Digital Design


Introduction | Syllabus | Pacing Guide | Help Desk


Using Web design as the platform for product design and presentation, students will create and learn digital media applications using elements of text, graphics, animation, sound, video and digital imaging for various format. The digital media and interactive media projects developed and published showcase the student skills and ability. Emphasis will be placed on effective use of tools for interactive multimedia production including storyboarding, visual development, project management, digital citizenship, and web processes. Students will create and design web sites that incorporate digital media elements to enhance content of web site.

Various forms of technologies will be used to expose students to resources, software, and applications of media. Professional communication skills and practices, problem-solving, ethical and legal issues, and the impact of effective presentation skills are enhanced in this course to prepare students to be college and career ready. Employability skills are integrated into activities, tasks, and projects throughout the course standards to demonstrate the skills required by business and industry. Competencies in the co-curricular student organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of the employability skills standard for this course. Feel free to download the course standards.


Syllabus

Download the Digital Design syllabus. Information contained in the syllabus is subject to change if necessary.


Pacing Guide

Due dates are guidelines and official due dates are found in itsLearning on the planner along with the weekly schedule and resources.

Unit Semester Year Long
Unit 1 - State of the Web August 15 August 22
Unit 2 - Design Principles August 29 September 19
Unit 3 - Graphics September 12 October 15
Unit 4 - Photography September 26 November 14
Unit 5 - Animation October 3 December 12
Unit 6 - Multimedia October 15 January 23
Unit 7 - HTML5 October 31 February 20


Help Desk

Students who experience technical difficulties with itsLearning or Infinite Campus should contact iAchieve Virtual Academy for assistance.

Students who experience technical difficulties with the lessons or mrsrush.net should contact Mrs. Rush through the itsLearning email client or at sanderson-rush@forsyth.k12.ga.us


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