Design Technology

Design Technology


Michael Berry Technology classes provide students with knowledge and  hands-on skills that will make them successful in college and/or future careers in design, engineering & technology.  Click images below for full size flyers with lots of information about these programs!

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DESIGN CONCEPTS (Contact Mr. Aquino aquinoa@dearbornschools.org)

Design Concepts
Block
YEAR I
Student elects both Design Concepts 2D & Design Concepts 3D for this 2-hour block class. (See 2D & 3D below)2-HOUR BLOCK, YEAR LONG CLASS
Design Concepts
2D
Drawing & illustration skills, design composition, color theory, graphic design, web & animation, advertising, communication design, using Photoshop, Illustrator & Flash.1 HOUR, YEAR LONG CLASS
Design Concepts
3D
3-D drawing, rendering & illustration skills, design process, 3D aesthetics & sculpture design, 3D modeling and product design using Rhino 3D modeling software.1 HOUR, YEAR LONG CLASS
Design Concepts
YEAR II
In-depth, long term projects exploring historical styles, client-designer relationship, advanced design techniques, serial art, and development of the student’s personal vision and style.2-HOUR BLOCK, YEAR LONG CLASS
SOFTWARE SPECIALIST (Contact: Mr. McMullen mcmullp@dearbornschools.org)
Software Specialist
YEAR I
Use a variety of advanced software programs to create custom graphics, make professional web pages, create exciting animations, explore advanced 3D modeling while leaning the basics of game design and other in-demand I.T. skills.  Students will have the opportunity to earn one or more Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS+) certificates.  Counts as Computer Applications for graduation. 2-HOUR BLOCK, YEAR LONG CLASS
Software Specialist
YEAR 2
In-Depth, student initiated projects focusing on mastery of specific software packages.  Emphasis on the design process, project management and customer service.  2-HOUR 2-HOUR BLOCK, YEAR LONG CLASS

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