I teach Graphic Design 1, 2 & 3, Film Editing and Work C-op classes at Sentinel High School, Missoula, Montana. I teach all of my classes using Google Classroom. I teach in a paperless classroom. Students will find all of their assignments online and will also turn in all of their assignments online. If students have trouble fitting these classes into their schedule, I also work with Independent Study students. Please contact me if you find yourself in this situation.Work Co-op: This class is for students who have taken two CTE (Agriculture, Business, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, Industrial Technology) classes or have taken one CTE class and are currently enrolled in a CTE class and who are employed at a job for at least five (5) hours per week. This class includes experience gained on the job supplemented by classroom instruction. Students are required to report their weekly hours and earnings and are evaluated by their employer each grading period. This class is a program which requires the cooperation of the student, parents, employer and the Business Co-op Teacher. A student's enrollment in Business Co-op is at the discretion of the business/marketing teacher for sophomores, juniors and seniors. This class does not meet face-to-face as a class. The job becomes the class for which credit is earned.Graphic Design 1: Students will learn the elements and principles of design and complete projects using industry standard software such as Adobe Illustrator. Students will develop a sense of composition and the ability to critique his/her own work. And introduction to Adobe Photoshop will also be explored. Students will have the opportunity to earn national certification in this class. ADOBE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITY.Graphic Design 2: Students continue more in-depth design learning with a focus on digital programs such as Adobe Photoshop, to create authentic projects that could be used by businesses and/or the community. Projects will focus on real world applications. Create book covers, CD labels/covers, graphic novels, and many other real-world projects. This is another project-based, hands-on class. Opportunity to earn dual credit with the University of Montana.Graphic Design 3: Students continue their layout design work with a focus on Adobe InDesign to create authentic projects such as press releases, business cards, letterhead, restaruant menus, and more. This is a project-based, hands-on class with the opportunity to earn dual credit with the University of Montana.Film Study: Students continue exploring media arts and their interaction, integration and development in the creation of story, beginning with early years of photography and movie making through the introduction of radio and television up to the digital revolution. This course continues the analyzation and creation of films using industry standard digital film editing software, Adobe Premiere Pro in the creation of films.Students will have the opportunity to earn national certification in this class. Students must have at least a “C” in Film Study 1. OPTION FOR DUAL CREDIT with UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA course Introduction to Media Arts MAR 101L.Film Editing: This course includes the study of the history, process and philosophy of narrative film. Students will continue to study, edit and create films. Students will expand their knowledge and use of the industry standard non-linear video editing program, Premiere Pro. Students will have the opportunity to earn national certification in this class. Students must have at least a “C” in Film Editing 1. OPTION FOR DUAL CREDIT with UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA course Introduction to Nonlinear Editing MAR 112A. ADOBE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITY.There are other (independent study) opportunities including:IS Business Certification: Students interested in becoming Adobe Certified Associates and taking a national exam are welcome to take this class (with permission from the instructor). This class focuses on projects using industry standard Adobe software with a focus on helping students pass the national exam. These exams are available for: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and Animate.
Last Modified on August 25, 2022