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Digital Comms Instructors

Noel Benadom

PV-TEC
CTE, CTC

Nikki Farmer

Pocatello High School, PV-TEC
CTE, CTC

Lori Lombard

Century High School
CTE

Jordan Smith

Pocatello High School
CTE

Nicholas Sorrell

Highland High School
CTC

Digital Communications Pathway

 

 

#30422
Interactive Media: Graphics
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 10, 11, 12

 

#30661
Web Design
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

#30501
Business Computer Applications I
1 Trimester @ CHS, HHS, PHS
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

 

 

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#30451
Interactive Media: Video
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 10, 11, 12

 

#30711
* Digital Communications
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

Digital Communications Courses

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30501 Business Computer Applications I - 1 Trimester – CHS/HHS/NHHS/PHS/PV-TEC 9 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Keyboarding I (Middle School) or Keyboarding Applications

Students are introduced to the use of industry standard computer applications used for solving business problems. Microsoft Office Suite is used to format and produce documents. The use of graphics, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation applications and the ethical use of the internet are covered in this course. This class is designed for students who plan to attend college and wish to earn concurrent enrollment credits through ISU.  Specialist exams in MS Word and PowerPoint. State code 100050

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30422 Interactive Media: Graphics I - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Interactive Media Video

This course is designed to allow students to develop skills in formatting and editing raw visual layouts and illustrations using appropriate print, 3D, and animation software. Skills to be acquired include mapping, lighting, camera techniques, animation planning and storyboard development. Emphasis is placed on preparing materials to web/print industry standards. State code 111530

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30451 Interactive Media: Video I - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Interactive Media Graphics

This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of audio-visual production equipment and processes. Students will be introduced to video editing skills and techniques for planning, designing and developing video. Skills to be obtained are file management, audio and video capturing, adding events to timelines, editing multiple video tracks, transitions, voice over production, and key framing. State code 110550

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30661 Web Design I - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC/PHS 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Digital Communications

This course is designed to provide students with the vocabulary and concepts required to develop a website. Students will focus on the practice and design of web construction, along with information architecture concepts, web project management, scenario development and performance evaluations. Students will be able to create, link, and validate XML documents to cascading style sheets, design XML schemas, and utilize JavaScript to create cookies, etc. Membership in Business Professionals of America is recommended. State code 102010

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30711 * Digital Communications – 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 11 12

Prerequisite: Interactive Media: Graphics I, Interactive Media: Video I
Co-requisite: Web Design

This course is a culminating experience of graphics, video, and web design. Skills will include storyboard development, camera techniques, web techniques, and advanced graphics. The course is designed to prepare the student to further their education in a digital multi-media career. Membership in Business Professionals of America is recommended. State code 102014