2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Graphic Communications Systems (8458/36 weeks)
NOTE: Recommended Prerequisites: Communications Systems (36 weeks) 8415 or 8418 (18 weeks); OR Technical Drawing and Design (36 weeks) 8435 or (18 weeks) 8434
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Graphic Communications Technology
Applying Graphic Communications Technology Processes
- Demonstrate mathematical concepts applied to layout and chemical processes.
- Apply the principles of design and layout.
- Analyze software for a given application.
- Apply appropriate software for a given application.
- Create and edit images and text for digital and printed applications.
- Demonstrate computer proficiency and file management.
- Produce interactive presentations.
- Apply various printing procedures to create graphic products.
- Integrate multiple media to create a graphic communications application.