NC.VOC-021A - Adobe Phot Cert Training I - Alma Juarez
|Course:||Adobe Phot Cert Training I|
I would like to introduce myself to you. I am Alma Juárez (pronounced Who - Ah - r Eh z), and your instructor for this online course. Welcome to a course that will introduce you to basic design principles necessary for completion of the Adobe Certified Associate level examination in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC.
The course is designed to teach you fundamental image preparation, communications, content considerations, terminology, and design principles applied within the Adobe Photoshop CC interface. Therefore, access to Adobe Photoshop CC is necessary for the successful completion of this course. COC provides access to Adobe Photoshop for students.
Introduces the fundamental skills for working in the Design Industry, including needs for preparing images, communications, content considerations, key terminology, and basic design principles necessary for completion of the Adobe Certified Associate level examination in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop CC.
What to Expect in this Course
This is a two (2) week course that will require approximately 4-8 hours of time per week and your presence on the class discussion is required. You will have to complete all assignments to pass the course.
This course is divided into Learning Unit Modules. Each Learning Unit Module is approximately one week in length. Generally, for each Learning Unit Module you can expect to complete the following coursework:
Review lectures and videos online
Complete one (1) Design Assignment
Participate in one (1) online critique
You should be computer literate, with at least basic knowledge of Internet navigation and email procedures. The college can only provide minimal technological support.
The course will be delivered through Canvas – click here for information about the learning management system at COC.
Email: Student E-mail - In order to comply with FERPA, correspondence with the college not coming from your COC student email account will be disregarded. I will be sending out announcements through the course site and you will miss important information if you forget to check your email. Certain e-mail providers will either block or forward emails automatically to a bulk mail folder. Please double check that course email communications are not in your spam folder.
Types of Assessments
Design and Adobe Photoshop CC projects
Other Relevant Course Information
Adding the class: Students will be sent add codes in the order of the waitlist. Please check your email a few days BEFORE the class begins. Because this is a short-term class, the course moves too quickly for late adds.
As per education code, I am required to drop students for non-participation. Students who don’t complete the first week’s course work will be automatically dropped from the course.
At College of the Canyons, we do offer a section of this online course two (2) times per semester. Please check the schedule of classes if you would like to register for a future section.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: email@example.com)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.
Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.
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Last updated: 05/11/2022 Sub#: 1348