Computer Applications and Computer Courses On-Site

  • COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 

    One-half (0.5) credit of computer technology is required for graduation. KPS students who passed the Computer Applications course in 8th grade will have met this requirement. Students who did not pass or who enter KPS as a high school student will be required to take Computer Applications to fulfill this requirement for graduation.

     

    [R] Computer Applications
    [SBG] Applied
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit
    Course #: 1510-1
    Prerequisite: None
    This course reinforces technology concepts, word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and database applications. Students will learn how to use the computer as a tool to communicate, organize, process data, and present information. Using the internet and web-based programs, students will collaborate, collect information, and produce other creative works to enhance their knowledge toward technology uses that support life-long learning.

    COMPUTER COURSES ON-SITE


    Desktop Publishing  
    [MAC] Visual, Performing & Applied Arts
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit
    Course #: 1556-1
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications or SCT Grades: 10, 11, 12
    Students will create a variety of projects and multimedia presentations. Students will learn up-to-date technology such as digital cameras, scanners, desktop publishing, and presentation software, as well as a variety of media such as text, graphics, video, and sound.

    (Advanced) Desktop Publishing 
    [MAC] Visual, Performing & Applied Arts
    1 Trimester - 0.5 Credit
    Course #: 1557-1
    Prerequisite: Desktop Publishing
    Grades: 10, 11, 12
    Students will expand their desktop publishing skills by continuing to work with a variety of media such as text, graphics, video, and sound. Units in this course will include 2-D and 3-D graphics design, animation, and website development and management. In addition, students will learn to create and implement interactive presentations.