Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Brent Dunn
Mr. Dunn received his Bachelor degree from Pittsburg State University and his Masters in Education from Natinal Louis University. He began teaching in 1994 when he joined the Osceola Middle School staff. Mr. Dunn teaches Computer Applications /Game Development /Technology Education.
He has been a guest professor / speaker at the Leyte Institute of Technology, Tacloban City, Philippines
Mr. Dunn is Industry certified in Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Premier CC, IC3 Spark, Key Applications, Computer Fundamentals and Living Online.
Mr. Dunn's philosophy is "smile, you'll have more fun!"
Mr. Dunn is the sponsor of Gaming club.
In his classes we use many different software applications. The emerging curriculum changes with new technology and trends. Mr. Dunn's focus is to give students the skills and access to software that will help them learn about specific jobs and assist them in choosing a career path. He also reinforces their academic subjects through interdisciplinary studies while completing lessons in class.
These are some of the software programs that are currently available to our students;
Career Strands: Photography, Graphic Artist, Publishing
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom
Career Strands: Multiple career applications
Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Publisher
Career Strands: Video Game Designer, Computer Programmer, Computer Engineer, Animator, Audio Engineer, 3D Modeler, Graphic Artist, Script Writer
Game Maker (free program available at www.yoyogames.com)
Career Strands: Recording Engineer, Musician, Jingle Writer, Loop Artist, Sound Effects Artist, Foley Sony Acid Music
Career Strands: Drafting, Architect, Animator, 3D Modeling
Google Sketchup (free program available at http://sketchup.google.com/)
Career Strands: Website Designer, Web Master
Career Strands: Computer Animator, 3D modeling
Blender (free program available at http://www.blender.org)
Here is another free program available to students who may like photoshop, but do not have the software at home. www.gimp.org Gimp is a free software that is similar to Adobe Photoshop Elements.