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Multimedia Publishing Syllabus

Course Description

This hands-on course applies publishing and presentation concepts through the development of sophisticated business documents and projects. These documents include, but are not limited to, tri-fold brochures, manuscripts, reports, bi-fold programs, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, business forms, graphs, web pages, on-screen presentations, and video productions. Equipment such as scanners, digital cameras, video cameras, and color laser printers, may be utilized in creating the documents. Formatting, editing, page layout, and design concepts are taught. Distribution ready publication standards are applied to all projects. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA

Classroom Expectations

Each student is responsible for reading their student handbook and following all rules therein. All disciplinary actions will use the school-wide PGES behavioral expectations:

Behavior Expectations

Leadership
Integrity
Ownership
No Excuses
Self-Control

Specific guidelines for my classroom are as follows:

  • No food in class. It is a danger to the workstations.
  • All students will be respectful to others—at all times.
  • Work must be submitted on time. Late work will have points deducted.
  • All students will be in their seats when the tardy bell rings.
  • Workstations must be neat and materials returned before the dismissal bell rings.
  • A hall pass is required for bathroom breaks.
  • Students must be prepared with pencil, paper and other required supplies.

 

Multimedia Publishing Program of Studies

Valid Course Code: 060751

Course Description: This hands-on course applies publishing and presentation concepts through the development of sophisticated business documents and projects. These documents include, but are not limited to, tri-fold brochures, manuscripts, reports, bi-fold programs, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, business forms, graphs, web pages, on-screen presentations, and video productions. Equipment such as scanners, digital cameras, video cameras, and color laser printers, may be utilized in creating the documents. Formatting, editing, page layout, and design concepts are taught. Distribution ready publication standards are applied to all projects. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA

 

PREREQUISITE: Computer and Technology Applications.

 

Content/Process

Students will:

1. Apply language rules and proofreader’s marks; use reference materials, style, grammar, and spell check.

2. Define and apply terminology associated with desktop publishing, layout, and design.

3. Research and analyze career opportunities in multimedia publishing and graphic arts.

4. Use industry-standard hardware and software components of a multimedia publishing system such as digital cameras, scanners, & video cameras.

5. Apply basic HTML and a software package to create a web page.

6. Compose and design effective business publications and documents.

7. Develop multimedia presentations (slide show, video, audio, etc.).

8. Design page layout with appropriate proportions, balance, and typography.

9. Demonstrate the ability to use the Internet.

10. Use business graphics and paint, draw, and image-editing programs.

11. Design FBLA documents using effective multimedia publishing skills.

12. Demonstrate employability and social skills relative to the career cluster.

13. Utilize activities of a FBLA as an integral component of course content and leadership development.

14. Apply math, science, and communication skills relative to the career major.

 

Connections

  • Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS)
  • Common Core State Standards ELA and Math
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Kentucky Technology Program of Studies
  • Kentucky Occupational Skill Standards Assessment (KOSSA)