The Web & Digital Communications pathway prepares students for careers relating to the design, development, support and management of web sites. According to the Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of web developers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand is driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.
903304 Technology Help Desk
Prerequisite: Approval from the teacher
Grade Placement: 10, 11, 12
Length of Course: 1 Semester
This course is to provide students with the information and skills necessary to technically analyze hardware and software problems, effectively communicate with customers, and enhance 21st Century media skills. Students will assist students, staff and other stakeholders with Goggle Classroom applications such as: communicating and collaborating with peers and teachers in Google environments, file management, docs, slides, uploading files and sharing to help students be more productive and academically successful. A hybrid or blended learning environment will offer students learning units of study coupled with hands-on learning experiences in the Technology Help Desk Service Center. This course may be taken more than one time for credit.
903524 Web Page Design—What is HTML?
Prerequisite: Able to independently read and comprehend basic computer language
Grade Placement: 9, 10, 11, 12
Length of Course: 1 semester
This is the entry class into the Web and Digital Communications pathway. These days, everyone can benefit from an online presence, and that means developing a website. This course covers a basic introduction of how to create your own website page-by-page using HTML, a common website coding language.