Description of Course:
This course is designed for students who wish to explore the communication field. Using project-driven and a hands-on approach, students will apply practical skills in design elements and principles, computer graphics, digital photography, and the understanding of good layout and design techniques. Greater emphasis will be placed on digital video production. Students will also be exposed to industry standards and career opportunities. All students will develop a digital video portfolio for their final project.
 
TGJ20 TIMELINE
WEEK UNIT 1: CLASS ORIENTATION & MULITMEDIA
1
CLASS ORIENTATION: Introduction to class procedures.
  INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA : Read Understanding the concepts of multimedia
  UNIT 2: CORELDRAW
  INTRODUCITON TO CORELDRAW: CorelDraw interface
  "QUIZ" INTRODUCTION TO CORELDRAW
  "QUIZ" DESIGN ROTATION
  QUESTIONS: FILE FORMATS
4 TEST: CorelDraw
5 UNIT 3: PHOTOSHOP
  INTRO. TO PHOTOSHOP Part 1: PhotoShop interface
6 "QUIZ" PhotoShop Interface
  AIRBRUSING TECHNIQUES: How to airbrush a cube.
  QUESTIONS: BITMAP VS. VECTOR GRAPHICS
  QUESTIONS: COLOUR THEORY
  QUESTIONS: DIGITAL CAMERA
  QUESTIONS: ELEMENT & DESIGN PRINCIPLES
9 TEST: PHOTOSHOP
11-12 UNIT 4: DESKTOP PUBLISHING: DESIGN AND LAYOUT
  QUESTIONS: TOPOGRAPHY
13 UNIT 5: ADOBE PREMIERE
  INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PREMIRE: DIGITAL EDITING
  QUESTIONS: PREMIERE INTERFACE
  QUESTIONS: FILES AND COMPRESSIONS
  STORYBOARD AND CAMERA ANGLES
  WRITING A SCRIPT
18 UNIT 6: ANIMATION WITH ADOBE IMAGE READY
  FINISH OFF ALL OVER DUE PROJECT
  PREPARING FOR EXAM.