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Digital & Graphic Tools

This course is designed to equip students with core tools for interactive development in a challenging technological environment. Communication skills, basic mathematical concepts and critical thinking are reinforced through software applications. Multidisciplinary projects involve the use of a variety of programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, image editing and graphic design, digital sound and video editing, web design and presentation software. Topics covered include history, hardware, computers and society, safe internet access, copyright issues and computer ethics. Hands-on projects focus on essential skills and provide experience in working in a broad range of media. Simulations, projects, portfolios and teamwork provide opportunities for the application of instructional competencies. 
 
Course # 15110

Course Term: Yearlong
 
Grade Levels: 9-12
 
Graduation Credit: Applied Arts
 
CSU/UC: None