STAMP-VisCom

STANDARDS SKILLS TOPIC
(FRAMEWORK)
TIME ACTION
(BLOOMS)
(DI)

MEDIA
(VEHICLE)

PRODUCT
(OUTCOME)
POINTS

(EVAL)
(SUMMATIVE)
(FORMATIVE)

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Communications

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C-1.1

Evaluate industries, organizations, and careers based on multiple sources of research and information

C-1.2

Assess interest areas to determine potential career pathways, including career ladders

C-1.3

Develop a career plan with alternatives

C-1.4

Complete job applications and related employment documents (e.g. W-4)

C-1.5

Create professional cover letters, resumes, and portfolios in a variety of formats (print and electronic)

C-1.6

Apply job search skills to seek, evaluate, apply for, and accept employment

C-1.7

Demonstrate good interviewing skills

C-1.8

Demonstrate employability skills needed to get and keep a job

C-1.9

Assess alternative occupational choices (e.g. working conditions, benefits, and opportunities to change)

Leadership:

  1. Demonstrate oral, interpersonal, written, and electronic communication and presentation skills and understand how to apply those to career research.
  2. Accurately complete records/documents to support job applications (inquiry letters, resume, references, evaluations, follow-up letters).
  3. Use a portfolio, resume, record of attendance, certificates, and/or transcript as self-marketing tools to demonstrate interest and competence.

Employability:

  1. Apply a decision-making model and use career assessment information regarding interests and abilities to choose a career pathway.
  2. Use a portfolio, resume, record of attendance, certificates, and/or transcript as self-marketing tools to demonstrate interest and competence.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Predict, Summary, Analysis, Evaluation, Decision Making

Relevance to Work: Develop a career plan including; a resume, cover letter, interview practice, and maintain a portfolio

 

C-1.0 Develop employability skills to secure and keep employment in chosen field 9 Hours      

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Communications

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C-2.1

Apply strategies to enhance effectiveness of all types of communications in the workplace

C-2.2

Apply reading skills and strategies to work-related documents

C-2.3

Locate information from books, journals, magazines, and the Internet

C-2.4

Apply basic writing skills to work-related communication

C-2.5

Write work-related materials

C-2.6

Explain information presented graphically

C-2.7

Use writing/publishing/presentation applications

C-2.8

Apply basic skills for work-related oral communication

C-2.9

Explain proper telephone etiquette and skills

C-2.10

Lead formal and informal group discussions

C-2.11

Demonstrate effective negotiation and conflict management

C-2.12

Apply active listening skills to obtain and clarify information

C-2.13

Communicate with others in a diverse workforce

Leadership:

  1. Demonstrate oral, interpersonal, written, electronic communication and presentation skills and understand how to apply those skills in professional situations.
  2. Communicates thoughts, ideas, information, and messages in writing.

Employability:

  1. Organize and communicate with members of a team using varied methods of communication.
  2. Composes and creates business documents such as letters, directions, manuals, reports, proposals, graphs, and flow charts.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Compare/Contrast, Summary, Analysis, Inference, Fluency

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate efficient and effective verbal, non-verbal, written and graphical communication skills

C-2.0 Communicate in multiple modes to address needs within the career and technical field 13 Hours      

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C-3.1

Demonstrate skills used to define and analyze a given problem

C-3.2

Explain the importance and dynamics of individual and teamwork approaches of problem solving

C-3.3

Describe methods of researching and validating reliable information relevant to the problem

C-3.4

Explain strategies used to formulate ideas, proposals and solutions to problems

C-3.5

Select potential solutions based on reasoned criteria

C-3.6

Implement and evaluate solution(s)

Leadership:

  1. Analyze, refine and apply decision-making skills through classroom, community, business, and industry experiences.
  2. Specifies goals and constraints, generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses best alternatives

Employability: Recognizes and can use learning techniques to apply and adapt new knowledge and skills both in familiar and changing situations.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Cause/Effect, Analysis, Conclusion, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Risking

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate creative and effective problem-solving skills and successfully implement solutions

C-3.0 Solve problems using critical thinking 12 Hours      

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C-4.1

Identify time management and task prioritization skills

C-4.2

Explain the importance of following workplace etiquette/protocol

C-4.3

Demonstrate willingness to learn and further develop skills

C-4.4

Demonstrate self-management skills

C-4.5

List causes of stress and effective stress management techniques

C-4.6

Describe the importance of having a positive attitude and techniques that boost morale

C-4.7

Show initiative by coming up with unique solutions and taking on extra responsibilities

C-4.8

Explain the importance of setting goals and demonstrate the ability to set, reach, and evaluate goals

C-4.9

Explain the importance of taking pride in work accomplished and extrinsic and intrinsic motivators that can be used to increase pride

C-4.10

Value the importance of professionalism, including reliability, honesty, responsibility, and ethics

C-4.11

Demonstrate a respect for diversity and its benefit to the workplace

Leadership: 1. Analyze the roles and responsibilities of citizenship and workplace ethics.
2. Understand the organizational skills necessary to be a successful leader and citizen and practice those skills in real-life.

Employability: Apply a problem-solving model to a classroom or workplace situation that involves setting goals, implementing a plan of action, and evaluating results.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Goal Setting, Flexibility, Risking, Persistence, Summary, Conclusion

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate self-motivation and self-direction, setting goals, time management and task prioritization and quality improvement skills

C-4.0 Demonstrate positive work behaviors 22 Hours      

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Communications

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C-5.1

Identify and apply OSHA and other health and safety regulations that apply to specific tasks and jobs in the occupational area

C-5.2

Identify and apply EPA and other environmental protection regulations that apply to specific tasks and jobs in the occupational area

C-5.3

Identify and apply Right-To-Know (Hazard Communication Policy) and other communicative regulations that apply to specific tasks and jobs in the occupational area

C-5.4

Explain procedures for documenting and reporting hazards to appropriate authorities

C-5.5

List penalties for non-compliance with appropriate health and safety regulations

C-5.6

Identify contact information for appropriate health and safety agencies and resources

C-5.7

Create a systematic safety program which would achieve OSHA compliance and promote a safe working environment

C-5.8

Illustrate a safe environment for students in printing

Leadership: Understand and utilize organizational systems to advocate for safety issues at the local, state, national, and international levels.

Work within constraints of safety precautions and available resources.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Main Idea, Summary, Reasoning

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate understanding of safety regulations

C-5.0 Define health and safety regulations 8 Hours      

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C-6.1

Identify, describe and demonstrate the effective use of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

C-6.2

Read chemical, product, and equipment labels to determine appropriate health and safety considerations

C-6.3

Identify, describe and demonstrate personal, shop and job site safety practices and procedures

C-6.4

Demonstrate safe dress and use of relevant safety gear and personal protective equipment (PPE), including wrist rests, adjustable workspaces and equipment, gloves, boots, earplugs, eye protection, and breathing apparatus

C-6.5

Illustrate appropriate safe body mechanics, including proper lifting techniques and ergonomics

C-6.6

Locate emergency equipment in your lab, shop, and classroom, including (where appropriate) eyewash stations, shower facilities, sinks, fire extinguishers, fire blankets, telephone, master power switches, and emergency exits

C-6.7

Demonstrate the safe use, storage, and maintenance of every piece of equipment in the lab, shop, and classroom

C-6.8

Describe safety practices and procedures to be followed when working with and around electricity

C-6.9

Illustrate proper handling and storage practices, including working with hazardous materials, disposal, and recycling

C-6.10

Demonstrate proper workspace cleaning procedures

Leadership: Demonstrate the ability to train others to understand the established safety rules and procedures, expectations, rationale, and consequences to follow those safety rules and expectations.

Employability: Demonstrate health and safety practices and behavior. Relate their importance to workplace settings.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Patterns, Summary

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate safe work practices to create health working environment

C-6.0 Demonstrate health and safety practices 10 Hours      

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C-7.1

Illustrate First Aid procedures for potential injuries and other health concerns in the occupational area

C-7.2

Describe the importance of emergency preparedness and an emergency action plan

C-7.3

Illustrate procedures used to handle emergency situations and accidents, including identification, reporting, response, evacuation plans, and follow-up procedures

C-7.4

Identify practices used to avoid accidents

C-7.5

Identify and describe fire protection, precautions and response procedures

C-7.6

Discuss the role of the individual and the company/organization in ensuring workplace safety

C-7.8

Discuss ways to identify and prevent workplace/school violence

Leadership: Demonstrate through oral, interpersonal, written, electronic communication, and presentation skills safety guidelines, skills and procedures.

Employability: Demonstrate health and safety practices and behavior. Relate their importance to workplace settings.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Compare/Contrast, Predict, Cause/Effect, Summary

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate understanding of potential hazards and practice safe working techniques to minimize these hazards

C-7.0:  Demonstrate responses to situations that threaten health and safety 8 Hours      

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C-8.1

Demonstrate preventive maintenance and lubrication procedures

C-8.2

Demonstrate awareness that all machine guards are in place and operating properly before using equipment

C-8.3

Identify the existence of pinch points located behind the machine guarding on a sheet fed-offset press

C-8.4

Create a Lockout/Tagout system

Leadership: Demonstrate skills that assist in understanding and accepting personal responsibility for personal safety and health as it relates to business and industry practices.

Employability: Demonstrate health and safety practices and behavior.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Patterns, Sequence, Cause/Effect, Evaluation

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate understanding of potential hazards and personal responsibility to maintain safe working environment

C-8.0 Compare and contrast how the responsibility for health is dependent upon the individual, as opposed to a supervisor or others. 3 Hours      

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C-9.1

File management, sharing and backup

C-9.2

Use of peripherals, cables and hardware

C-9.3

Appropriate media storage

C-9.4

Desktop management

C-9.5   

Keyboarding and ergonomics

C-9.6

Components of a computer workstation

Leadership:

  1. Uses knowledge and chooses procedures, tools or equipment using computers and related technologies.
  2. Uses knowledge to prevents, identify, or solve problems with equipment, including computers technologies
  3. Understands overall intent and proper procedures for setup and operation of equipment

Employability: Understand and demonstrate basic computer hardware and software installation and maintaining efficient machines

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Metacognition, Problem Solving, Fluency, Persistence

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate use of computer technology to be an effective and efficient contributor to the world of work

C-9.0 Understanding of Computer Basics 18 Hours      

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Communications

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C-10.1

Capture techniques

C-10.2

Import and export requirements

C-10.3

Personalization and sharing windows

C-10.4

Palettes and actions

C-10.5

File naming protocols

C-10.6

Tool selection

C-10.7

Navigation and hierarchy

C-10.8 

Prepress protocols

Leadership:

  1. Organizes and processes symbols, pictures, graphs, objects or other information in work place situations.
  2. Understands overall intent and proper procedures for setup and operation of equipment.

Employability: Determine what kind of application is needed for a given task (tool, machine, computer, software, communication device) and use effectively.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Patterns, Classify, Analysis, Metacognition, Fluency

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to access, send, receive, store and share information effectively in multiple ways with a computer

C-10.0 Understands and Uses Appropriate Workflow Management 16 Hours      

Reading

3.1
3.2
3.3

Read to learn new information
Read to perform a task.
Read for career application

Communications

1.1.1


1.2.1


1.2.2


3.3.1


4.1.1



4.1.2

Applies a variety of listening strategies to accommodate the listening situation.

Evaluates effectiveness of and creates a personal response to visual and auditory information.

Evaluates the effect of bias and persuasive techniques in mass media

Applies skills and strategies for the delivery of effective oral communication and presentations.

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of one’s own communication using own or established criteria.

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of others’ formal and informal communication using own or established criteria.

Arts

1.1
1.2
1.3

1.4

2.1
2.2
2.3

Understands arts concepts and vocabulary
Develops arts skills and techniques
Understands and applies arts styles from various artists, cultures and times
Applies audience skills in a variety of arts settings and performances
Applies a creative process in the arts
Applies a performance process in the arts:
Applies a responding process to an arts presentation:

 

C-11.1

Illustration

C-11.2

Images

C-11.3

Layout

C-11.4

Video

C-11.5

Web

C-11.6

Animation

C-11.7

Audio

Leadership:

  1. Demonstrate oral, interpersonal, written, and electronic communication and presentation skills and understand how to apply those skills for editing and producing a variety of media.
  2. Chooses procedures, tools or equipment including computers and software for real world projects.

Employability: Demonstrate ability to adapt to different software applications, comparing and contrasting specific functions and applying them to different projects.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Sequence, Point of View, Analysis, Evaluation, Fluency

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to communicate with multimedia in media-rich environment 

 

C-11.0 Identify and Use Various Software Available for Producing and Editing Media 28 hours      

Communications

1.2.1


1.2.2


2.2.1


2.2.2

Evaluates effectiveness of and creates a personal response to visual and auditory information.

Evaluates the effect of bias and persuasive techniques in mass media

Uses communication skills that demonstrate respect.

Applies skills and strategies to contribute responsibly in a group setting.

 

C-12.1

Variety of media

C-12.2

Various audiences

Leadership: Demonstrate the ability to understand and communicate to others to the established guidelines, expectations, rationale, and business practices consequences to follow those guidelines and expectations with in a business.

Employability:

  1. Demonstrate ability to work with others with different backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. 
  2. Practice and demonstrate presentation skills using a variety of media and interpretive data about business practices. 

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Patterns, Sequence, Metacognition, Decision Making, Originality, Risking

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to present creatively and effectively to an audience with multimedia tools

 

C-12.0 Documentation and Business Practices 12 hours      

Reading

3.1
3.2
3.3

Read to learn new information
Read to perform a task.
Read for career application

Communications

1.1.1


1.2.1


1.2.2 

Applies a variety of listening strategies to accommodate the listening situation.

Evaluates effectiveness of and creates a personal response to visual and auditory information.

Evaluates the effect of bias and persuasive techniques in mass media.

Arts

1.1
1.2
1.3

1.4

3.1

3.2

Understands arts concepts and vocabulary
Develops arts skills and techniques
Understands and applies arts styles from various artists, cultures and times
Applies audience skills in a variety of arts settings and performances
Uses the arts to express and present ideas and feelings
Uses the arts to communicate for a specific purpose

 

C-13.1

Line

C-13.2

Shape

C-13.3

Form

C-13.4

Value

C-13.5

Texture

C-13.6

Space

C-13.7

Color

C-13.8

Balance

C-13.9

Variety

C-13.10

Harmony

C-13.11

Unity

C-13.12

Movement/Rhythm

C-13.13

Emphasis/Focal Point

C-13.14

Proximity

C-13.15

Pattern/Repetition

Leadership: Demonstrate skills and knowledge about design elements and principles. 

Employability: Applies the principles and elements of design to a real world project.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Patterns, Compare/Contrast, Point of View, Analysis, Evaluation, Problem Solving, Originality

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate understanding and use of design principles in presentations and documents to enhance communications 

C-13.0  Design - Elements and Principles 45 hours      

Reading

2.3

Expand comprehension by analyzing, interpreting, and synthesizing information and ideas in literary and informational text.

Communications

1.2.1


2.2.1

2.2.2

4.1.1

 

4.1.2

Evaluates effectiveness of and creates a personal response to visual and auditory information.

Uses communication skills that demonstrate respect.

Applies skills and strategies to contribute responsibly in a group setting

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of one’s own communication using own or established criteria.

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of others’ formal and informal communication using own or established criteria.

C-14.1

Client communications

C-14.2

Research, brainstorming/find solutions

C-14.3

Thumbnails

C-14.4

Roughs

C-14.5

Evaluate solutions

C-14.6

Refine solutions

C-14.7

Comprehensives

C-14.8

Present to client

Leadership: Demonstrate and communicate knowledge of the design process.

Employability: Understand and demonstrate the steps in the design process.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Compare/Contrast, Main Idea, Summary, Analysis, Evaluation, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Originality, Persistence, Risking, Precision

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate understanding of client needs, communicate and collaborate with client to produce appropriate media solution 

C-14.0 Steps in Design Process 16 hours      

Reading

3.1
3.2
3.3

Read to learn new information
Read to perform a task.
Read for career application

Communications

1.2.1


1.2.2


2.1.1


4.1.1



4.1.2

Evaluates effectiveness of and creates a personal response to visual and auditory information.

Evaluates the effect of bias and persuasive techniques in mass media.

Uses communication skills that demonstrate respect.

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of one’s own communication using own or established criteria.

Analyzes and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of others’ formal and informal communication using own or established criteria.

Arts

1.3

2.1
2.3
4.2

Understands and applies arts styles from various artists, cultures and times
Applies a creative process in the arts:
Applies a responding process to an arts presentation
Demonstrates and analyzes the connections between the arts and other content areas

 

C-15.1

Choose appropriate software for:

C-15.1.1

- Word-processing

C-15.1.2

- Illustration

C-15.1.3

- Image editing

C-15.1.4

- Page layout

C-15.2

Presentation

C-15.3

Web development

C-15.4

Import an image into a page layout program

Leadership: Identify and understand applying theory, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 

Employability:
1.  Demonstrate understanding of the Layout and Design project.
2.  Apply technology to workplace or career situations.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Compare/Contrast, Analysis, Evaluation, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Flexibility

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to chose appropriate tool for the task

C-15 Layout and Design 14 hours      

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C-16.1

Identify anatomy of type including;
            -  x-height, mean line, base line, ascenders, descenders, caps, lower, upper case, small caps

C-16.2

Identify type styles including;
            -  serif, san serif, script, display

C-16.3

Identify type purposes such as;
            -  headline, caption, body copy

C-16.4

Use appropriate type measurement such as;
            -  picas, points

C-16.5

Identify type spacing;
            -  justification, flush, rag left and right, centered

C-16.6

Understand the font difference between;
            -  true type, postscripts, type 1, open type

C-16.7

Converting type to paths and to raster

Leadership: Recognizes and uses learning techniques to apply and adapt new knowledge and skills both in familiar and changing situations.

Employability:

  1.  Utilize materials, tools, and processes to complete a task related to a career selection.
  2. Identify and prepare tools, equipment, space, and facilities appropriate for a task.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Patterns, Compare/Contrast, Analysis, Evaluation, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Originality

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to use and manipulate text and space around it in a multitude of ways

C-16.0 Typography / Perform Font Management Activities 14 Hours      

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C-17.1

Identify basic color principles and process

C-17.2

Identify various DTP apps

C-17.3

Line Art vs. Continuous Tone

C-17.4

Raster vs. Vector

C-17.5

Create vector based illustrations with Bezier curves (pen tool)

C-17.6

Understand use of various software tools to create:

  • textures,
  • patterns,
  • lines and fills,
  • colors,
  • tints,
  • effects,
  • filters

C-17.7

Trace a raster based graphic to convert to vector based

C-17.8

Use clip art

C-17.9

Compare and contrast different file formats including;

  • JPEG,
  • TIFF,
  • EPS,
  • PDF,
  • Pict

Leadership: Demonstrate the ability to incorporate and utilize appropriate tools for a project.

Employability:

  1.  Describe and use the technical systems related to a career interest area.
  2. Demonstrate the use of tools and equipment to solve practical or work-based problems.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Classify, Compare/Contrast, Reasoning, Fluency, Originality, Inquisitiveness

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to create graphics to satisfy clients needs

C-17.0 Creating and Using Art/Graphics/Illustration Software 18 Hours      

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C-18.1

Understanding resolution, scaling, line vs. continuous tone copy, re-screening

C-18.2

Understand interpolation

C-18.3

Identify basic digital camera hardware and software

C-18.4

Using a digital camera or software, capture a digital image

C-18.5

Identify basic scanning hardware and software

Leadership: Identify and understand relevant details, facts, and specifications.

Employability:

  1. Determine what kind of application is needed for a given task (tool, machine, computer, communication device) and use effectively
  2. Demonstrate ability to adapt to different software applications, comparing and contrasting specific functions and applying them to different projects.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Observe, Problem Solving, Persistence, Precision

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to access, save and manipulate client images from one device to another effectively

C-18.0 Image Capture 10 Hours      

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Communications

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C-19.1

Saving in appropriate file formats including;

  • JPEG
  • TIFF
  • EPS
  • PDF
  • Pict

C-19.2

Prepare images for web

C-19.3

Use software to adjust levels, saturation, histograms, masks and layers

C-19.4

Demonstrate use of image capture software (interface)

Leadership: Applies business best practices and principles to project.

Employability: Demonstrate an understanding of industry standard business practices.

Analytical, Logical & Creative Thinking: Compare/Contrast, Analysis, Evaluation, Reasoning, Problem Solving

Relevance to Work: Demonstrate ability to modify, format and save images in appropriate format for client needs

C-19.0 Digital Imaging 16 Hours      

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C-20.1

Understand various storage media

C-20.2

Perform system troubleshooting procedures including postscript errors

C-20.3

Understand file formats including; - 

  • JPEG
  • TIFF
  • EPS
  • PDF
  • Pict

C-20.4

Translate files from Win to Mac and back

C-20.5

Understand and use file compression

C-20.6

Calibrate scanners and monitors

C-20.7

Understand principles of dot gain

C-20.8

Identify traps in the printing process

C-20.9

Understand output requirements