Learning Recommendation: None

General Description: Students explore a variety of multimedia programs as an introduction to photo manipulation, web and print graphic design, animation, and audio/visual effects. Students learn basic techniques, tools, and functions of the software through a variety of tutorials and hands-on projects. This course helps students identify future courses and possible career interests in the media arts field.

Content: Media Art software functions and techniques

Depending on the preference of the teacher, software programs may include: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Flash, Acid Pro.

Strategies:

Students learn through a combination of:

  • Exploration
  • Hands on projects
  • Tutorials
  • Direct instruction

Equipment to be provided by Student: None

Note: This course counts as a Fine Art credit for graduation, but it may not meet the four-year college admissions requirement for Fine/Visual/Performing Arts.