Adobe design products are used worldwide in the design and film industry. This course will focus on Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop™ is the cornerstone product for Adobe. It is also the beginning certification to acquire if you choose to move further in your design career. You will learn beginning and intermediate techniques by watching ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) training videos and practicing the taught techniques. This is absolutely the proven, best way to learn the software. Be certain to watch EVERY tutorial and take the quiz before and after the unit videos. The video tutorials are vital to your understanding Photoshop and being successful with the software.
There will also be demonstrations, lectures, and videos from different sources to instruct and inspire your learning. Basic design principles will be discussed with each lesson. No previous experience is necessary to take this course.
Students can earn college credit with Southwestern Oregon Community College by passing the Adobe Certified Associate exam through Certiport at the end of the course.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday January 21-23, 2020
Student Learning Objectives
The material taught in this class is based on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards. Students in this program will seek to become a:
Student will recognize the rights and responsibilities of living, learning, and working in an interconnected digital world and practices safe, legal and ethical use of software and hardware.
Gather, locate, organize, analyze, evaluate and use information
Student uses a variety of technologies to create new, useful, and imaginative solutions. Student uses digital skills to produce creative products.
Student communicates clearly and creatively using platforms, tools, styles, formats, and digital media appropriately.
Student collaborate with others and works effectively in teams locally and globally.
Methods of Instruction
The lessons and materials for this class are all online, although we will be working face-to-face every day. This is a hands-on course where students will be using computers every day. Most of the work is project-based with lectures, discussions, videos, and demonstrations.