Mrs. Burchard - Business

    1. Digital Media/Intro to Digital Video
    2. Prep
    3. Intro to Digital Video/Digital Media
    4. Seminar - 9th Grade
    5. Business Tech - 9 & 10 Grade
    6. Jr. High Computers
    7. Business Tech - 9th & 10th Grade
    8. Entrepreneurship/Database & Presentations

    Course Descriptions

    Business Technology:
    This course is designed to help students develop the qualities, knowledge and skills necessary for working in a business. Students enhance computer application skills as they develop competencies needed by administrate support professionals. The content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, the performance of office procedures tasks, the production of quality work using advanced features of business software applications and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents. In addition, this course provides training or skills many employers find deficient: dealing with other people, using the telephone, organizing work and handling other crucial tasks.

    Database & Presentations:
    This class is designed to help students master beginning and advanced skills in the areas of database management, presentation applications, multimedia, Internet usage and integrated software application.

    Digital Media:
    Students will work with multimedia software to develop electronic presentations. They will learn how to manipulate text, art and graphics, photography, animation, audio and video for presentations in various media formats.

    Entrepreneurship:
    This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge needed for organizing, developing and implementing a business within the private free enterprise system. Topics of study will include learning the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, preparing a business plan, choosing a location, securing a loan, determining organizational structure and promoting a business.

    Introduction to Digital Video: This course offers the fundamentals of digital video production from pre-production (planning, storyboarding) to production (shooting, lighting, sound, green screen) to post-production (editing, compositing, titles, audio). Video compression, with an emphasis on web delivery, will be introduced. Adobe Creative Suite and various video production tools will be utilized in this course.