INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: The CIW Foundations program prepares students to work effectively in today's business environment. This course is designed to provide an introduction to information technology concepts and careers as well as the impact information technology has on the world, people, and industry. The content includes information technology career research, operating systems and software applications, electronic communications including email and Internet services, basic web commands and design, and emerging technologies. The course will also provide a basic overview on business principles, terminologies and workplace expectations with emphasis on preparing students for college, entering the digital workforce and developing proficiency with fundamental computer applications. Students will study the fundamental elements of project and program management, and the importance of acquiring these skills for all IT job roles
GAMING FOUNDATIONS: This course is designed to provide an
introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming and video gaming design and the impact video game development has had on technology today. The course content includes gaming evolution, theory and applications, and an introduction to the technological and creative aspects of video game design and team roles. You will design beginning gaming projects that incorporate complex thinking skills using 2D Game Design software and modeling software as a gaming design resource. The course will also investigate career opportunities available in the Gaming Industry and the education and skills needed for a career in video
GAMING SIMULATIONS: This course is designed to analyze each component of a video game’s development cycle from theory, conception, storyboards, computer programming and game engines. You’ll design, create and develop video games using modeling software, 2D game design to 3D computer programming. The course will also investigate career opportunities available in the Gaming Industry and the education and skills needed for a career in video game development.
- Teacher: Annette Love