Computers

Computers: Computer Literacy A

This course is an introduction to computers. Students will learn how to operate a computer, the names of common hardware parts, use software and hardware safely, computer ethics, problem solving and algorithmic thinking, and the proper use of Google suite.

Computers: Computer Literacy B

This course will teach students how to use computer programs that will prepare you for higher education. The course will cover iMovie, file management (working with Macs), Microsoft Word and Excel, internet research skills, Google, and an introduction to the APA (American Psychological Association) style of writing.

Computers: Computer Applications I

This course covers the basic Adobe products, such as: Photoshop and Illustrator. Students will learn how to manipulate pictures and create their own in order to use them in a business and a classroom setting.

Computers: Computer Applications II

Students will continue to work with Adobe products and create their own brand and develop products and commercials for their company, the goal will be to develop a well-rounded marketing plan for a company they came up with.

Computers: Computer Applications III

This course will also introduce the basics of broadcasting and video editing. Students will learn the various functions of the camera, learn the elements of video editing and the different programs used. Topics include basic pre-production, techniques of the camera, and editing short clips they make themselves. Students will also be utilizing the Adobe product skills they have attained in the years prior by having a hand in creating this year’s yearbook.

Computers: Computer Applications IV

This upper division computer class will focus on intermediate broadcasting. Students will explore video production in a theory based, hands-on approach. Topics include elements of pre-production, techniques of news reporting, and writing for on-air productions. Students will learn how to storyboard, direct, edit, and various camera techniques. Students will also be utilizing the Adobe product skills they have attained in the years prior by having a hand in creating this year’s yearbook.