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Course Descriptions

Computer Science 9/10
(Grades 9-12; 1 year; 1.0 credit)
An introduction to computer science with an emphasis on problem-solving within project-based challenges.  This course will introduce fundamental computing concepts including hardware devices, networking, security and computer programming by using electronics, robotics, application and game development tools. The course will culminate with a student-driven passion project within the field of study.

3D Modeling
(Grade 9-10; Semester; 0.5 credit)

This semester-long course will introduce students to the fundamental concepts and techniques of 3D modeling using Blender. Students will learn how to create 3D models, manipulate objects in a 3D space, apply textures and materials, and create animations. Throughout the course, students will engage in hands-on projects, learning-by-doing and working collaboratively with their classmates.

Video Design
(Grade 9-10; Semester; 0.5 credit)

In this project-based course, students will develop communication skills through digital video production using professional Adobe softwares (Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition). Students will learn the fundamentals of video design such as pre-production, live production, and post-production. Students will engage in skills to learn storytelling, capturing and editing video and audio, and sharing content through YouTube and other web media sources.

(Grades 9-12; 1 year; 1.0 credit)

In this course, students will embark on a project based journey to produce the Lincoln High School Yearbook. This class emphasizes creative energy, teamwork, cooperation and responsibility. Starting with the question of What is creativity? Students will learn graphic design, digital photography and publishing skills using professional softwares like Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Lightroom. All the work for creating the High School Yearbook (except the final printing) is done by the students, who will assume essential roles in the publishing process. The course will culminate with a student driven Photography project. 
Important Note: Some out-of-class time may be required at the beginning of the second semester.

Multimedia/Graphic Arts 1
(Grade 11; 1 Quarter; 0.25 credit)
The Multimedia Year 1 course is conducted as an Art class using computers. Students explore principles of art and design, using Adobe Creative Suite as their medium of expression. Students will acquire the skills they need to master the software and then apply that knowledge to projects and assignments related to Digital Arts and Designing with Type. The projects are designed to explore creativity through an exploration and partial mastery of various software skills. 

Multimedia/Graphic Arts 2
(Grade 12; 1 Quarter; 0.25 credit)
Prerequisite: Multimedia/Graphics Arts 1 or Instructor Approval

The Multimedia Year 2 course studies the principles of visual communication, emphasizing the use of imagery in mass media. Students explore advanced design and production methods in the field of Branding and Packaging Graphic Design, emulating professional techniques using a variety of contemporary media formats. Projects are designed to gain a better understanding of our visual world.