800 - INTRO. TO COMMUNICATION, GRAPHIC ARTS & PHOTOGRAPHY

Grades 9, 10, 11 • Semester • 1/2 credit • 1 period per day • Elective • Fee • Prerequisite: None


Graphic Arts is designed to improve personal communication skills and to introduce students to the ever-changing world of digital communications and graphics. Students will participate in a variety of projects focused on using the computer as a production tool. Students will create multimedia presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint, iMovie, a digital camera and a scanner; learn to communicate information visually by creating graphs and charts in Microsoft Excel; screen printing processes; and author their own web pages. Students will also develop an understanding of basic camera operation and photo composition by taking photographs, developing their negatives, and developing prints in our darkroom/photography complex. Students do not need to provide a camera for this course.


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