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    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.

    Web and Digital Communications

    903544 Animation

    Prerequisite: Able to independently read and comprehend basic computer language
    Grade Placement: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Length of Course: 1 semester
    Credit: 1/2
    This beginning animation course exposes students to programming Flash movies which appear on the Internet, mobile devices, and computer games. Using Flash, you can create apps and video that works on virtually any device.

    903304 Technology Help Desk

    Prerequisite: Approval from the teacher
    Grade Placement: 10, 11, 12
    Length of Course: 1 Semester
    Credit: 1/2
    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
    Credit: 1/2
    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.