• Welcome to Computer Graphics


    email: bwoods@newpaltz.k12.ny.us  phone ext 69655

    availability: daily 2:20-2:50 (rm 119)

    ***Please access google classroom via student or guardian invite for all daily posts and assignments***

    Computer Graphics:


    In this course students will broaden their understanding of Graphic Communication and Design,  and become familiar and skilled with the Adobe suite. 

    Programs to be studied include but not limited to: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dimension, Animator, Premier. 


    -Students will create original design and artwork in response to artistic and graphic design challenges.

    -Students will use digital devices, real materials, and imaging software to create artwork and design.

    -Students will share preliminary and final design ideas with others and participate in critique and feedback activities.

    -Students will gain education and career awareness in related areas.


     -That our classroom is a safe and secure place free from distraction, harassment, or ridicule, and where all students are able to learn, participate, and create.

    -That each student feels confident to use artwork and design as a form of self-expression.

    -That students work cooperatively


    Students are expected to work to their best ability and be on task at all times. 

    The projects and rubrics created align with the NYS standards for Media Arts

    Your grade for this class will be based on the following: Participation, Visible Effort, Neatness, Overall quality of your work, and correctly formatting for submission/display. Rubrics are used to arrive at project grades.  They may change depending on the criteria of a particular assignment, but the main categories are generally consistent. 


    -When you SEE OR HEAR ME asking for attention, please do you best to quickly be quiet and look my way. 

    -Do not walk around the room without asking. 

    -Clean workstation and return all equipment before leaving class.

    -Keep drinks on the floor, or in your bag. Snacks by permission at designated tables.

    -Do NOT touch anyone else's desktop, wires, or any part of the work station without their permission.

    -Pay Attention during all instruction and demonstration.


    -Refrain from off-task internet activity, gaming, texting, or social networking during class time.

    -Headphones only with teacher instruction or permission PLEASE DON'T MAKE ME YELL to get your attention. lower the volume. 

    - if your phone becomes a distraction I will kindly ask that you refer to the code of conduct and put it away or on my desk