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100 SAFETY IN THE MULTIMEDIA LABORATORY
101 Explain the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) system for hazardous chemicals and materials. Competent
102 RESERVED
103 RESERVED
104 Practice correct ergonomic strategies.  (i.e.  posture, wrist placement, monitor configuration) Competent
105 Identify the characteristics of positive digital citizenship. Competent
106 Maintain a positive digital footprint. Competent
200 DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
201 RESERVED
202 Interpret and use information technology terminology. Competent
203 Identify Internet and related security issues in relation to the OSI model. Competent
204 Summarize and present information using communication technology skills. Competent
205 Analyze and evaluate Acceptable Use Policies (AUP). Competent
300 FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
301 Research the history of information technology. Competent
302 Analyze the impact of information technology on business. Competent
303 RESERVED
304 Determine basic data types and file storage sizes. Competent
305 Describe the evolution of the Internet and how it is used. Competent
306 Identify emerging technologies. Basic
307 Analyze the impact of information technology on society. Basic
400 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Basic
401 Create documents related to information technology using word processing/publishing software. Basic
402 RESERVED
403 Create spreadsheets for real-world business problems.
404 RESERVED
405 Identify software associated with web development. Competent
406 Differentiate the criteria for conducting searches on the Internet. Competent
500 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER OPERATION Competent
501 RESERVED
502 RESERVED
503 Use connectivity devices and peripheral equipment. Competent
504 Manage the various file types in accordance with content management principles. Basic
505 Compare and contrast the basic differences among operating systems. Competent
506 Investigate basic issues affecting system purchase and upgrade decisions. Competent
507 RESERVED
508 Perform basic software configuration operations. Basic
509 Describe the importance of data backup strategies. Competent
510 RESERVED
600 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS
601 Identify the elements that are required to connect to the Internet. Competent
602 RESERVED
603 RESERVED
604 Compare the features of web browsers. Competent
605 Explain file transfer mechanisms. Basic
606 RESERVED
607 RESERVED
608 Describe web publishing systems as it relates to FTP protocol. Basic
609 Examine SSL / TSL and encryption implementation on websites. N/A
700 BASICS OF PROGRAMMING
701 Differentiate between client side and server side languages Basic
702 Identify the types of programming languages used in web design.
703 RESERVED
704 RESERVED
705 Evaluate computer programming languages. Competent
800 CREATING GRAPHIC CONTENT
801 RESERVED
802 Use various software programs associated with graphics and interactive media. Basic
803 Configure the software used to create graphic content.
804 Perform image file optimization for use on web. Basic
805 Create a comprehensive brand identity including style guide/tiles. Basic
806 RESERVED
807 RESERVED
808 RESERVED
809 Use the Golden Ratio in graphic content. Basic
810 Differentiate between raster and vector images as they apply to graphic and web design. Basic
811 Practice typographic concepts. (i.e. legibility, readability, hierarchy) Competent
812 Create an object using graphic design software.
813 Apply color theory to design content. Basic
900 PRINCIPLES OF LAYOUT AND DESIGN
901 Identify project management, including time management components. Basic
902 Plan an effective design for a project using wireframing, thumbnails, or storyboard procedures. Competent
903 Apply principles of design, layout, and typography appropriate for a project. Basic
904 Practice the steps in a web design life cycle (planning, development, deployment, testing, and revision). Competent
905 Utilize the Golden Rule of thirds and 960 grids. Competent
906 Practice use of the steps in the design development / process. Competent
907 Critique a project to determine whether it meets the designated guidelines. Competent
1000 DIGITAL DOCUMENTS
1001 Create a document in a format appropriate for electronic distribution. Basic
1002 Convert a document to electronic format. Basic
1003 RESERVED
1100 MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS/PROJECTS
1101 Identify the components of an effective multimedia project.
1102 Create a storyboard or outline for a multimedia project. Competent
1103 Use master slides, templates, and/or themes. Basic
1104 RESERVED
1105 Incorporate charts, graphs, and/or tables into a multimedia project. Competent
1106 Enhance a multimedia project with user interactivity. Basic
1107 Incorporate elements from other sources into a multimedia project. Basic
1108 Edit a multimedia project. Basic
1109 Create handouts and/or other visuals for a multimedia presentation. Competent
1110 Deliver a multimedia presentation. Basic
1111 Critique a multimedia presentation to determine whether it meets the designated guidelines. Competent
1112 Demonstrate proper grammar and punctuation related to multimedia content. Competent
1200 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN INTERNET TECHNOLOGY
1201 Explain the security issues related to computers and Internet technology. Basic
1202 Describe copyright issues and laws related to creating desktop-published, multimedia, and website design projects. Competent
1203 Comply with copyright laws when creating advanced desktop-published, multimedia, and website design projects. Basic
1204 Avoid unethical/inappropriate use of elements in advanced projects. Competent
1205 Comply with licensing agreements. Competent
1206 Practice procedures to guard against computer crimes.
1207 Describe design of websites for accessibility and accommodation of persons with special needs.
1208 Comply with accessibility and accommodation of persons with special needs.
1209 Discuss and distinguish the Digital Millennium Copyright Act requirements and examples.
1300 CAREER PREPARATION
1301 Describe the process and requirements for obtaining industry certifications related to the design, multimedia, and web technologies. Basic
1302 Identify testing skills/strategies for a certification examination. Competent
1303 Demonstrate ability to successfully complete selected practice examinations (i.e., practice questions similar to those on certification exams). Competent
1304 Compose a professional online career portfolio. Basic
1305 Create a resume in industry standard software using principles of design. Competent
1400 CLIENT RELATIONS
1401 Collaborate with peers and others to develop about design and content plans. Advanced
1402 Demonstrate effective client presentation skills in an effort to gain business through the exploration and utilization of various business formats, technologies, and environments. Competent
1403 Assessing client needs (complete a needs assessment for a client). Competent
1404 Create a client proposal. Competent
1405 Plan and develop a client job cost analysis. Competent
1406 Write and deliver a client contractual agreement. Competent
1407 Provide customer technical support for created content. Basic
1500 DESIGN AND CREATE WEBSITES
1501 Operate What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) software. Competent
1502 Use an HTML text editor. Competent
1503 Create tables in HTML. Basic
1504 Add color and format text. Basic
1505 RESERVED
1506 Create hyperlinks. Basic
1507 Proofread and edit a website. Basic
1508 Test and validate a website. Competent
1509 Publish, update, and maintain a website. Basic
1510 Critique a website according to accepted website design principles. Basic
1511 Optimize and insert images to a website. Basic
1512 RESERVED
1513 RESERVED
1514 Optimize and add audio and video to a website. Basic
1515 Optimize and add an animated image to a website. Basic
1516 Examine emerging trends in website design. Basic
1517 RESERVED
1518 Use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques in websites. Competent
1519 Analyze a web site analytic report. Basic
1520 Examine web server technology. Basic
1521 RESERVED
1522 Create page sections using the standards of HTML5 Competent
1523 Implement a DIV element to separate content on a webpage. Basic
1524 Practice proper head container meta data (i.e. title, keywords, description) Basic
1600 CASCADING STYLES
1601 Practice the use of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in web development. Basic
1602 RESERVED
1603 RESERVED
1604 Implement an ID selector to apply and identify style rules. N/A
1605 RESERVED
1606 Implement a class selector to apply and identify style rules. N/A
1607 Create and link an a single external style sheet. Basic
1608 Validate CSS code. BAsic
1609 Implement an HTML element selector to apply and identify style rules. N/A
1700 JAVASCRIPT FUNDAMENTALS
1701 Develop flowcharts to demonstrate program logic and explain object handlers. N/A
1702 Place JavaScript in HTML files. N/A
1703 Construct JavaScript functions. N/A
1704 Write conditional statements and loops in JavaScript. N/A
1705 Implement event handlers in HTML files. N/A