Appendices Appendix B Application of ICT in Subject Areas B5 Creating Graphics
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UNIT B5 – CREATING GRAPHICS

Objective

Students should be able to use suitable graphics tools to create the graphics required for a variety of purposes.

Sub-objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. analyse a task and select the best graphics tool from the tools available;
  2. import drawings (graphics) from other sources, using a scanner if available;
  3. use graphics software to draw and animate drawings from other sources;
  4. produce attractive and suitable graphics-based materials.

Context

The world is visually based. It is important for students who wish to create visual materials to know how to use a computer and appropriate software to produce these materials.

Content

Students should know the various graphics software tools available and be able to choose the best one for a particular task. They should be able to use the software competently to create documents including graphics for a variety of other disciplines.

Resources

Minimum necessary resources:
One computer per student, graphics software

Optional extra resources:
Various input and output devices, samples of various computer-produced graphics based materials.

Links

All B-Units.

Methodology

Demonstrations, hands-on experience, projects.