Computer Graphics Learning Targets
Business-Mktg, Computer Graphics
ALT 1 - Technology Operations and Concepts
Demonstrate a sound understanding of computer technology: what types of technology exist, how types of technology function, what component parts work with specific technologies.
AST 1.1 - Computer Hardware : Demonstrate understanding of computer hardware, peripherals and troubleshooting.
AST 1.2 - Computer Software : Understand, evaluate, and use computer software.
AST 1.3 - Operating Systems : Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems.
ALT 2 - Electronic Communication - Collaboration
Use multiple processes of communication. They will understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task's purpose and audience.
AST 2.1 - Electronic Communication : Interact with and identify different types of electronic communication/collaboration: e-mail, cell phones, blogs, teleconferencing, social networks, email and other electronic devices/tools.
AST 2.2 - Search Effectively : Search Effectively
ALT 3 - Apply Features
Apply features in a variety of applications.
AST 3.1 - Default Settings : Identify and change default settings.
AST 3.2 - Screen Components : Identify and customize screen components (toolbars, ruler, status bar, document window, task pane, etc.) in each application.
AST 3.3 - Utilize Graphic Objects : Utilize graphic objects (examples: clipart, pictures, WordArt, drawing tools, text boxes)
AST 3.4 - Headers and Footers : Utilize headers and footers, spell check, zoom and view, format painter.
ALT 4 - Digital Media Computer Functions
Demonstrate the ability to perform common computer functions on a standard platform (PC, Mac, Linux) as they apply to digital media.
AST 4.1 - Basic Computer Functions : Perform basic computer functions
AST 4.2 - Problem Solving Skills : Implement problem solving skills
AST 4.3 - Basic Digital Media : Understand and discuss the components of a basic digital media computer system and peripherals.
AST 4.4 - Acceptable Use Policy : Follow and adhere to the school's acceptable use policy (AUP)
AST 4.5 - Fair Use Guidelines : Recognize Fair Use guidelines and copyright law
ALT 5 - Visual Design Consepts
Understand and demonstrate design processes.
AST 5.1 - Visual Design Elements : Visual Design Elements — define the principles and elements of design
AST 5.2 - Color Theory : Color Theory — recognize and apply the following concepts: color properties, schemes, depth, and mode
ALT 6 - Page Layout
Understand and demonstrate page layout.
AST 6.1 - Page Layout Application : Demonstrate operation of tools, panels, and menus in a page layout application (i.e. InDesign)
AST 6.2 - Layout Elements : Define layout elements (body text, display text, illustration and white space)
AST 6.3 - Proper Use of Guides, Margins, etc. : Demonstrate proper use of guides, margins, columns, gutters, and rows
AST 6.4 - Paper Sizes and Orientations : Know basic paper sizes and orientations (i.e. letter and tabloid)
AST 6.5 - Import and Modify Image : Import and modify an image in a page layout program
AST 6.6 - Multi-page Layout : Create a multi‐page layout
ALT 7 - Images
Understand and demonstrate digital image editing.
AST 7.1 - Image Editing Application : Demonstrate operation of tools, panels, and menus in an image editing application (i.e. Photoshop)
AST 7.2 - Bitmap Graphics : Create, manipulate and appropriately use bitmap (raster) graphics
AST 7.3 - Raster Images : Understand the advantages & disadvantages of raster images
ALT 8 - Illustrations
Understand and demonstrate digital illustrations.
AST 8.1 - Illustraion Application : Demonstrate operation of tools, panels, and menus in an illustration application (i.e. Illustrator)
AST 8.2 - Vector Graphics : Create, manipulate and appropriately use vector graphics
AST 8.3 - Vector Images : Understand the advantages & disadvantages of vector images
ALT 9 -Digital Portfolio
Design and develop various projects to add to an digital digital portfolio.
AST 9.1 - Select Best Work : Select their best work to create an digital archive that adheres to copyright and fair use guidelines and justify their choices.
AST 9.2 - Output Projects : Output projects to an appropriate delivery medium
ALT 10 - Interactive Digital Media Projects
Learn and follow the process of planning, designing, creating digital assets, evaluating, revising, and publishing of interactive digital media projects.
AST 10.1 - Pre-plan : Pre-plan for an interactive media project
AST 10.2 - Create and Develop : Create and develop the content for the project
AST 10.3 - Package and Publish : Package and publish the project
ALT 11 - Professional Metacognative Skills
Apply and demonstrate key professional metacognitive skills to facilitate business success and to progress in business, marketing, sales and service careers.
AST 11.1 - Collaboration : COLLABORATION: Students work effectively with others; respect diversity; are empathetic, cooperative, and willing to compromise; assume shared responsibility for group tasks; and communicate effectively in groups.
AST 11.2 - Communication : COMMUNICATION: Students effectively communicate and listen through oral, written, visual, and nonverbal formats in both formal and information situations.
AST 11.3 - Leadership : LEADERSHIP: Students inspire and influence others to achieve a common goal by capitalizing on strengths to coordinate tasks; motivating and guiding others; taking initiative and responsibility for outcomes; being decisive, assertive, and authoritative; developing others' skills; and negotiating conflict.
AST 11.4 - Self-Efficacy : SELF-EFFICACY: Students are confident in their ability to obtain academic success; persist to overcome challenges; and are not defeated by failure.
AST 11. 5 - Integrity : INTEGRITY: Students work in a systematic and organized fashion to develop precise and accurate products that comply with procedures and directions; have high standards; and maintain personal and academic integrity.
AST 11.6 - Adaptability : ADAPTABILITY: Students respond and adapt well to change; are comfortable with ambiguity; adjust priorities and thinking in response to change; manage pressure and setbacks; and maintain an optimistic outlook.