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Digital Literacy

 

Digital literacy is the ability to navigate our digital world using reading, writing, technical skills, and critical thinking. It's using technology, like a smartphone, PC, e-reader, and more to find, evaluate, and communicate information. Taking courses in digital literacy will benefit the student by increasing their digital awareness and design aspirations.

 

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Design

The Marketing Design Online Training course focuses on helping you develop technical skill and creative artistry using applied marketing principles. You'll complete a variety of projects, including marketing concept development, retouching, compositing, illustration, advertising design, logo design, and corporate branding.

The Multimedia Design Online Training course equips you with the fundamental technical and conceptual skills for this challenging interdisciplinary environment. You'll gain proficiency in the core tools for interactive development: Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects, and you'll learn to shoot and edit digital video. You'll also discover how to create images, pages, and motion graphics for web-based multimedia. 


 

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Digital Design

Digital design is a general term that is more relevant now than ever before. Any kind of design that appears in a digital format (on an app or website) is considered digital design. The purpose is to create digital assets for multimedia graphics projects including advertising, animation, emails, mobile apps, social media, websites, video games, and interactive displays. 


There is a strong demand for Adobe Creative Suite skills. In this Adobe Certified Professional course, you will learn five of the most often used Adobe programs: Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Animate (formerly Flash). You will also read short lessons, complete exercises, watch video demos and reviews of exercises, take quizzes and exams, and complete a project.

 

 

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Web Design

With more than 3 billion people using the Internet, the future of retail, learning, and most other industries, is online. This means web designers are needed to create and maintain those websites. If you're looking to use your creative skills in today's digital landscape, this Web Design Professional course is for you.

This course will teach you foundational web design skills. You will first learn best practices for the technologies that drive web functionality: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will then learn Creating, Styling, and Validating Forms, and take a deep dive into Bootstrapping to further your knowledge of web development. Finally, you will learn how to use the tools of the trade: Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Animate.

The need for web designers isn't slowing down. Every great site needs more than functionality—it needs a fresh, unique look to convey an organization's products, services, and message. With the skills you gain from this intensive course, you can start a fast-paced career in web design.


 

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Video Game Design

Video game design and development is challenging, but the rewards are worth it. With this unparalleled comprehensive training course, you'll master skills that open doors to the growing video game industry. By the end of the course, you will have designed and created your own video game for the PC and will stand ready to join a team working on projects with larger scope or pursue independent development.

 

Using a comprehensive and analytical approach to game development, this course offers you the opportunity to learn how to effectively implement technical game ideas, assuming no prior training or experience. The curriculum is divided into four major areas of study: programming languages, mathematics skills, game asset creation, and modern real-time game engines. It will conclude with an independent study phase where you will design, document, and create your own game using all of the programming and game art skills you learned in the core classes. This course is entirely online and is completed at your own pace.


 

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