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100 SAFETY IN THE MULTIMEDIA LABORATORY
101 Explain the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) system for hazardous chemicals and materials.
102 RESERVED
103 RESERVED
104 Practice correct ergonomic strategies.  (i.e.  posture, wrist placement, monitor configuration)
105 Identify the characteristics of positive digital citizenship.
106 Maintain a positive digital footprint.
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.
205 Analyze and evaluate Acceptable Use Policies (AUP).
300 FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
301 Research the history of information technology.
302 Analyze the impact of information technology on business.
303 RESERVED
304 Determine basic data types and file storage sizes.
305 Describe the evolution of the Internet and how it is used.
306 Identify emerging technologies.
307 Analyze the impact of information technology on society.
400 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
401 Create documents related to information technology using word processing/publishing software.
402 RESERVED
403 Create spreadsheets for real-world business problems.
404 RESERVED
405 Identify software associated with web development.
406 Differentiate the criteria for conducting searches on the Internet.
500 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER OPERATION
501 RESERVED
502 RESERVED
503 Use connectivity devices and peripheral equipment.
504 Manage the various file types in accordance with content management principles.
505 Compare and contrast the basic differences among operating systems.
506 Investigate basic issues affecting system purchase and upgrade decisions.
507 RESERVED
508 Perform basic software configuration operations.
509 Describe the importance of data backup strategies.
510 RESERVED
600 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS
601 Identify the elements that are required to connect to the Internet.
602 RESERVED
603 RESERVED
604 Compare the features of web browsers.
605 Explain file transfer mechanisms.
606 RESERVED
607 RESERVED
608 Describe web publishing systems as it relates to FTP protocol.
609 Examine SSL / TSL and encryption implementation on websites.
700 BASICS OF PROGRAMMING
701 Differentiate between client side and server side languages
702 Identify the types of programming languages used in web design.
703 RESERVED
704 RESERVED
705 Evaluate computer programming languages.
800 CREATING GRAPHIC CONTENT
801 RESERVED
802 Use various software programs associated with graphics and interactive media.
803 Configure the software used to create graphic content.
804 Perform image file optimization for use on web.
805 Create a comprehensive brand identity including style guide/tiles.
806 RESERVED
807 RESERVED
808 RESERVED
809 Use the Golden Ratio in graphic content.
810 Differentiate between raster and vector images as they apply to graphic and web design.
811 Practice typographic concepts. (i.e. legibility, readability, hierarchy)
812 Create an object using graphic design software.
813 Apply color theory to design content.
900 PRINCIPLES OF LAYOUT AND DESIGN
901 Identify project management, including time management components.
902 Plan an effective design for a project using wireframing, thumbnails, or storyboard procedures.
903 Apply principles of design, layout, and typography appropriate for a project.
904 Practice the steps in a web design life cycle (planning, development, deployment, testing, and revision).
905 Utilize the Golden Rule of thirds and 960 grids.
906 Practice use of the steps in the design development / process.
907 Critique a project to determine whether it meets the designated guidelines.
1000 DIGITAL DOCUMENTS
1001 Create a document in a format appropriate for electronic distribution.
1002 Convert a document to electronic format.
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.
1103 Use master slides, templates, and/or themes.
1104 RESERVED
1105 Incorporate charts, graphs, and/or tables into a multimedia project.
1106 Enhance a multimedia project with user interactivity.
1107 Incorporate elements from other sources into a multimedia project.
1108 Edit a multimedia project.
1109 Create handouts and/or other visuals for a multimedia presentation.
1110 Deliver a multimedia presentation.
1111 Critique a multimedia presentation to determine whether it meets the designated guidelines.
1112 Demonstrate proper grammar and punctuation related to multimedia content.
1200 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN INTERNET TECHNOLOGY
1201 Explain the security issues related to computers and Internet technology.
1202 Describe copyright issues and laws related to creating desktop-published, multimedia, and website design projects.
1203 Comply with copyright laws when creating advanced desktop-published, multimedia, and website design projects.
1204 Avoid unethical/inappropriate use of elements in advanced projects.
1205 Comply with licensing agreements.
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.