Career and technical student organizations are integral, cocurricular components of each career and technical education course. 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.
Multimedia Hardware and software:
1. Compare types of multimedia, including presentation, desktop publishing, Web page design, graphic design, digital photography, and digital video use in creating projects.
2. Utilize a variety of input devices for digitizing multimedia information, including digital camera, video, scanner, Internet downloads, and graphic software.
3. Use a variety of software and equipment to create, modify, and enhance multimedia projects.
4. Demonstrate appropriate techniques associated with graphic design. Examples: selecting, resizing, manipulating graphics, changing resolution, rastering, retouching photographs, correcting color, creating images
5. Utilize precision tools to manipulate images. Examples: deleting, moving, rotating, setting custom alignment guides, extracting and applying filters
6. Utilize graphic design software to create business and personal publications. Examples: newsletters, brochures, business cards, calendars
7. Apply integration principles for importing scanned, digitized graphics and text, tables, charts, and pictures into a publication.
8. Utilize research results to interpret the impact of media and copyright laws on media publications. Examples: ethical issues, authenticity
9. Explain differences among Web sites, Web pages, and Web browsers. • Identifying Web elements, including hypertext markup language (HTML) tags, headings, and body 10. Develop interactive Web pages and sites using a variety of component formats, including HTML, HTML editors, and Web authoring programs. Examples: components—guest book, forms, hit counter, marquees, hover button, transition, banner advertisements, navigational schemes
11. Determine the applicable format for converting digital files. Examples: Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Music Player 3 (MP3), Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)
12. Apply knowledge of project management to ensure a quality product.
13. Demonstrate the manipulation of digital image file sizing. • Optimizing resolution for Web and print publications
14. Determine career and entrepreneurial opportunities, responsibilities, and educational and credentialing requirements related to multimedia design.