In the Exploring Communications Technology course, students explore the history of various types of media and their impact on society. Students learn to edit digital video using the tools and techniques used by professional video editors. They investigate digital photography basics, such as digital camera features and operation, file formats and image quality. Photo editing and manipulation techniques are also examined.
Hands-on activities include building pinhole cameras, editing digital photos and video segments, designing graphics and applying graphics to a t-shirt.
Lesson 1: Basics of Communication
Lesson 2: Design Concepts
Lesson 3: Print and Photography
Lesson 4: Digital Media
Lesson 5: Distributing Media
Introduction to Communications: Conclusion