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Digital Photography 6th–8th (0109)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Creative, Performing, and Media Arts Middle School (CPMA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 6–8
 Prerequisites:
 Multimedia Design 6th–8th Beginning , or teacher recommendation
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Course Description:
 This course develops students’ knowledge of the principles and techniques of digital photography in a computer lab setting. Students in this course expand their investigation of art to include the tools offered by technology. They learn how to apply design principles to digital photography by using photo-editing and other software applications to create, enhance, and manipulate photos they have taken, and keep an electronic portfolio of their work. Students who complete this course will be prepared to take on the more-rigorous courses offered in high school.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.