Competency Records

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Competency Records

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Here, we have some UPDATED records of what I've completed so far in my three years of learning during my time in Web Dev & Design, and their levels of strength. The levels are:







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