There is a lot more to being creative than knowing the software. In this class, we are going to focus on design as a career choice, and what you need to learn in order to have a great life in the profession.
The idea is to explore and experiment with the software - learn about the creative industry, expand your skills, play with new ideas, and create visual designs that will inspire you to the next level.
Student Learning Objectives
The material taught in this class is based on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards, Oregon Career and Technical Education standards.
Students in this program will seek to become a:
Student will recognize the rights and responsibilities of living, learning, and working in an interconnected digital world and practices safe, legal and ethical use of software and hardware.
Gather, locate, organize, analyze, evaluate and use information
Student uses a variety of technologies to create new, original, useful, and imaginative solutions. Student uses digital skills to produce creative products.
Student communicates clearly and creatively using platforms, tools, styles, formats, and digital media appropriately.
Student collaborates with others and works effectively in teams locally and globally.
Methods of Instruction
This is a hands-on course where students will be using computers every day. Most of the work is project-based with lectures, discussions, videos, and demonstrations.