Media Assistant Courses

Exploratory Teaching I and II (Media Assistant)


What are the requirements?

Students in 11th and 12th grade at Apopka High have a unique opportunity to receive one elective credit by working as a Media Assistant in the Media Center. Requirements for Exploratory Teaching I are a 2.5 GPA and excellent teacher recommendations. A second year course, Exploratory Teaching II, is available for students who successfully complete Exploratory Teaching I.

What do students learn?

Students in this course learn valuable computer and research skills. Media Assistant duties include checking books in and out on the circulation computer, shelving books and other materials, creating displays, computer maintenance and general cleaning. Media Assistants also aid other students and teachers in locating printed and electronic resources. Students in Exploratory Teaching II assist the Media Specialists with special projects and mentor the first year students.