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School Name:

Montgomery County Area Technology Center


Business Education


ADVANCED Multimedia  

Valid Course Code: 060761


Angela Barker
Phone:  859 498 1103 ext. 3115

Email: angela.barker@montgomery.kyschools.us
Office Location:  Bldg. 4 Room 402

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Class website:  http://abarker.coursesites.com



Prerequisite(s): CIT 155 Web Page Design, Multimedia


Course Description

This hands-on course applies advanced web design, publishing, and presentation concepts through the development of sophisticated documents and projects which includes, but is not limited to: web sites, web databases, web movies, video editing and production, television productions. The course is designed around the learning goals of the students and is project-based. Students will complete advanced projects agreed upon with the instructor utilizing hardware and software available. Formatting, editing, layout, and design concepts are reviewed and reinforced. Distribution ready publication standards are applied to all projects. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA. SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE: Multimedia Publishing


Materials Used

Various Textbooks, Personal Computer Station, Flash Drive, Software:  Windows 7, Adobe Creative Suite,   Web Browsers.   Students must safeguard their personal assignment files throughout the semester, protecting against loss or accidental destruction.




Students will:

Students will:

1. Use industry-standard hardware and software components to create advanced multimedia projects

(scanners, digital and video cameras, production equipment, etc.)

2. Demonstrate an awareness of copyright, licensing, and downloading and safety issues

3. Design and publish a web site with dynamic content using HTML and/or advanced features of a

software package including: tables, forms, edited images, animated gifs, .sound, web movies

(Flash), databases, forums, etc.

4. Incorporate features into web pages for different audiences and cultures and handicap accessibility

5. Observe and practice safety precautions applicable to both classroom and home use of the Internet.

6. Create movies incorporating advanced features of video editing software,

7. Broadcast news programs, feature programs, etc. school-wide

8. Demonstrate employability and social skills relative to the career cluster.

9. Utilize activities of FBLA as an integral component of course content and leadership


10. Apply math, science, and communication skills relative to the career major.

11. Research and analyze career opportunities in multimedia publishing and graphic arts, video

production, broadcast, web design, etc.

12. Identify browser restrictions and variations

13. Analyze, create, and organize navigational links.

14. Implement CGI and JavaScript programming where appropriate.

15. Develop an awareness of page load time with various connections of users

16. Recognize appropriate backgrounds, fonts, etc. for business web sites.

17. Demonstrate Internet etiquette.

18. Publish web pages to a web server.

19. Formulate a user-friendly file structure for web publishing.



90 – 100          =          A                                             Daily Assignment       = 50% of total grade

80 – 89            =          B                                             Tests/Quizzes              = 25% of total grade

70 – 79            =          C                                             Special Projects           = 25 % of total grade

60 – 69            =          D                                            

59 below         =          F



Procedures for Makeup Work/Tests

Each student is responsible to complete and submit assignments from any excused absence from class.  See ‘Attendance Policy’ below for definition of ‘excused absence’.  www.angela.barker.coursesites.com is utilized to manage most units and should be consulted first for any missing work.  Mrs. Barker is available for clarification of missed work.  Students are provided the same number of school days absent plus one school day for make-up work to be turned in to the teacher.  It is the student’s responsibility to coordinate make-up time before or after school.  Communication may be made with Mrs. Barker by phone (859) 498-1103 ext. 3115 by e-mail angela.barker@montgomery.kyschools.us , or by appointment M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Attendance Policy/Withdrawal Policy

Students are expected to be in class every day.  An excused absence is defined as any day that the student misses school for reasons outlined by the Student Handbook (doctor or parent note illness, approved school field trip/college visit, etc.).  An excused absence may also occur with permission from Mrs. Barker to participate in a school related activity (FBLA activity or assistance for another teacher) ONLY if the permission is obtained BEFORE start of the class period that the student will miss.  In order to withdraw from class you must obtain an add/drop form from Mrs. Barker and have all required information and signatures completed.



Pen/Pencil; Notebook; Flash Drive; Good Work Ethic; Excellent Attendance


Class expectations/Rules

Class Responsibilities:

1.         Be on time and organized for class:  including materials, books and homework.

2.         No eating or drinking around any electronic equipment.

3.         Be responsible for your own work area and equipment. (This means trash too!)

4.         Follow all school internet and network rules.

5.         Use courteous, respectful behavior toward yourself, teachers and classmates at all times.

6.         Two tardies to class is automatic 30 minute detention.





Class Consequences:


1.         Warning

2.         2nd Warning – lose weekly draw for good behavior

3.         Student Conference after class

4.         Detention with me before school

5.         ASP

6.         Administration/Parent/Student Conference





Instructional resources, including the syllabus and assignment information with links to data files, are on the course website located at https://abarker.coursesites.com

Campus Safety Statement: 

Emergency response information will be discussed in class.  Students should familiarize themselves with the nearest exit routes in the event evacuation becomes necessary.  You should notify your instructor at the beginning of the semester if you have special needs or will require assistance during an emergency evacuation. 

  • No exemptions for Final Exams

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities and Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO)

The Education Cabinet, the Department for Workforce Investment and the Office of Career and Technical Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational services and/or employment.  The Education Cabinet provides, upon request, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  To request materials in an alternative format, contact the Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator in OCTE or Norb Ryan at NorbJ.Ryan@ky.gov.  Persons with hearing-and speech- impairments can contact the agency by sing the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD).  For voice to TDD, call 1-800—648-6057.  For TDD to voice, call 1-800-648-6056.


The Office of Career and Technical Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, or religion in admission to education programs, activities, and employment practices in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (revised 1992), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and shall provide, upon request by a qualified disabled individual, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with a disability an equal opportunity to participate.


For more information, contact Mr. William Denton, Office of Career and Technical Education, 20th Floor CPT, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, (502) 564-4286.  Mr. Denton can also be reached through his e-mail address:  WilliamJ.Denton@ky.gov.




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