Stage Production and Design Technology
Prerequisite: One credit in art/music or technology – ½ credit
This course encompasses all aspects of a theatrical production and utilizes the Goshen High School auditorium and stage, as well as the technology and art departments. Students will participate in the following areas: audio/sound (hanging stage microphones, positioning & adjusting the audio aspects of a production, as well as portable public address of D.J. sound); stage lighting (designing, pointing and hanging stage lights); spot light usage (learning the programming of a computerized lighting board); design and construction of sets, flats, backdrops and props; and scenery painting techniques. Enrollment is limited to 18 students and requires teacher approval.
Design and Drawing for Production
This course introduces students to the engineering design process. Students work with CAD (Computer Assisted Drawing) software to design and produce accurate 3d models and solve simple engineering problems. Physical models are created by students in the second half of the course; traditional drawing and sketching skills are also emphasized.
This course is a twenty-week introduction to the fundamentals of metal and metal design. Students will learn about layout, forming, machining, fabricating and welding, and will be introduced to CNC (computer controlled machines) as well as more traditional methods through the actual construction of various projects. The Advanced Metal course is offered the following semester in which students continue to learn more of the fundamentals of metal and metal design.
This course is a twenty-week introduction to the fundamentals of woodworking and woodworking design. Students will learn how to use both hand tools and power tools to accurately shape and join wood. The Advanced Wood course is offered the following semester in which students continue to learn more of the fundamentals of woodworking and woodworking design.