Q1 Applications Vocabulary

17. Creative Communications


Digital Artifact: A digital artifact is any product or asset that is digital (e.g. infographic, video, a selfie photo).

Media: Media is all the different ways used to communicate information (e.g. billboards, newspapers, TV, flyers, radio, etc.). 

Platform: A platform is the way the digital object is delivered (e.g. as on a blog, through a YouTube video, in a slideshow presentation, an online poster, in a social media site, etc.)

Software Application: A software application is a specific software program designed to perform a set of programmed tasks.

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MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

5. Computational Thinker
c. Break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving

6. Creative Communicator
a. Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.