Introduction to Digital Technology
This course is the foundational course for the Computer Networking, Computer Systems and Support, Computing, and Interactive Media Pathways. This course is designed for high school students to understand, communicate, and adapt to a digital world and its impact on their personal life, society, and the business world. Exposure to foundational knowledge in hardware, software, programming, web design, IT support, and networks are all taught in a computer lab with hands-on activities and project-focused tasks. Students will understand the concepts and apply their knowledge to situations and defend their actions/decisions/choices through the knowledge and skills acquired in this course. Competencies in the co-curricular student organization, FBLA, are integral components of both the employability skills standards and content standards for this course.
Fundamentals of Web Design
Fundamentals of Web Design includes an overview of the basic principles of designing web pages. Students will use the planning process to create web pages. They will learn HTML and JAVA programming techniques. Students will use industry-standard software to create and maintain websites. They will design, build, manage, and deploy high-quality, low-maintenance web pages, with animation, interactive content, and photo editing. The school website may be an ongoing project for this class. This course may offer initial Certified Internet Webmaster exam.
Advanced Web Design
Prerequisite - Fundamentals of Web Design and Introduction to Digital Technology
This is a study of advanced topics in web design. Topics include the web development process, advanced layout and design features, advanced study of scripting languages, site development with HTML editors, and web servers and databases.
Introduction to Animation and 3-D Design
This course serves as an introduction to the animation and 3-D design industry, with emphasis on career awareness, fundamentals of modeling, storyboard creation, cameras, and lighting. Students learn how 3-D technology is used for film, broadcast, and games, and how it is rapidly becoming the medium of choice for industrial design, military simulations, and medical visualization.
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- 2D/3D Artist
- Audio/Video Engineer
- Media Specialist
- Media/Instructional Designer
- Authoring Specialist
- Specialist Producer
- Production Assistant
- Streaming Media Specialist
- Virtual Reality Specialist
- Specialist Administrator
- Architect Designer
- Page Developer
- Site Developer