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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| Evaluated Learning Experience

Adobe CS5

30 hours ( 5 weeks)
Lockeford, CA

March 2011 - December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Photoshop: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss issues related to image use and copyright; customize the Photoshop environment; create, arrange, and transform layer styles to apply effects to layer contents; repair image defects, erase complex background areas, and use the adjustments panel to create adjustment layers; create a Web photo gallery; use Photo downloader to import images from a camera or memory card. Flash: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the capabilities of the Flash CS5 and the files it generates; create a file from a template; import images; create text blocks and custom colors and gradient; apply color effects; create static and rollover buttons and attach audio to buttons; create accessible content for screen readers; optimize and test a Flash application and publish a Flash application; and publish a Flash application as a SWF file and insert in into a Web page. Dreamweaver: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss basic Internet, HTML concepts, basic project management principles, effective communications management, and Web site planning; identify components of Dreamweaver CS5 workspace and create a custom workspace; create tables and nested tables; write effective table summaries; create links to other pages and resources; create named anchors and link to them; write appropriate alternate text; modify image properties; insert and modify background images; recognize copyright issues; connect to a remote server; and upload and update a site.
This exercise-based course is presented in an accelerated learning environment. Instructional methods focus on lecture/discussions and demonstrations, supervised labs, quizzes, and projects. Topics include: Adobe Photoshop CS5: image copyrights, digital images; Photoshop environment; working with layers and effects; adjusting, retouching, resizing, and preparing finished images. Adobe Flash CS5: Flash interface; file settings; texts and basic shapes; freeform drawing and editing; formatting objects; timeline animation and interactive buttons; and publishing applications. Adobe Dreamweaver CS5: internet and project management basics; Web sites and pages; structure and style; tables; links; image formats and attributes; and publishing.(Prerequisite: IC3 class and/or experience using office applications.)
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division associate/baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Multimedia (4/11).