Keyboarding and Applications is a semester-long elective for 7th and 8th grade students. The course teaches students the skills necessary to get the most out of their computer. It covers topics including computer hardware, operating systems, keyboarding, word processing, presentation technology, and more. Taking the course is a great way for students to acquire the computer skills they will need in high school. Students who enroll in the course will need access to a word processor and presentation program. Programs that meet the course requirements are available for free online.
Fundamentals of Digital Media is a semester-long high school elective. The course introduces students to the many facets of digital media, including media effectiveness, website design, gaming, apps, social media, and media trends. This is a great course for a student aspiring to work in the fields of journalism, marketing, business, web design, computer programming, or game design.
New Applications: Web Development in the 21st Century is a high school elective that helps students explore the world of website design. The half-credit course provides practical experience in the fields of website, blog, and mobile app development. Students receive valuable instruction in html, coding, and integration with 3rd party websites throughout the semester-long course. The elective fulfills the fine/practical arts graduation requirement at AOA and is ideal for students who desire careers in computer science, web development, marketing, advertising, or media production.
For more information or to enroll in a new course, contact your education coordinator or call 800-682-7396.