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Course Name:Digital Media
Entity:Minatare High School
Description:

Course Objective:                               

The purpose of these classes is to prepare students to meet the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S): Creativity and Innovation; Communication and Collaboration; Research and Information Fluency; Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making; Digital Citizenship; Technology Operations and Concepts.

As a student in this course, you will explore various types of open source software, become a proficient Google account user, reflect on current topics in technology, and learn the most important topics of Adobe Flash Animate and Adobe Illustrator. You’ll start off with an overview of Digital Citizenship followed by a brief introduction to the beginnings of Flash. You’ll then learn about creating graphics, text, and gradients, how to use symbols, Panels, and layering; create animations, blends, and complex objects; optimize and publish movies. You’ll wrap up the course with a unit on integrating Flash and Illustrator with other programs. Supplemental resources and various open source software will be used as they are available free for use beyond high school, while Adobe Creative Suite: Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Soundbooth , & Dreamweaver is taught post-secondary and on the job, i.e. Cabela’s Corporation.

First Semester:


270602
Digital Media
Programs of Study: Communication and Information Systems – Introductory Course
Programs of Study: Information Technology – Introductory Course


Course Description
Students will use technology to create, design, and produce media including sound, video, and graphics. Emphasis will be placed on effective use of tools for interactive multimedia production including storyboarding, visual development, project management, and web processes.
* CIS.HS.1.1        Examine emerging trends within the communication arts industry.
* CIS.HS.1.2        Create and edit images and graphics.
* CIS.HS.1.3        Know and differentiate between different digital media file formats
* CIS.HS.1.4        Plan, produce, edit, and publish digital audio.
* CIS.HS.1.5        Plan, produce, edit, and publish digital video.
* CIS.HS.1.6        Plan, produce, edit, and publish animations.
* CIS.HS.1.7        Explore the use of industry specific hardware and software.
* CIS.HS.1.8        Identify the necessary skills to succeed in visual design fields and examine their programs of study.
* CIS.HS.1.9        Evaluate digital media projects for voice, message, visual appeal, or content.
* CIS.HS.1.10      Analyze and comply with copyright laws.


Students must have access to multiple digital devices, such as:  iPad, Chrome book, laptop, smart phone, digital camera, video recording device, and microphone. Students must also have access to a computer with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash (Animate), version CS6 or later, and access to dependable Internet connectivity to utilize individual and district Google (GAFE) accounts.


If Adobe software is needed for the purpose of this course, an additional $100 fee applies or schools may purchase individual software applications directly from Adobe, including but not limited to
Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, In Design, and Premier Pro. Additional software & applications (apps) may need installed on devices, but these will be free to the participating districts. Districts must also agree to delete software off machines if/when student is no longer participating in these classes. 

 


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Subjects:Technology
Grade Levels:10 - 12
Prerequisites:
Comments:Students will need access to laptops/PCs, Windows platform, with internet access. Students also need access to iPads, Chromebooks, &/or mobile device with camera. As an enrolled student of Minatare Public Schools, students will be provided Adobe CS4 Software, used exclusively by students enrolled in these Digital Design classes. Adobe CS4 will need to be installed on student computers with Windows platform (PCs or laptops), with the understanding that all Adobe CS4 software will be uninstalled at the end of the course. Minatare has purchased for use the latest editions of Adobe Creative Suite for students use; however, if the new Adobe software is needed for the purpose of this course, an additional $100 fee applies or schools may purchase individual software applications directly from Adobe, including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, In Design, and Premier Pro. Additional software & applications (apps) may need installed on devices, but these will be free to the participating districts. Districts must also agree to delete software off machines if/when student is no longer participating in these classes.

Distant Learning Coordinator Contact Information
DLC Contacts: Beth Kabes bkabes@esucc.org 402-564-5753
BJ Peters bpeters@esu13.org 308-635-3696

Section Information
NVIS ID:5032
Instructor:Sinner, DeeDe
Credit Type:High School
Delivery Mode:Synchronous
Class meets:Fall 2018 from 8/20/2018 to 12/21/2018 at 8:51 AM-9:39 AM(Mountain) - MTWRF
Block Schedule:No
Availability:Open for registration
Computer required:Yes
Proctor required:Yes
LMS required:No
Comments:
Cost:$150 per student per course per semester
Enrolled: Minatare High School (6 students)
Creek Valley High School (3 students)
Kimball Jr/Sr High School (3 students)
Bayard Secondary School (2 students)
Elgin High School (2 students)