Multimedia Design

COURSE SYLLABUS

MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

INSTRUCTOR: MRS. KATIE WINN

 

COURSE TITLE:  Multimedia Design

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:   Multimedia Design is a one-credit course designed to provide students with hands-on skills involving graphic design, Web publishing, and digital video production. Students use various hardware peripherals and software for completing documents.

 

FEE: $15.00, which covers paper, brochure paper, printer supplies, and various materials needed for hands-on projects.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND COURSE GOALS: Students are expected to meet all course goals and apply knowledge through real life situations. A variety of teaching methods are employed to teach decision-making, problem solving, communication, and employability and technological skills to students. Techniques include the use of small and large group discussions, lecture, independent study, simulations, gaming, demonstration, peer teaching and cooperative learning methodology. Hands on and problem solving experiences are encouraged to allow students to become engaged in the learning activities, learn business procedures, and to practice desired behaviors and attitudes. Students are expected to become actively involved in activities, experiences, and assessments that deal with applying, synthesizing, and evaluating knowledge and skills.

 

CULMINATING PRODUCTS/PROJECTS:

1. Students will develop a multimedia project including planning, design, creation, and evaluation steps.

2. Students will develop a graphic design project including planning, design, creation, and evaluation steps.

3. Students will develop a web site including planning, design, creation, and evaluation steps.

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

§ Intermediate Desktop Publishing

§  Introduction to HTML

§ Adding Graphic Web Elements; Creating Tables

§ Frames and Special Effects

§ Advanced Web Formatting; Web Development; Navigation Structure and Tables

§ Web Publishing and Searching

§ Website Management; Scanning and Manipulating Images

§ Introduction to Graphic Design

 

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES: Students will be required to complete daily assignments/weekly projects. Assignments and projects will be application/production and evaluated based on a rubric. Each student will maintain a folder of handouts and graded assignments. Two types of evaluation methods will be used: production tests and projects.

Tests, performance assessments, laboratory work, project reports, completion of assignments and project presentations are used in assessing students learning and progress through the course.

 

GRADING SCALE:            Daily Exercises                                                                                                  10%

Creative Projects/Test/Objective Assessments                                 90%

 

CTSO: Career and technical student organizations such as FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) are integral, co-curricular components of the business education curriculum.  These organizations serve as a means to enhance classroom instruction while helping students develop leadership abilities, expand workplace-readiness skills, and broaden opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Therefore, everyone in this class will be a member of FBLA.  I will use $10.00 of your fee money for you to become a member.  Membership will provide you with career preparation opportunities, leadership development and achievement, challenging competitions, community service experience, friendship and fellowship, opportunity to travel, and above all fun, fun, fun!

 

AVAILABLE INDUSTRY CREDITIALS:

§ Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

 

EMBEDDED NUMERACY ANCHOR STATEMENT: Improve student mathematical skills in a Project-Based Learning environment through technical related activities that prepares students for successful transition into a high demand-high wage occupation in the 21st century workforce.

 

EMBEDDED LITERACY ANCHOR STATMENT: Improve the reading, writing, and comprehension skills in a Project-Based Learning environment through technical related activities that prepares students for a successful transition into a high demand-high wage occupation in the 21st century workforce.

 

CTE DUAL ENROLLMENT AND/OR ARTICULATED CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS:

  • Office Administration
  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant
  • Computer Science