The overall objective of this course is to acquaint students with a variety of media communication tools included in the Adobe CS5 Design Suite. This course provides practical step by step instruction on learning graphic design principles, desktop publishing and video production.  Students will be involved in hands-on assignments using the computer as a production tool.  Students will learn to develop and publish Android Phone and Tablet Apps using SDK software and software from the Adobe CS5 Suite. Adobe InDesign will be used to combine text and graphics into useful publications.  Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator will be used to create graphics that contribute to the overall appearance of the finished product.  Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro will be used for video editing.  Skills related to text, graphics, scanning, digital photos, printing, video and general computer use will be covered.