Multimedia Apps CREDIT: 1.0
This course emphasizes the application of multiple information and communication skills that allow students to create original content. Students interested in a variety of applications of media technology, and in creating interactive original content such as Apps and programs are encouraged to take this course. Cross-course, multi-disciplinary projects that draw on the content of different classes may be required.
Open to grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
General Computer Science CREDIT: 1.0
This is an introductory course into web development and design. Students will acquire an understanding of the internet and how data is created, manipulated and transferred through the services of the world wide network. Ongoing trends, developing technologies, frameworks that are being used by all major IT companies are examined. Students develop web pages that incorporate text, audio, video and graphics by using HTML, Javascript, and CSS. Students determine and employ methods to evaluate the design, functionality, and security of online information in various settings. Students also make their first steps into the world of computer science by learning about bits and bytes, computer hardware and developing algorithms, which is a great step towards more specific topics in Computer Science.
Open to grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12