INTRODUCTION TO CLASS

Class Rules

NYC Department of Education Rules:

Common Courtesy and Respect for All is EXPECTED
This is a learning environment and disruptions will not be tolerated.
- Don't mistake kindness for weakness!
  • Class lateness will impact your grade - you must sign late book,
  • Limit of TWO(2) Passes per Marking Period - sign pass book. Abusers will lose their pass privilege
  • No food in the computer room. Only bottles with caps.
  • Do not touch the air conditioners or windows without permission.
  • Do not sit at the teachers station unless asked.
  • I will assign seats the first week and they may change.


Grading Policy

40% Classwork
35% Tests & Quizzes
10% Homework
15% Participation & Other

Class Topics Overview

Positive Digital Footprint using Web 3.0 tools - online tools including social media
  • post work on the web to create a positive web presence
  • post work to share information to your peers and get feedback
  • post work for grading
CTE New Media Program requirements:
  1. Develop good business communications skills for job interview preparation and workplace success
    • reading
    • writing
    • PUBLIC SPEAKING
Web Design - develop good software skills
  • Learn the basic design approaches of designing a web site
  • Learn HTML - the only language a browser knows
  • Learn Photoshop
  • Learn CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Learn Dreamweaver - a WYSIWYG