• Digital Design Academy

    Courses

    Computing for College & Design (#8209020) 

    This course is designed to provide a basic overview of current business and information systems and trends and to introduce students to the basics and foundations required for today's business environments. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency with touch keyboarding and fundamental computer applications, so that they may be used as communication tools for enhancing personal and work place proficiency in an information-based society. This also includes proficiency with computers using databases, spreadsheets, presentation applications, and the integration of these programs using software that meets industry standards.

    Featured Programs Used:

    MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint

    Taught by:  Cheryl Hauck  HauckCh@collierschools.com

     
     

    Digital Design 1   (#8209510)

    This course is designed to develop basic entry-level skills required for careers in the digital publishing industry.  The content includes computer skills; digital publishing concepts and operations; layout, design, measurement activities; and digital imaging as well as communication, collaboration and decision-making activities; critical thinking; and problem solving.  After successful completion of Digital Design 1 students will have met occupational completion point - B, Production Assistant - SOC Code 43-9031.

    This course is designed to develop basic entry-level skills required for careers in the digital publishing industry.  The content includes computer skills; digital publishing concepts and operations; layout, design, and measurement activities; decision-making activities; and digital imaging.

    Featured Programs Used:

    Adobe Photoshop

    Taught by: R. Brian Wilson Wilsor4@collierschools.com

     
     

    Digital Design 2   (#8209520)

    This course continues the development of basic entry-level skills required for careers in the digital publishing industry.  The content includes computer skills; digital publishing operations; layout, design, and measurement activities; and digital imaging as well as communication, collaboration and decision-making activities; critical thinking; and problem solving.  After successful completion of Digital Design 2 and 3, students will have met occupational completion point -C, Digital Assistant Designer - SOC Code 43-9031.

    Featured Programs Used:

    Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, & After Effects

    Taught by: R. Brian Wilson  Wilsor4@collierschools.com


    Curriculum Links

    http://psd.tutsplus.com/
    http://www.good-tutorials.com/
    A free Photoshop alternative for home use
    http://pixlr.com/editor/

    Certification Information

    Microsoft Office Certifications
    Adobe Certification