Digital Media Communication 9

This class is a locally developed survey course. Its intent is to familiarize you with digital terminology, software, and concepts that you can use in your other classes at Seycove. These are also skills you will use throughout your life.

This classes main purpose is to teach you the critical thinking skills needed to solve problems by yourself.

DM9 will also familiarize you with procedures and software used by teachers at Seycove to disseminate and collect information. It will have a strong emphasis on visual content and the design process. As such, it is a partial continuation of Visual Arts 8.

 

The inclusion of the design process is important because it offers the student a framework to guide them through a project before starting. It also guides in assessing their own, and their peers work after completing the final product. The design process provides students with a vocabulary with which to discuss and critique their own and their peers work. The visual elements are referenced throughout the

 

Click here for the Design Checklist PDF

 

Programs/applications covered will include:

I would like you to come to this class with your agenda, and a pen and pencil.

 

Module 1 Visual Elements

 

1.Save Here on the computer desktop

2. An online storage account like Google Drive, Dropbox.com

3. Seycove Dropbox (on the Seycove server)

 

Module 2 Understanding Pixels

Module 3: PhotoMerge and Panorama

 

Module 4: Get Info and Collage project

 

 

Module 5: Stop Motion Film Making

Module 6: PowerPoint

 

 

Module 7: The Rather Fun Project