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The Digital Media Technology Program places emphasis on studies to develop skills in digital media authoring, production, presentation and distribution. Students will gain skills using digital cameras, scanners, and printers. All students will be part of a team to create and maintain a web page for the program. Students will obtain practical experience in the creation and design of web pages, implementation of digital video productions, and interactive multimedia authoring. Some of the programs that are used to gain this useful experience include: Adobe PhotoShop CS6, DreamWeaver CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Premier CS6 and Adobe Flash CS6, among others.

This hands-on class covers fundamental theories and methods of computer use in art, computer assisted imagery and multi-sensory, interactive processing, and creating 2D media.

This hands-on class comprises electronic web-page building. Postscript illustration, scanning, digital photo retouching. This class will use Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop CS6.

This is a beginning course in Web Page Design and Web Site Management. Students will learn to write files using HTML and CSS languages in DreamWeaver. Students will learn the administration and maintenance of a working website, and will also create a personal portfolio.

Students will continue using DreamWeaver, and begin using Flash, Fireworks and other programs to learn to combine text, graphics, sound, and video to produce and present quality multimedia presentations. Complete an electronic portfolio and an electronic resume.

This hands-on class covers fundamental theories and methods of computer use in art, computer assisted imagery and multi-sensory interactive processing. Design and production software will be utilized.

Advanced techniques in software applications: advanced software applications for Word, Excel and Access, creation of tables and mail merge, spreadsheet links, Solver & Goal Seek.

Advanced techniques in web page design: advanced creation of web pages that incorporates multimedia (audio and video)

Interaction with multimedia: understanding of multimedia design issues and solutions.

Benefits of the program:

  • Learn what interests you!
  • Hands-on training!
  • Earn free college credit and high school credit at the same time!
  • Begin college degree while still in high school!
  • Graduate from High School with Career Skills that help you obtain a great job!

Is the Digital Media Technology Program at the ATS right for you?

  • Are you a hard worker?
  • Are you interested in learning more about the subject?
  • Do you have a GPA of at least 2.0 at your high school?
  • Do you have a good attendance record?
  • Do you have a desire to excel and be successful?

If so, see your High School Counselor as soon as possible to obtain an application to join us! Earn a Certificate of Completion presented in a Career Portfolio!

The student will have a higher probability of success if the following courses have been taken in high school:

  • Keyboarding
  • Computer Related Classes
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Communications

These courses are not established as pre-requisites. Students that have been successful in any of these courses have historically demonstrated a higher degree of success in this program.

Salary data for Graphic Artists:

Average: $20.78

Range: $13.37 - $34.60

salary information provided by careeronestop.com

Instructor:  Greg Simos

Title:  Assistant Professor

Office #:  ATS 116 

Phone Ext.:  3472

E-Mail Address:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Work Experience and Special Recognition:

Mr. Simos graduated from Saint Louis University in 2001 with a B.S. in Business, emphasis in Management Information Systems.  He obtained his Masters in Teaching from Lindenwood University with an emphasis in Business Education in 2010. 

Before coming to Jefferson College in 2006, Mr. Simos taught Graphic Design and Internet Applications at Oakville High School.  Mr. Simos also has worked with many different applications in the computer industry throughout his education.

 

For more information…

    • Phone:  636-481-3498 or 636-797-3000, ext. 3498.
    • Or e-mail:   This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 September 2013 )
 
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