Newton High School

Digital Media


Digital Media Technology teaches the technical skills needed to work with electronic media. Students will explore photography, digital imaging, graphic design, video production, web design, and digital citizenship, while applying to principles of design in a project-based learning environment. Topics will include exploring the use of digital media and video today and in the future, a study of the relationship of work flow to project planning and completion, and the software, equipment and tools used in the industry. Eligible for local Fine Arts credit.


Grade Level Required: 9, 10, 11, 12.


Units of Study

  1. Story Development

  2. Photography

  3. Photo editing (Adobe Photoshop)

  4. Graphic design (Adobe Illustrator)

  5. Page layout (Adobe InDesign)

  6. Shooting and editing video (Adobe Premiere)