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Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

$425.00
30 Clock Hours 18 Days 30 AIA LUs

Location

Online Dates

Grading Option

Textbooks

Prerequisites

Computer Hardware Requirements

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Overview

This Intermediate, online Photoshop training class is designed for individuals who have completed Introduction to Photoshop and wish to further apply, reinforce, and expand upon their Photoshop skills.

This online course reinforces Photoshop techniques and expands tool utilization and strategies using a project-based approach. Students will walk through real-world project scenario phases including planning, goal-oriented design, and export, ultimately creating three unique banners for a fictional construction client.

During this Intermediate online Photoshop class, students will advance their Photoshop skills and techniques, expanding their ability to also set project requirements, utilize transparent masks, and stitch diverse images into photo composites.


Learning Objectives

  • Reinforce the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop and appropriately use these tools for the desired adjustments and corrections.
  • Carry out techniques to adjust, enhance, supplement, and compose files necessary to produce marketing materials.
  • Incorporate client’s determined goals, audience, and branding.
  • Assess and adjust image strategy based on determined marketing and design goals.

Intended Audience

This intermediate, online Photoshop class is designed for architects, interior designers, engineers, graphic designers and other professionals wanting to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit photographs and to create marketing pieces for their professional practices.


Grading

Class participants will receive a grade based on their competency proven in the assessments (quizzes and tests) and their participation in the discussion forums.

Class grades will be determined by the total number of points achieved in the following categories:


Reading Assessments 10%
Discussion/Participation 10%
Hands-on Assessments 20%
Midterm 20%
Final 40%

Final grades are determined using the following scale:


Letter Grade Percent Grade Points
A+ 98 - 100 4.00
A 94 - 97 3.67
A- 90 - 93 3.50
B+ 87 - 89 3.33
B 83 - 86 3.00
B- 80 - 82 2.67
C+ 77 - 79 2.33
C 73 - 76 2.00
C- 70 - 72 1.67
D+ 67 - 69 1.33
D 63 - 66 1.00
D- 60 - 62 0.67
F 0 - 59 0.00

The weighted values will be summed into total points achieved.


Open Labs

Open labs are available for use in completing homework assignments and for additional "practice time" for all of our students who are within a convenient driving distance of our San Diego campus.

There is an additional cost for technical support setting up your computer system loading the Adobe software, if you need that additional support. Please contact our Program Manager at 619-758-9300 or learn@vdci.edu to receive that information.


Adobe Certification Objectives

The curriculum covered in this course includes the following Adobe Certification objectives:

Domain 1.0

  • Setting Project Requirements

Domain 2.0

  • Understanding Digital Images

Domain 3.0

  • Understanding Adobe Photoshop

Domain 4.0

  • Creating Digital Images Using Adobe Photoshop

Domain 5.0

  • Publishing Digital Images Using Adobe Photoshop

Certification / Accreditation

  • State of California Approval - Our individual courses, training bundles and technology certificate programs are approved by the State of California's Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) for both online and onsite learning.
  • National Accreditation - Our institution is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). All of our courses are regulated and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Course Prerequisites

  • Fundamental working knowledge of the Windows environment.

Computer Hardware Requirements

Materials Required

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop

Textbook

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book

Our classes are fast-track, accelerated courses.

If you have ANY CONCERNS about your computer competency, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you improve your computer skills before attending the class.

Downloads

Syllabus

Discussion Forums

There are two discussion forums for the course, the Student Forum and the Graded Forum.

The Student Forum is for you to interact with your fellow classmates, to discuss issues you are having, and get to know one other much like you would in a classroom environment.

The Graded Discussion Forum requires an initial post and a response to another student. These will be part of your final grade.

VDCI Student Lounge

The VDCI Student Lounge is open to all VDCI Students and Alumni. In the Student Lounge, you are welcome to ask general questions to your VDCI colleagues. Instructors and VDCI staff regularly chime in. This is a great center of engagement for our VDCI community.

Course Lessons

Students will receive a detailed syllabus once they are enrolled in the course.

Lesson 1 - Equivalent of seven (7) On-Site Clock Hours
Create a banner with A City.

Lesson 2 - Equivalent of eight (8) On-Site Clock Hours
Create a banner with Construction Worker in Color & Construction Icons.

Lesson 3 - Equivalent of seven (7) On-Site Clock Hours
Remove Crane & Place Man with Crane in Scenes.

Lesson 4 - Equivalent of eight (8) On-Site Clock Hours
Create Banner with Composite Photo and Export Final Banners.

Schedule

ONLINE

cadteacher / vdci online course – ALL COURSES

YearScheduleLocation
2019 Quarter 1
Mar 29 - Apr 15, 2019 ONLINE
Quarter 2
Apr 19 - May 06, 2019 ONLINE
May 10 - May 27, 2019 ONLINE
May 31 - Jun 17, 2019 ONLINE
Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2019 ONLINE
Quarter 3
Jul 12 - Jul 29, 2019 ONLINE
Aug 02 - Aug 19, 2019 ONLINE
Aug 23 - Sep 09, 2019 ONLINE
Sep 13 - Sep 30, 2019 ONLINE
Quarter 4
Oct 04 - Oct 21, 2019 ONLINE
Oct 25 - Nov 11, 2019 ONLINE
Nov 15 - Dec 02, 2019 ONLINE
Dec 06 - Dec 23, 2019 ONLINE
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