Instructor: Benjamin Bullard
The Communications Technologies program prepares students to apply knowledge and skills in the field of multimedia technology in a variety of areas associated with typography, web and graphic design, video, audio and television production, animation, and photography. Students in the first year course learn audio/visual technology, computer operation and maintenance, computer graphics, image capture, and audio/video techniques. Students apply those technical skills while developing creative visual designs and storytelling through computerized technology and digital audio editing.
In the advanced courses, students learn technology troubleshooting techniques, datatransmission and management, oral and written communication, concept development, layout and design, web related technologies, and animation. Students write and photograph for the school's yearbook and other publications, broadcast the school’s news, design and maintain the school’s website, and complete community and industry projects. During the advanced courses, students will also have the opportunity to earn certifications for Adobe Certified Associate, for Adobe Creative Suite applications, and for Final Cut Pro X.