Business Technology

Informational Computer and Digital Design Classes

Information Technology 1

Description:

This course provides students with basic and advanced computing skills that are needed later in classes or careers. Students learn skills in word processing, mail merges for mass letter sending, and spread sheets. While this is a required class to graduate; it is fun and inviting with multiple projects.

Prerequisite:

Basic keyboarding skills

Outcomes:

Students who complete the course have the chance to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam. Upon passing this exam, students can earn their certification in Microsoft Office and get a certificate of award.


Semester Class, Required to Graduate

Information Technology 2

Description:

This course takes skills learned in Information Technology 1 and hones in on them. Students learn advanced computing skills used on a corporate level and adapt them into practice projects like that of Info. Tech. 1. Added last Spring to our classes, this course allows students to learn advanced operations in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. This class also adds an introduction to Access (Microsoft's new database application).

Prerequisite:

Information Technology 1 and/or Teacher approval

Outcomes:

Students who take this course also have the opportunity to the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification that deals in more advanced programs through Microsoft. Upon passing this exam, students can earn their certification in Microsoft Office and get a certificate of award.


Semester Class

Introduction to Digital Design

Description:

This course offers students to look into computer based programs of Design used on a marketing level. Those who take this course use programs through Adobe, Microsoft, and explore third party programs. Programs in this course include; Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Smore, Sway, and Canva. This course provides real world application technologies and a creative design aspect.

Prerequisite:

Information Technology 1 and/or Teacher approval

Outcomes:

Students who take this course learn the ins and outs of Digital Design through understanding the basic skills of different computer programs.


Semester Class


*Example from Intro to Digital Design by Jordan In the 2015-2016 school year

Multi-Media/Web Page Design

Description:

This course offers students the ability to go forward into computer processing skills that are learned in Info. Tech. 1 & 2 and ind Intro. to Digital Design. Students use various types of media to create mixed programming projects. Some media includes coding, as well as using cameras, scanners, and audio input. This class also focuses on web pages. Students by the end of the semester class will be able to program and make web pages found on the internet.

Prerequisite:

Information Technology 1 and/or Teacher approval

Outcomes:

Students who take this course will be able to manipulate multiple medias (Text, Pictures, Sound, and Video) to program and create web pages and sites.


Semester Class