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2019-20 School Year - Instructor: Mrs. Renfroe
Course Number 8209510 | Course Credit: 1 | Counts as either a Fine Arts Credit or Elective Credit
For work turned in late, 10 points are deducted for each school day.
Course Description: This course is designed to develop basic-entry level skills for careers in the digital publishing industry, however, the course is very rigorous and the content includes computer skills; digital publishing concepts and operations; layout, design, measurement activities; and digital imaging as well as communication, collaboration & decision-making activities; critical thinking; and problem solving.
Evaluation & Online Grade Access (Parent Portal)
Quizzes, class work, class participation and projects will be calculated in the student's grades. Students are expected to take notes when such work is given. Students will also be required to take an Industry Certification Exams near the end of the first semester. Tests/Projects=50%, Class Assignments=40% and Participation=10% of the student’s nine weeks grade.
Supplies Needed Daily: Pen/pencil, paper, folder with brads will be needed daily. Students need to keep up with handouts and project requirements during the school year.
Students will be learning various applications in the Adobe CC Suite during the course of the class and students will be taking Industry Certification exams in Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and possibly Premiere Pro & After Effects prior to the end of the year. The primary goal of the course is for students to become Adobe Certified Associates in various applications and have fun while learning something new and have professional, printed products to bring home and share and be career-ready, if desired!
I am looking forward to a great year and hope you are too!
Please sign and return the bottom of this sheet to Mrs. Renfroe before the end of the first week of school.
I have read and understand the contents of the Syllabus and the student handbook and Code of Conduct. I will adhere to the rules and policies described therein.
*Please download the Course Syllabus for complete course information and classroom rules/regulations.