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Visual Communications Schedule



Visual Communications
Week - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Week of Introduction - September 3 - 5
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Beginning Beginning Beginning
Intro to the Class
Discuss Class Goals and Structure
Review Class Materials, Web Site, and Room Issues
Research Papers Present Research Papers
Resources Resources Resources
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Advanced Advanced Advanced
Students select teaching assignments
Register at Generation TECH.net at GenYES and create Contract
Compose Contract and First Project Begin Working on 1st project
Resources Resources Resources
GenYES.org Site web resources Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Identify relevant EALR's Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
National Board

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Week 1
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning
PhotoShop Project
with Examples & Digi Media Speech Working with Sesame Street
Working on Sesame Street Project Introduce Tools, Layer and Formats, and Layers

Working on Tools, Layer and Formats, and Layers Project
Working on Working on Tools, Layer and Formats, and Layers Project
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Photoshop Project Description
Adbusters Images, Program help files
Mac Design Online
Mac Design Online www.ais.edu
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
Working on 1st project Working on 1st project Working on 1st project 1st EVALUATION
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
National Board

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Week 2
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning
Review PhotoShop Images and Introduction to Illustrator Illustrator Importing Images and Working with the Tool Pallet Illustrator Working with Special Functions Projects Beginning: Illustrator Working with Special Functions 1st EVALUATION
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources

Photoshop Project Description

Bitmap vs. vector handout

EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Use Tools & Filters Scanning & Resizing Add Use Layer Functions & Copy and Paste Specialized Tool Functions
Saving and Image Size
Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
Compose Second Project on GenTECH Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
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Week 3
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning
Introduction to Web Design, Portfolio Building Introduction to Web Rules, Structure, Templates and Tables Share Sites & Templates with The Class Creating a Rollover Image and Links Share Templates with The Class
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Web Publishing Project Description Top ten design mistakes handout
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Work on Web Page Image & map of web site Create Template with Tables Modify Template Modify Template by Placing Rollover Images in Menu Bar Modify Template & Rollover Images Accordingly
Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project Working on 2nd Project 2nd Evaluation
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
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Week 4
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning
Develop Content (is King) for the Site

Create HTML files with content

Develop Content (is King) for the Site

Create HTML files with content

Develop Content (is King) for the Site

Check all links and Upload Site via Fetch
Testing the Site and Uploading to The Internet 2nd EVALUATION
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Web Publishing Project Description
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
Compose Third Project on GenTECH Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
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Week 5
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning Beginning
Camera Project Sign Contracts and Safety Review Watch First Video Take Pictures, documenting each shot Reminder to Attendance & Pay fee Camera & Exposure Guide Quiz Introduce Processing Clipboard Process Film Processing Guide Quiz Begin Printing
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Camera Basics Project Description
Comp & Exposure Charts Camera Guide
Processing Guide Printing Guide
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced
Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project Working on 3rd Project 3rd Evaluation
Resources Resources Resources Resources Resources
Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH Student Assigned in GenTECH
EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation EALR & Expectation
Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards Assigned by EALR's Art Competency Standards
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Week 6
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day