Web-Page Design I
Digital Art & Design II, III
Semester 1, 2016-2017
Name: Jenae C. Haynes, M.A, M.B.A Planning Period: 1
Email Address: Jenae_Haynes@Charleston.k12.sc.us
Digital Art & Design is a nationally recognized hands-on course where students will utilize desktop publishing and image building software to create designs and art that apply to a variety of applications, products and collateral items. The understanding of these various skills and types of printing prepare graduates for Technical/Community or College education or a position in this exciting career.
(A legal requirement involves all students taking this course pass an OSHA Safety Test before operating any equipment in the lab.)
State/National Standards URL Addresshttp://www.gaerf.org/PrintED/Competencies.aspx
Textbook Name: Adobe InDesign CS6., Against the Clock, 2012.
Adobe Photoshop CS6, Against the Clock, 2012.
Adobe Illustrator CS6, Against the Clock, 2012.
Graphic Design Solutions
Material Supply List:
Ruler, Pens (Blk&Wht/Color), 3 ring binder, color markers (washable & permanent)
General Course Information:
Digital Art & DesignII teaches high level knowledge and principles of how to create graphic design and advertising for print applications in offset, web, video, and digital printing. Students will utilize a variety of software to create their designs and a variety of digital devices. Numerous design movements and theories will be discussed, along with current emerging trends that impact the careers involved in this exciting field of study.
Scope and Sequence:
Assignment Sheets (HW) Job Sheets (SW): 25-30 points Minimum of 55 per year
Pencil and paper activities which give direction for study and development of the
knowledge which is a necessary prerequisite to skill development.
Give direction to the skill being taught and allow both student and teacher to check student progress toward the accomplishment of the skill. Job sheets also provide a ready outline for students to follow if they have missed a demonstration.
Tests: 20 points Minimum of 2 per nine weeks
(The End-of-year Exam is worth 20 points of the total grade!)
Written tests – Announced pencil and paper questions used to measure the student
achievement of each objective listed in the unit of instructions.
Performance tests – Announced hands-on activities used to measure students
achievement of each objective listed in the unit of instruction.
Quizzes: 10-20 Points Minimum of 3 per nine weeks
Unannounced pencil and paper questions used to measure student achievement
of each objective listed in the unit of instruction. All Quizzes will be averaged together
and counted as one announced written test.
Projects: 30-40 points Minimum of 2 per nine weeks
These activities encompass applying knowledge of the graphics process to a finished series of items used in today’s fast paced business environment.
Listed on the classroom whiteboard and on Homework Hotline
Students returning to school with a Doctors note will have one week to make up assignments.All others will be recorded as a “zero” unless prior arrangements are made with Mr. Paradise.
Make-up work and tests are allowed for students who have obtained a re-admit slip from the Attendance Office or E-2, by turning in an appropriate written excuse. The responsibility for arranging makeup tests and work rests with the students and must be scheduled at the conveniences of the teacher within three days of the students returning to class and completed within five days upon return. A student may not miss one class in order to complete or make up work in another class without prior approval from both teachers.
*All school rules will be enforced. Please see student agenda book for full details.
1. No one is allowed in the classroom unless the instructor is present in the room.
(No exceptions, since this is a liability issue!)
2. No one has permission to leave the classroom during the first 10 minutes and last 15 minutes.
3. No permission is given to go anywhere between classes.
4. No parking lot passes, talk to E2.
5. Bathroom breaks are by pass only. (Special pass for guys and gals)
6. Passes are to E2, Health Room, and Testing Center with a teacher or Administrator referral.
7. Make up tests and tutoring take place with an appt. 8:05 AM or 3:55-4:30 PM.
8. Absolutely NO food or drinks in lab.
9. Homework: Minimum of 1x a month: see assignment board or Homework Hotline.
10. Full credit for make-up within 3-5 school days of absence with a pass only.
11. Final exams:may be exempt for Seniors only carrying 90+ average in the class.
We have read and understand the expectations for Digital Art & Design and will support Mr. Paradise in his/her effort to provide an effective learning environment. We also understand that this course is a rigorous course that will require a significant amount of effort on the part of the student.
Student Signature Date
Please sign that you have read the information from this class syllabus and the consent including the following topics:
Teacher Information Material Supply List
Course Description Scope and Sequence
Grading Procedures Homework Policy
Late Work Make-Up Policy
STUDENT AND PARENT COURSE CONSENT
We have read and understand the expectations for my child and will support his/her efforts to provide and effective learning environment. We also understand that this course is rigorous course that will require a significant amount of effort on the part of the student.
Student’s Signature/Date Parent’s Signature/Date