HS Electronic Publishing - Park Hill School District

HS Electronic Publishing
Business and Technology Grade(s) 10th - 12th, 1 Credit
Elective Course
Course Description
Practical business experience is gained in graphic and photo manipulation and in layout and design using Adobe InDesign and Adobe
Photoshop. After an introduction to basic design elements and principals of desktop publishing, students will learn in a project-based
environment producing flyers, menus, resumes, newsletters, calendars, business cards, brochures, and a variety of other projects for
educational, business, and personal use. Students also evaluate the differences between online media and printed versions. With the
use of digital camera, scanner, email, and the Internet, this class provides a full spectrum of experiences in the publishing industry.
Scope And Sequence
Timeframe
Unit
Instructional Topics
Ongoing
Social, Ethical and Human Issues
1. Information technology and the Internet ethical behavior Ongoing
Technology Productivity tools
1. InDesign publications 2. InDesign Documents 3. PhotoShop Techniques 4. Photo Retouching Techniques Ongoing
Technology Communications Tools
1. Develop Portfolio Course Rationale
The objectives of the Business/Technology Department are to encourage students to develop 21st Century skills and to gain business knowledge
for personal or business application. The courses will be helpful for students seeking employment immediately after graduation and provide a
background for college-bound students to gain a general understanding of the business world. Gaining mastery over technology is important to living in a technologically oriented society. Technology enhanced courses are designed to
promote 1) creatively and innovation; 2) communication and collaboration; 3) research and information fluency; 4) critical thinking, problem
solving and decision making; 5) digital citizenship; 6) technology operations and concepts. Each Business or Computer courses, expect Business Technology 1 and 2, meet the state requirement of 1 full unit of practical art credit.
Enduring Understandings
Specific software skills are needed for a technology driven work environment. When correct software tools are utilized, productivity is improved. The pre-planning process used to create documents is essential to quality work. Digital citizenship is the appropriate and responsible behavior with the regard to technology.
Key Resources
Adobe CS 5 InDesign & Photoshop Digital Cameras Blackboard Scanner Microsoft Office
Board Approval Date
May 23, 2013
Course Details
Unit: Social, Ethical and Human Issues
Duration: Ongoing
Unit Overview
Students will learn responsible computer & Internet usage.
Enduring Understandings
Responsible Internet usage promotes productivity. Correctly managing computer folders & files increases organization.
Essential Questions
How do you determine which websites will be helpful to a task? Why would you set up folders on the computer to help organize your projects & tasks?
Example Assessment Items
Given a task, students determine the best website to use. After completing various assignment, students have to determine where to save them.
Academic Vocabulary
1. Folder 2. Subfolder 3. Narrow search 4. Plagiarism 5. Copyright 6. Save 7. Save As 8. Directory 9. Credible website Course Summary
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HS Electronic Publishing
Business and Technology Grade(s) 10th - 12th, 1 Credit
Elective Course
Topic: Information technology and the Internet ethical behavior
Duration: 3 Day(s)
Learning Targets
The student will demonstrate the ability to make responsible choices for what is appropriate when accessing the Internet.
Assessment: Sign the District Technology and Building Code of Conduct agreements - take home forms for a parent signature.
The student will identify and comprehend the attributes that differ between individuals and Internet Communities.
Assessment: Participate in a classroom discussion of the attributes that differ between individuals and Internet Communities.
Unit: Technology Productivity tools
Duration: Ongoing
Unit Overview
Students learn to use Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.
Enduring Understandings
Learning how to effectively use InDesign results in higher productivity. Using InDesign for publications and documents results in higher quality finished products. Learning how to effectively use Photoshop enhances image quality.
Essential Questions
Why is it necessary to spend time learning the functions in InDesign? What are the advantages of using InDesign to create professional publications and documents? How can Photoshop help you create products with a more professional look?
Example Assessment Items
Students create publications in InDesign. Students manipulate images using Photoshop. Students use images they have manipulated in Photoshop in an InDesign assignment.
Academic Vocabulary
1. pasteboard 2. master pages 3. character palette 4. paragraph palette 5. leading 6. kerning 7. tracking 8. masking 9. gradient 10. resolution 11. lasso tools 12. clone stamp tool 13. transform palette 14. text insets 15. text wrap 16. layers palette 17. history palette 18. eyedropper tool 19. drop shadow 20. rasterizing text 21. hand tool 22. Step & Repeat 23. Offset Value Topic: InDesign publications
Duration: 1 Week(s)
Learning Targets
The student will change font size and style.
Assessment: Change font size and style of a previously completed document. (example-advertisement).
The student will identify typefaces.
Assessment: Identify typefaces provided on a teacher generated document using font guide created by student.
The student will import and position text and use the spell checker.
Assessment: Import and position text to create a newsletter and use spell checker to find and correct mistakes.
The student will use basic drawing tools.
Assessment: Use drawing tools to replicate basic shapes and simple designs created by teacher.
Topic: InDesign Documents
Course Summary
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Duration: 8 Week(s)
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HS Electronic Publishing
Business and Technology Grade(s) 10th - 12th, 1 Credit
Elective Course
Learning Targets
The student will add new colors to the color palette.
Assessment: Change the color of the heading of the flyer to a new color imported from a color library.
The student will control hyphenation.
Assessment: Control hyphenation in the text of the flyer.
The student will control text wrap.
Assessment: Wrap text completely around the masked graphic on the flyer.
The student will create and edit styles.
The student will import, resize, move, crop, rotate, reflect, skew and mask graphics by completing individual lab activities.
Assessment: Import, resize and move a graphic for the menu and the flyer - crop and rotate a graphic on the menu - reflect and skew a
graphic on the flyer - mask a graphic on the flyer.
The student will set, move and delete tabs.
Assessment: Create a menu using tabs with dot leaders.
The student will use spacing and alignment techniques (leading, kerning and tracking, indentation, justification).
Assessment: Create a flyer (or some other type of document) with good use of spacing and alignment.
Topic: PhotoShop Techniques
Duration: 4 Week(s)
Learning Targets
The student will add adjustment layers and layer effects.
Assessment: Open a template design and add layer effects on adjustments layers.
The student will add to and subtract from selections.
Assessment: Complete the adding to and deleting from selection activities in lab assignments.
The student will create and edit layer masks and clipping groups.
Assessment: Design an image created from a minimum of four other images using layer masks and clipping groups.
The student will create, select, hid, link and reorder layers.
Assessment: Create, link and reorder layers to replicate the teacher created image.
The student will move and duplicate selections.
Assessment: Move and duplicate selections to replicate a teacher created image. (example-Melon head man)
The student will rotate scale and transform a selection.
Assessment: Rotate, scale and transform a selection to replicate the teacher created image.
The student will use the marquee, lasso and magic want tools to select parts of an image.
Assessment: Complete selection activities in lab assignment.
Topic: Photo Retouching Techniques
Duration: 3 Week(s)
Learning Targets
The student will adjust the color of an image.
Assessment: Manipulate an image by changing the tonal range and color balance. (example-sail boat) - manipulate an image by changing
the hue and saturation.
The student will eliminate an unwanted object in an image and replace parts of an image with another image.
Assessment: Use the rubber stamp tools to eliminate an unwanted object in the image and use selection tools add something from another
image.
The student will use painting tools and apply various painting effects.
Assessment: Create an original artwork by using painting tools - opening existing artwork and apply painting effects.
Unit: Technology Communications Tools
Course Summary
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Duration: Ongoing
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HS Electronic Publishing
Business and Technology Grade(s) 10th - 12th, 1 Credit
Elective Course
Unit Overview
Students will develop and maintain a portfolio throughout the duration of the class.
Enduring Understandings
Maintaining a portfolio will improve student organization. A portfolio increases a student's awareness of the tasks they have finished.
Essential Questions
How would a portfolio help a student keep track of finished assignments? Why does a portfolio contribute to a student's sense of accomplishment?
Example Assessment Items
Students will use a folder to keep and maintain a professional style portfolio.
Academic Vocabulary
1. Portfolio 2. Compilation 3. Professionalism 4. Organization Topic: Develop Portfolio
Duration: 0 Day(s)
Learning Targets
The student will create various new projects to be placed in portfolio.
Assessment: Place the new projects into the portfolio.
The student will improve upon previously created projects to be placed in portfolio.
Assessment: Place corrected projects into a portfolio.
The student will understand the importance of developing a portfolio.
Assessment: Explain the reasons for selecting the pieces in the portfolio.
Course Summary
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