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Course Description

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a photo editing and management program offered by Adobe, allowing users to manage and edit multiple images at once using the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom interface.   This course was designed to teach you the features in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, as well as help you master the skills needed to be able to successfully use the program.   No previous experience is required.  Both the beginner and seasoned user can benefit from this course as it starts with the basics of the program including navigation and continues on to more advanced features. 

In this course, you will learn how to:

·    Import images into the program

·    Organize images using metadata and collections

·    Make color corrections to images

·    Crop, rotate and straighten images

·    Use tools to add gradients, remove objects, and add effects

·    Add borders and backgrounds to images

·    Create and publish photobooks and stunning slideshows

·    Print images using layouts and templates

·    Create online photo galleries

·    Export images

·    And more

You do not need to have access to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to take or complete this course. However, it is recommended.  Please note that a 30 day free trial of the current version of  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is available on the Adobe website for those who want to follow along with the course.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have the following:

- Adobe Lighthouse 5 (recommended) *
- a high school reading level.

No books will be required.
*students interested can download the free trial version of the current version of Adobe Lightroom  for this course. 

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Introduction to Photoshop Lightroom

Lesson 2: Managing Images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Lesson 3: Becoming Familiar with the Workspace

Lesson 4: Importing Images

Lesson 5: Organizing Images in Lightroom

Lesson 6: Editing and Adjusting Images

Lesson 7: Editing and Adjusting Images Continued

Lesson 8: Photobooks

Lesson 9: Creating Slideshows

Lesson 10: Printing Images

Lesson 11: Publishing to the Web

Lesson 12: Keeping Your Images and Data Safe

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class. In order to fully benefit from this course, though, you do need access to Adobe Lighthouse.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review exam along with an assignment. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Photoshop Lightroom and how it can be useful for your digital photos.
  • Demonstrate managing images in adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
  • Demonstrate importing, editing, and organizing images in Lightroom.
  • Demonstrate creating and using Photobooks.
  • Demonstrate creating slideshows.
  • Demonstrate printing images and publishing to the web, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment: Introduction to Photoshop Lighroom for Beginners1
Lesson 1 Exam10
Lesson 2 Assignment1
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Assignment1
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Assignment1
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Assignment1
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Assignment1
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Assignment1
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Assignment1
Lesson 8 Exam8
Lesson 9 Assignment1
Lesson 9 Exam10
Lesson 10 Assignment1
Lesson 10 Exam9
Lesson 11 Assignment1
Lesson 11 Exam10
Lesson 12 Assignment1
Lesson 12 Exam9
The Final Exam53
Total Points:181

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