Moberly Area Technical Center
Mrs. Giarraputo's Classes
We currently use Adobe Master Suite Collection CS6 including, but not limited to: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere, Flash, AfterEffects and Soundbooth We have a lab with IMac desktops and also use the ILife collection including: IMovie, GarageBand and IPhoto.
Adobe is now offering CS2 software for free downloads: http://www.adobe.com/downloads/cs2_downloads/index.html
This is an introductory course designed to prepare students for employment in a career area which includes graphic arts skills. Students develop proficiency in the areas of: publication set-up, typography concepts, managing images, demonstrating design concepts, and performing print processes. Students learn the basics of how to create professional looking documents in a creative graphic design atmosphere.
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GRAPHIC ARTS II
This is and advanced course designed to prepare students for employment in a career area which includes graphic arts skills. Students develop proficiency in the areas of: publication set-up, typography concepts, managing images, demonstrating design concepts, and performing print processes. This course follows industry standards for professional layout and design in the world of publishing using Adobe CS4 software. Students learn the basics of how to create professional looking documents in a creative graphic design atmosphere.
This course addresses the technological skills required of students to create effective electronic presentations for companies. The demand for multimedia knowledge and ability to apply it will continue to increase as businesses utilize multimedia functions such as graphics, audio, video, and electronic presentations. Students will work with multimedia software to develop advanced electronic presentations.
Understanding and managing personal finances are key to one’s future financial success. This one-semester course is based on the Missouri Personal Finance Competencies and presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real-world financial issues. Students will learn how choices influence occupational options and future earning potential. Students will also learn to apply decision-making skills to evaluate career choices and set personal goals. The course content is designed to help the learner make wise spending, saving, and credit decisions and to make effective use of income to achieve personal financial success.
Rapid technological advancement by businesses to reach global markets, greater focus on industry certifications and national skill standards, expansion of responsibilities of office workers, portability of employee skills – all these increase the need for business students in career education programs to have skills in Web design and maintenance. Such topics as Internet theory, Web page standards, Web design elements, user interfaces, special effects, navigation, and emerging Web technologies will be included.
Moberly Area Technical Center