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Graphic Design & Digital Media

 

Digital Media & Graphic Arts

6th Grade: Graphic Design (.5)

7th Grade: Graphic Design (.5)

               Digital Multimedia 1* (1.0) (High School Credit)

               Yearbook (1.0) +

8th Grade: Graphic Design (.5)

                 Digital Multimedia 1* & 2* (1.0) (High School Credit)

               Yearbook (1.0) + (Application Required)

RRHS Academy: New Media and Communications

Graphic Arts (Intro to Arts, Audio, Video, Technology, & Communication) (.5): Graphic Art students blend modern day technology with the creativity of fine arts to create a variety of “hands on” projects.  Students will use computers, digital cameras, digital drawing tablets, and various design software (including industry leading Adobe Photoshop). Topics include: digital photography, photo editing, logos/advertising, printing, and video/video editing. Work may be displayed at the school, district, and state level.  Students also have the opportunity to enter work in a variety of contests and showcases.

Digital Media/Multimedia Design 1 Advanced Course 1-Year (High School Credit): Digital Media/ Multimedia Design is a high school level course (earning high school credit) offered to middle school students. Students will gain skills in the areas of digital photography, photo editing, print/digital design, typography, advertising, and digital portfolio. Some equipment used are Mac computers, digital cameras, professional lighting, Wacom digital tablets, scanners, and a large format printer. Students will have the opportunity to become industry certified in Adobe Photoshop CC. This course provides technical skill proficiency and learning activities in a computer lab setting using hands-on experiences with equipment, materials and technology in accordance with current industry practices. Work may be displayed at the school, district, and state level.  Students also have the opportunity to enter work in a variety of contests and showcases. Digital Media Multimedia Design feeds directly into RRHS’s New Media Academy. If you choose to enter into the New Media Academy in HS, you will have already completed one of the required courses.

Digital Media/ Multimedia Design 2 Advanced Course 1-Year (High School Credit): Prerequisite Digital Media/ Multimedia Design 1  Digital Media/ Multimedia  Design 2 is a high school level course (earning high school credit) offered to middle school students. Students will gain skills in the areas of advanced design, illustration, logos, mobile app icons, print design, advertising, and digital portfolio. Some equipment used are Mac computers, Wacom digital tablets, scanners, and a large format printer. Students will have the opportunity to become industry certified in Adobe Illustrator CC. This course provides technical skill proficiency and learning activities in a computer lab setting using hands-on experiences with equipment, materials and technology in accordance with current industry practices. Work may be displayed at the school, district, and state level.  Students also have the opportunity to enter work in a variety of contests and showcases.