The course is structured with lectures/demonstrations, assigned readings, computerlabs/studios, outside assignments. Lab/studio work applies lecture content directly tothe development of related problem solving skills.A typical class period will consist of a lecture/demonstration and/or in-class group work,followed by independent lab work. Readings from the textbook along withsupplemental readings will be assigned for each topic. Students will be expected tohave read the material before the class for which it is assigned.A commitment of time outside of class will be required to complete the assignedprojects and readings. During the lecture/demonstration portion of class, studentsshould take notes. The information covered will deal with the specific assignmentrequirements of technical information related to the skill/project. It is critical that youwork productively during lab times as the lab is reserved only for students enrolled inthis course. Outside of class hours, students from across the university can access thelab and space may be limited. Please plan accordingly.
All work is to be submitted electronically, via D2L or the class blog. The purpose of theblog is for both the submission and public exhibition of your work. An invitation will besent to your email addresses, through which you will join the blog as a contributor. Yourwork will then be posted by the assigned due dates, and comments on others' work isencouraged. The blog can be found at
Representative samples of student project work may be selected and retained by theschool for program records. The student work, thereby, becomes the property of theprogram. The student whose work has been selected may have access to the work inorder to make photographic copies.
tentative schedule (subject to change)
DateMajor TopicsMajor Project DueWeek 1
Jan 11/12Introduction/Syllabus Jan 13/14Photoshop Introduction
Jan 18/19University Holiday/No Class Jan 20/21Photo Manipulation
Jan 25/26Lab: Photoshop Jan 27/28Photoshop Rendering 1
Photo Manipulation DueWeek 4
Feb 01/02Photoshop Rendering 2Feb 03/04Lab: Photoshop
Feb 08/09Lab: PhotoshopFeb 10/11Lab: Photoshop