Course Breakdown

Digital Media I

Unit 1: Introduction, Safety, and Orientation

Unit 2: Photography and Photo Editing

Unit 3: Print Production and Design

Unit 4: Introduction for Editing and Audio Production

Unit 5: Finalizing Audio Production

Unit 6: Preparing Portfolios

Digital Media II

Unit 7: Introduction Safety and Orientation

Unit 8: Preparing to Edit

Unit 9: Telling a Story

Unit 10: Discovering Motion Graphics

Unit 11: Basic Animation

Unit 12: Designing Effects and Graphics

Unit 13: Fundamentals of 3D to Motion Graphics

Course Requirements
  • Students should have a C or above in English and Math

  • Students need to be in grades 9 - 12

  • Good attendance record

  • Good discipline record

Course Desription

Digital Media Technology is a 2 year program.

Digital Media Technology I encompasses safety, ethical issues and production, photography, graphic design, and print production will be offered to students. The audio production portion of the course emphasizes real-world, hands-on practice. (2 credits)

Digital Media Technology II focuses on the process of video production and editing as well as career opportunities in audio and video technology. Another component of the course is motion graphics. (2 credits)

Teacher Information
Bio

Malia Triggs

  • Educator for 16 years

  • B.A. in Liberal Arts with emphasis in News Editoral

  • Masters in Secondary Education

  • National Board Certified Educator

  • Professional experience: Worked in Marketing and Public Relations for 10 years prior to entering Education.

Advisory Board Members

The Digital Media Technology program thrives with the support of our local professionals who serve as members of the advisory committee. Thank you to the following members for their continued support!

Ron Hague, Pearl River Community College

Paul Linden, University of Southern Mississippi

Stephen Coleman, University of Southern Mississippi

Brandy McGill, WDAM

Rodney Ashford, L-Town Studio

Technology Student Association

Students in Digital Media are given the opportunity to become a member of the Technology Student Association. TSA is a national organization that allows students to compete and connect with professionals in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathmatics) related fields.