Creative Technologies Professional Certificate Eligible Classes

Browse classes that will apply toward completion of the Creative Technologies Professional Certificate. These classes must be taken for credit in order to apply to the program.

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Online - Asynchronous
Sep 28 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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Enter the world of infographics. Learn what kind of graph to use in which scenario and how to present information in a way that is relevant for consumers. Students will learn about the growing field of information design. By the end of the course, you will have created your own infographic on a topic of your choice. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Nov 2 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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This class will focus on the creative possibilities within digital photography. For most teachers, updating skill sets can be a challenge, both technically and creatively, with the evolving state of hardware, software, and students' growing abilities. In this workshop, students will explore the advances made within the two main digital imaging programs: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom, as well as develop creative and engaging assignments for a wide range of high school classrooms.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 22 - Jun 26
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This workshop will focus on the mechanical operations of a Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera, and with those skills, learn how to best formulate projects and assignments for high school students.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). The class will explore how the web works: Tags; links; images; lists; tables; forms; web standards (old, new, and evolving); directory structure; wireframing; web development best practices; and will lay the foundation for further web development. This five week online class is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Jul 5
Online - Asynchronous
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