Davison Career & Technical Education

Learning Today, Earning Tomorrow.

Mr. Ames
Marketing Program
mames@davisonschools.org 

Ms. Woodruff
Business Management Administration Program
ewoodruff@davisonschools.org 

Mr. McCollum
Engineering Program
mmccollum@davisonschools.org

Mr. Michalik
Automotive Program
amichalik@davisonschools.org

Mr. Scott
Digital Broadcasting & Television Program
rscott@davisonschools.org

Mr. Binkley
CTE Coordinator, Computer Science Program
dbinkley@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Tomczak
Davison Early College &
Career Placement Coordinator
atomczak@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Heath
Health Science
lheath@davisonschools.org

DTV

The goal of DTV is to provide a complete introductory experience for students interested in television broadcasting, including news gathering and video production.

To see DTV in action, click the following link:  http://www.dtvnews.org/

DTV BROADCASTING I

(1 credit, 10th & 11th, grades) Prerequisite:  Application is required.  See Mr. Scott

This course is an introduction to the basics of TV broadcasting production skills.  Students will learn to operate cameras, microphones, audio boards, lighting, and editing equipment.  Students will also learn the steps involved in planning, writing, and producing the DTV newscast that is seen daily in school and the community.  Students will work both in front and behind the camera, developing both writing and public speaking skills.  The history of broadcasting and film production will be studied.  This course will also include preparation for college and employment through academic and technical skill integration.  Students are also required to assist in after school assignments and must be concurrently enrolled in the DTV Afterschool Internship class.

 

DTV BROADCASTING II

(1 credit, 11th & 12th grades) Prerequisite“C” or better in DTV Broadcasting I

This course emphasizes the technical computer application side of video and multimedia production.  Working from the foundational skills developed in DTV Broadcasting I, students will develop advanced techniques in digital video capturing, editing, multi-camera usage, lighting techniques, basic news gathering, teleprompter management, and pre and post-production work with an emphasis on teamwork and leadership.  The history of broadcasting and film production will be studied.  This course will also include preparation for college and employment through academic and technical skill integration.  Students are also required to assist in after school assignments, and must be concurrently enrolled in the DTV After school Internship class.

 

DTV BROADCASTING III

(1 credit, 12th grade) Prerequisite:  “C” or better in DTV Broadcasting II (including completion of final project)

This course emphasizes advanced studio production techniques and allows students to develop and produce all phases of a television production.  Shows produced will air on the local cable channel and may be submitted in competition for recognition of students who worked on the shows.  The history of broadcasting and film production will be studied.  This course will also include preparation for college and employment through academic and technical skill integration.  Students are also required to assist in after school assignments and must be concurrently enrolled in the DTV After school Internship class.

 

DTV BROADCASTING: AFTER SCHOOL INTERNSHIP

(1 credit, 10th, 11th, & 12th grades) Prerequisite:  Concurrent enrollment in DTV Broadcasting classes

Students enrolled in all of the DTV Broadcasting classes must be concurrently enrolled in the After school Internship course.  Students are teamed together to form production crews that will film and produce sporting events, concerts and plays, and other news gathering assignments.  Time may be spent on location or in the studio.  Student after school assignments will average 5 hours per week.  Time and Activities Sheets must be maintained for all after school activities.