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, how to use software and hardware safely, computer ethics, problem solving and algorithmic thinking, and the proper use of the Microsoft Office software suite and the basics 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 File management (working with Macs), Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet research skills, E-mail, Google, and an introduction to the APA (American Psychological Association) style of writing. Students will also learn how to program through a microworld called Karel, and be introduced to the basics of a language called JavaScript, and then be taught simple graphics and animation.


Computers: Computer Applications I

This course covers the basics Adobe products such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Students will learn how to use manipulate pictures and create their own to be able 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 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.


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.