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ATS Digital Media Technology

Digital Media is open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, during both the A.M. and P.M.

The Digital Media Technology Program combines classroom experience with real-world projects; this interdisciplinary program is designed for students seeking employment in information technology careers, including, but not limited to: web design, digital media and motion graphics creation, photo manipulation, programming for the web, and installation and repair of microcomputer systems. Some of the software program used to gain this experience include: Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe After Effects.

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP: Master the skills and techniques in graphic design to and construct graphics which could be added to web pages or Flash applications. Students will learn the basics to manipulating photos and other graphics.

ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP: Learn the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop such as how to design and create modern layouts, interfaces and controls for web, mobile, video and UI design. In addition to learning key features and techniques, you'll cover important workflow processes and design concepts. Learn to efficiently create professional designs that are easier for developers to code.

PROGRAMMING LOGIC: Programming Logic develops analytical skills using structured programming design methods to solve practical business problems. This course allows the student to acquire the skills to program in many different languages.

COMPUTER CONCEPTS & APPLICATIONS: Computer Concepts and Applications prepares students with the skills required to be a successful and responsible member of today's digitally connected society. Concepts include computer software, computer hardware, cloud computing, Internet use, networking, security, and privacy. Applications include current operating systems, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Students may find it necessary to work in the computer lab outside of class in order to complete the assignments.

Students enrolled in a Career Education Program are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner. Students must be able to follow instructions and work as a member of a team to achieve the course objectives. Students are expected to be accurate, have a positive attitude and maintain good attendance throughout the school year.

Instruction will involve both classroom and laboratory experiences with home study required.

Recommended High School Courses:

  • Keyboarding
  • Computer Related Classes
  • Web Design
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Photo Editing
       

These are not established as pre-requisites. Students that have been successful in any of these courses have historically demonstrated a higher degree of success in this career education program.

Tool Requirements:
Jump Drive/Thumb Drive

  


For more information on this program, please contact any of the following:

Your high school guidance counselor

Darrell Kyle, Career Placement/Assessment Coordinator
dkyle5@jeffco.edu or (636)481-3498

OR the program instructor, Greg Simos,
gsimos@jeffco.edu or (636)481-3472