Students learn and apply fundamentals of various software applications (such as Illustrator and Photoshop), web design, and image editing, drawing and graphic animation. Advertising and marketing projects coordinate technical skills with organization, management, communication, ethics and teamwork.
Students will be given challenging real world projects and assignments typical of the graphic design industry. High quality work is expected and students will be given opportunities to redo work until it meets standards specified during instruction. Classroom activities will include reading, research, projects, and problem solving. Students will often work in teams, but will be expected to complete individual assignments in relation to the team's work. Assessment methods will include written exams, tests, and quizzes; oral and written research reports; reading assignments; and projects.
At the end of the course, each participant should be able to
History of Graphic Design; Future of Graphic Design
Determining the document type; grid structure; paragraphs; titles and headings; lists
Diagrams; Text procedures; Icons and visual symbols; Screen captures
Students will participate in leadership activities such as: perfect attendance, school involvement, volunteering in the community as well as performing other leadership tasks within the classroom, school and community