Commercial Publishing


  • Prerequisite Course(s): None
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Information Support and Services
  • Career Cluster Area: Information Technology
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: National Business Education Association (NBEA)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course will teach students to understand, develop, and use the techniques found in the occupational field of commercial publishing.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Commercial writing
    2. Produce publishable documents
    3. Revise and edit
    4. Computer graphic design
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate an ability to listen, speak, and write effectively in different situations for a variety of purposes and audiences.R2.1a W4.2LA AD4Community IssuesPresentation
2. Correctly use the computer as a publishing tool for both electronic and proper media.ISS 8Tech BB4TechnicalLab
3. Select and use multiple strategies, technology, and other resources to solve problems and complete projects independently and cooperatively.ISS 8W4.2Tech CA1C4PlanningLab Assignment
4. Demonstrate an ability to use research, reasoning, and reflection to explain the career field by commercial publishing.MBEA 17R4.5aLA DB2TechnicalObservation
5. Develop and demonstrate an awareness of the key role language plays in the transmission of culture.R4.11B4Presentation
6. Convey long-term consequences of publication actions with regard to ethical and legal issues.IT XVI NBEA B12 B14R.2W.4LA, E2A.1 A.5 A.7E7Tech / Prod PC

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