Course Description: In this course students will learn to use a variety of software to create and design print and digital multimedia projects. Students will be exposed to topics such as presentations, video slideshows, video editing, desktop publishing, and Web design. Through these projects, they will learn to work with, edit, and combine images, audio, and videos. Some of the software used in this class will be GIMP, Photoshop Elements, Premiere Elements, Audacity, Scribus, WeVideo, LibreOffice, Windows Movie Maker, and Weebly.
Weighted Caterories for this class will be as follows:
- 70% Assessment (projects, tests, quizzes, presentations, assignments)
- 30% Practice, Collaboration, & Participation ( assignments/homework, in-class work, partner/group work, soft skills, daily work, attendance)
When saving files in class always remember two things:
1. Give the file a good name
2. Tell the computer where to save the file
Good note taking is a skill you will use throughout high school and college. Look at the examples on the Course Docs.
The writing frame can be used to create well composed written works. It gives you a structure that can be applied to school papers or standardized tests. Look at the example under the Course Docs.
Projects & Resources