Photoshop in the Classroom: Back to the Basics (P-12)
Instructor: Ted Mainella
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
Partner Course Fee: $695
Photoshop in the Classroom is designed to introduce this powerful program to teachers. Participants will learn the basics of the software, scanning procedures, digital photography and storage and retrieval of images on the Internet after being presented with a strong theoretical base based on the latest technology and research. Participants will create projects for use in the classroom and also learn how to involve their students in the use of Photoshop using underlying principles and concepts based on Bloom’s taxonomy. Students of course participants will know, value and be able to implement at least five specific classroom strategies which will positively effect student achievement. The many activities and strategies that are modeled, shared and experienced can be immediately implemented into the classroom setting.
As result of participation in this course students will:
- Understand the theoretical base and underlying principles and concepts of the course content.
- Become familiar with the basic techniques of Photoshop.
- Create and store digital images via scanner, camera and software.
- Become proficient in the digital world of scanners, cameras, CDs and DVDs.
- Increase understanding by creating and manipulating digital images.
- Save and retrieve digital images from disks, local networks and the Internet.
- Locate and utilize web storage for digital images.
- Transfer images to users for printing.
- Design and complete creative projects for use in the K-12 classroom.
- Integrate Photoshop images with MS Word and PowerPoint.
- Plan appropriate application of this new technology to specific instructional situations.
- Select, design and develop materials and strategies to use in the classroom.
- Develop the ability to integrate the new technology across the curriculum at all level.
- Identify and apply appropriate state standards for technology skills and integration.
- Students of participants will know, value and be able to implement at least five specific classroom strategies which will positively effect student achievement.
Aronoff, Janee, Costello, Nyree, Cromhout, Gavin & Shah, Vikas. (2002). Photoshop 7 Professional Photographic Techniques. Berkeley, CA, Apress Company.
(Written by pros, including the latest features from Photoshop 7, the authors of Professional Photographic Techniques will reveal not only how to recreate darkroom techniques without turning out the lights, but also how to create images well beyond traditional barriers.)
The total cost includes the NDSU professional development graduate credit.
You will be directed to the IGS website for registration.