Explorations in Computers 12

Credits: 4

This course, open to students in grades 11-12, is intended to move students beyond the basics from Explorations 9 & 11 onto the next step of learning in the various units offered.

Students will use a variety of online and school-based software programs to solve problems and to research, organize and present information through projects including:

  • Programming beats and music using Earsketch and Python
  • Media production skills Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Drafting techniques, CADD/CAM and 3D printing using Fusion 360
  • 3D Modelling using Blender
  • GitHub
  • Keyboarding techniques
  • Digital music and sound editing and podcast creation using Audacity
  • Digital graphics using Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, and available online programs

Students will be encouraged to apply the skills they develop in Info-Tech to create well- researched and presented multimedia projects for all of their courses.  This class is hands-on and project-based.