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Course Description

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This course is designed specifically to introduce students to the key concepts and basic tools used in Adobe Photoshop. Topics include image resolution, using layers, modifying and transforming selections, image editing and adjustments using layers and filters, and output parameters and protocol for web, devices and print. Students will also learn through presentations, discussions, and critiques. 

For online Adobe courses, students are responsible for purchasing their own software. In-class courses are held in OCAD U's computer labs using the latest software.

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Now, when you enroll in a course with the School of Continuing Studies, we are offering a 6-month Adobe Creative Cloud License at 50% off. That’s only $36 per month. Simply add Adobe CC to your cart when you register for a course and start creating! 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Differentiate between relevant vocabularies of digital formats by exploring the structure, organization, content creation and visual communication applying unique Abobe Photoshop CC designs.
  • Interpret the contextual uses of digital design formats and apply Abobe Photoshop CC techniques to visually construct and communicate their vision to audiences.
  • Demonstrate critical knowledge of Abobe Photoshop CC by studying and skillfully applying the full range of the software’s creation and editing capabilities to create their own design.
  • Create Photoshop CC designs using thoughtful, visual communication.
  • Critique individual’s preliminary work using professional examples and develop the visual acuity to plan the best revisions for their own final Abobe Photoshop CC designs.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Type
Online
Dates
Apr 22, 2024 to Jun 02, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Additional Fee(s)
Adobe CC $216.00 Optional
Instructors
Required Software/Supplies
Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class.
Section Notes

Online courses are delivered in an asynchronous format through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in a Continuing Studies online course at OCAD U.

Important: Online courses have firm start and end dates. Each assignment has its own deadline. Extensions are not granted.

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

Section Title
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Type
Studio
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
May 21, 2024 to Jun 25, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
Delivery Options
In-Person  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $500.00
Additional Fee(s)
Adobe CC $216.00 Optional
Instructors
Required Software/Supplies
Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class.
Section Notes

Online courses are delivered in an asynchronous format through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in a Continuing Studies online course at OCAD U.

Important: Online courses have firm start and end dates. Each assignment has its own deadline. Extensions are not granted.

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.