    • Resource ID: 15672
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how teachers are impacted.  ESEA was reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.
  14. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities - Improving Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instruction

    • Resource ID: 15732
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Professional learning communities involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. The focus is on continuous improvement in teaching as well as in student learning. 
  15. Legislative Updates: Serving Students with Disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms

    • Resource ID: 15676
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, legislative updates that are important to know with regard to serving students with disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms are discussed.
  16. Best Practices for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms and Labs

    • Resource ID: 15692
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms and labs is of the highest importance, not only to ensure the safety of students, but also for the running of a well-organized, efficient classroom.  
  17. Assessing for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Labs

    • Resource ID: 15693
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, laws and regulations for safety pertaining to school buildings and individual classrooms are discussed.  A safety observation form is explained and a copy of the form is provided with the course transcript.
  18. Utilizing CTE Advisory Committees to Ensure Safety

    • Resource ID: 15694
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, the benefits of utilizing an advisory committee to give recommendations to CTE programs about safety standards is discussed and advice is given regarding ways to ensure safety in CTE labs.
  19. Safety in CTE Lab Settings with Special Populations

    • Resource ID: 15695
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The following is a video showcasing Career and Technical Education (CTE) lab settings. Practical examples of how to maintain a safe environment when working with special populations within these settings is described.
  20. The Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative

    • Resource ID: 15701
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of the Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative is to identify and define the competencies and skills that graduating high school students must possess to be successful in higher education and beyond.  This video explains the process and the intent of the initiative.