Courses of Study: Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication

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Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Digital Design
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1.) Apply personal and shop safety rules, regulations, and procedures for using media in a safe and responsible manner, including cleaning, storing, and replenishing supplies.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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2.) Demonstrate various computer operations using industry standard software for word processing, illustrating, photo manipulating, and scanning.

•  Utilizing vector and raster graphics, Universal Serial Bus (USB), fire wire, digital camera, printers, data video projector, digital video recorder (DVR)
Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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3.) Explain the history and development of typography, including the classification of type families, the historic evolution of type, type selection, spacing, and the manipulation of the letterform.

•  Explaining styles, selection, production, and psychology of typography
•  Demonstrating knowledge of manuscripts, spacing, proofreading, headlines, and copy fitting
Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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4.) Demonstrate advanced application of the digital design process.

•  Using proper procedures and theory in composition for digital design
Examples: elements, principles, marketing strategies, color theory, audience identification, cost analysis

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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5.) Utilize drawing and rendering techniques and advanced illustration skills for digital design.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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6.) Create digital designs while refining desktop publishing skills.

•  Determining appropriate files and file formats for various digital imagery
Examples: Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), graphic interchange format (GIF), Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)

•  Creating entrepreneurship desktop publishing projects
Example: creating a business, producing a school newspaper or newsletter

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Digital Design
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7.) Formulate ideas from a concept to a marketable digital design product.