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TECHNOLOGY

CLASSES

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Two Semesters
Prerequisite: None
Teacher: Taylor Brost

In this course, students will spend the first quarter reviewing the basics of a computer and introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud. The remainder of the year the students will focus on three art and design programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign. UC/CSU (pending)

Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Arts and Design I
Teacher: Taylor Brost

In this course, students will develop a mastery of the three art and design programs Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign. Students will develop a portfolio by the end of the year utilizing class projects.

Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Arts and Design I and/or teacher approval.
Teacher: Taylor Brost

This course is designed to offer experiences with a Digital SLR camera, providing students the opportunity to develop a variety of technical and creative skills. Students will learn composition, lighting and photography strategies in a multitude of settings. Digital processing techniques are covered in Adobe Photoshop. Each student must provide his/her own Digital SLR camera and lens.

Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra 1 and Teacher Approval
Teacher: Gary Jung

The internet and innovation provide a narrative arc for this course, a thread connecting all of the units. The course starts with learning about what is involved in sending a single bit of information from one place to another and ends with students developing small applications of their own design that live on the web. The AP Assessment consists of a multiple-choice exam and two “through course” assessments called the AP Performance Tasks (PTs). This is a rigorous course of study and will require a significant amount of work outside the classroom. UC/CSU

Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Teacher approval
Teacher: Gary Jung

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of computer programming using the Python computer language. This is a college level course and requires self-discipline and self-motivation in order to succeed. The students will demonstrate their computer language skills by passing rigorous tests and creating complex computer games. Limited enrollment.

Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Advisor approval
Teacher: Taylor Brost

Students in this class will produce the Flight yearbook. Writing, photography and page-design skills will be emphasized along with team work and adherence to strict deadlines. Extra after-school hours are required to meet obligations. Enrollment is limited by process of application.