Photoshop for Teachers: Introductory Level, Hair, Spring 2020

Course Number: EDU 5515 C48
Instructor: Jennifer Hair
Location: Online
Dates & Times: March 2 - April 6, 2020
Credits: 3 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $975

Note: Course payment or purchase order of $975, payable to Castleton University, is due at the time of registration. A purchase order number can be entered into the online registration form. If paying by check, please mail the check to: Financial & Registration Services, Castleton University, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05735. To help us ensure that your payment is applied to the correct course, PLEASE WRITE “CFS” IN THE CHECK MEMO LINE. Thank you.

Course Description

Adobe's Photoshop program has become a mainstay to create and edit graphics as well as create and manipulate images. It's fun to use, and it can turn the most amateur photographer to a professional with just a few clicks of the mouse. This course will take a look at the basic yet powerful features of Photoshop.  Even as a BEGINNER, there are vast possibilities. Participants are encouraged to use their own images for project creation.  If you've wanted to start using Photoshop but didn't know where to start, this is the course for you!

Audience: All Educators 

Course Objectives/Goals

  • Create activities that incorporate highly dynamic instructional techniques into the classroom
  • Create lessons and activities that will promote interactive learning
  • Explore and actively engage in the use of Photoshop and its use in education.
  • Gain a working knowledge of Photoshop, develop skills in editing and altering photographs through a basic understanding of the toolbar, layers, and adjustments panel
  • Analyze considerations of Photoshop for classroom use by creating, designing, and developing appropriate projects in Photoshop.
  • Discover and explore educational resources dedicated to the future of visual
  • Publish original designs

National Standards:

This course will apply the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS), and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)


  1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
  2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
  3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
  4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
  5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership


  1. Teachers are Committed to Students and their Learning
  2. Teachers Know the Subjects they teach and How to teach those Subjects to Students
  3. Teachers are responsible for Managing and Monitoring Student Learning.
  4. Teachers Think Systematically about their Practice and Learn from the Experience.
  5. Teachers are Members of Learning Communities.

 Required Texts

Instructor will provide all tutorial materials and content, however learners must have access to ADOBE PHOTOSHOP software program. 

Course Expectations

Contact the instructor for a full course syllabus, including the weekly schedule.

For Additional Course Information

Jennifer Hair
(816) 225-9338

For Additional Registration Information:

Bethany Sprague

(802) 468-1325

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