Greystones Community College

Junior Cycle Digital Media

Junior Cycle Digital Media
Short Course Title: Digital Media Literacy

Course Content:

The Digital Media Literacy course is divided into four strands:

  1. My digital world

In this strand, students explore how and why to use digital technologies and develop and understanding of online safety.

  1. Following my interests

Students explore how digital texts are published and their various purposes

  1. Checking the facts

Students explore the notion of bias and influence online

  1. Publishing myself

Students learn their rights and responsibilities when publishing information online

Who would this short course suit?

Given the digital world which we live in, Digital Media Literacy is relevant to all young people in learning about managing themselves and their information online.

How is this short course assessed? Students will complete a Classroom Based Assessment for Digital Media Literacy from which they will be awarded a Grade Descriptor for their Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement. There is no written exam.
Careers linked to the short course?

Social Media Specialist, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, General roles in Information and Communication Technology,

Graphic Design, Digital Entrepreneur, Journalist, Content Developer, Media Production.


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Oct 25
Mid Term Break (School Closed)
Nov 03
Board of Management Meeting
Nov 09
Parent Leadership Team Meeting
Jan 12
Board of Management Meeting
Applications for enrolment into 1st year 2022 should be lodged in the school office prior to 5pm on October 22nd.
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