Online Class: Photoshop Elements Version 7.0 (or earlier)

In this course, you'll learn your way around Elements to make navigating it a breeze. You'll also learn all the features and how to utilize the options so that editing, organizing, and sharing your photos is quick and fun.

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  • 13
    Lessons
  • 25
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 598
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 6
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.6
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

The Photoshop Elements software package is a condensed version of the popular Adobe Photoshop. Lesser priced, it contains all the features of Photoshop, but contains fewer options that are much easier to understand. Elements was designed with the consumer in mind and is ideal for any budding photography enthusiast, home user with photos they want to organize or edit, or for anyone wishing to do basic photo manipulation or graphic arts. Unlike Photoshop, navigating through Elements and completing tasks is simple. Whether you want to share, organize, or edit photos, you can do it quickly and easily using Elements.

In this course, you'll learn your way around Elements to make navigating it a breeze. You'll also learn all the features and how to utilize the options so that editing, organizing, and sharing your photos is quick and fun. 

You'll learn how to:

Ø Upload your photos into Elements.

Ø Organize your photos in albums and catalogs.

Ø Adjust the colors in your photos to make them crisp and clear.

Ø Change the mood of your photos.

Ø Crop and resize photos and images.

Ø Add layers.

Ø Print images.

Ø Create albums, calendars, and other projects.

Ø Save your projects.

Ø Share your photo projects with others. This includes online albums, slideshows, photo emails, and more!


 
It doesn't matter if you already use Elements or you're completely new to the software. All lessons are comprehensive and easy-to-understand. Using step-by-step directions, you'll master even the most complex tasks. By the end of this course, you'll know everything about Elements that you need to know to easily organize, edit, print, and share your photos and images
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(591 votes)

Lesson 1: Introduction to Photoshop Elements

If you're a photography enthusiast or have the need to edit photos or graphics, then you'll absolutely love Photoshop Elements. This software program is simply a condensed version of the well-known software program Photoshop. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Photoshop Elements; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 1: Introduction to Photoshop Elements

Lesson 2: The Organizer Environment

In this lesson, we're going to discuss the features and options associated with the Organizer environment. Let's start by opening Element and clicking on Organizer on the Welcome Screen. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Photographs
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 2: The Organizer Environment

Lesson 3: Edit Modes

Elements is a neat software program because it has different interfaces (or environments) for all of its features.In this lesson and over the next few, we're going to learn about the Edit environment. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 3: Edit Modes

Lesson 4: The Basics of Color

There are two color models in Elements that allow you to set color for your images. The first model is based on the way that the human eye sees color. Using this model, you can adjust the colors for hue, saturation, and brightness or HSB. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 4: The Basics of Color

Lesson 5: Painting Tools

Elements provides several tools to apply and add color. The Paint tools are just an example of these. Paint allows you to add color using brushes, just like you would with a real paint brush. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 5: Painting Tools

Lesson 6: Making Selections

When you make a selection, you select part of an image. You can select parts of an image to cut it out, copy it, smooth the edges, anti-alias, and several other options. 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 6: Making Selections

Lesson 7: Filling and Stroking

In this lesson, we're going to learn how to do fillings as well as the different types of fills that you can apply to your images. 8 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 7: Filling and Stroking

Lesson 8: Layers

If you've never worked with any type of a photo editing program before or have very little experience, the subject of layers may just make you cringe. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 8: Layers

Lesson 9: Text

Using Elements, you can also add text to images. This can be fun if you want to be a little creative or even if you need to add text to explain an image. 9 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 9: Text

Lesson 10: Create Shapes

Using Elements, you can draw shapes in your images. Shapes are vector graphics. They are comprised of lines and curves, and they are known by their geometric characteristics instead of by pixels. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 10: Create Shapes

Lesson 11: Sponge Tool

The Sponge tool is used to bring out or mute the color of an object or an area of an image by saturating or desaturating it. 10 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 11: Sponge Tool

Lesson 12: Lighting, Color, Contrast and Clarity

This lesson is going to focus on adjusting the lighting, color, contrast, and clarity in your photos. If you're a hobbyist photographer, you'll really benefit from everything we discuss, so sit back and get ready. 11 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 12: Lighting, Color, Contrast and Clarity

Lesson 13: Printing, Sharing, and Creating

When you're finished organizing and editing your images, you may want to print them out.You can print images from any environment in the Elements software program. For this lesson, we're going to print from the Organizer environment. 69 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Favorite Technique; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 13: Printing, Sharing, and Creating
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
184
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the organizer environment.
  • Demonstrate edit modes.
  • Demonstrate using the basics of color.
  • Demonstrate using painting tools.
  • Demonstrate making selections.
  • Demonstrate filling and stroking.
  • Demonstrate using layers, text, shapes, and the Sponge tool.
  • Demonstrate lighting, color, contrast and clarity.
  • Demonstrate printing, sharing, and creating.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

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Course Title: Photoshop Elements Version 7.0 (or earlier)
Course Number: 7550186
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (591 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: December 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: UniversalClass Instructional Team
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $75.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "Everything that dealt with Elements itself was very good." -- Paul D.
  • "All of it was helpful! Thank you so much." -- Jane B.
  • "Great instructor." -- Barbara C.
  • "Opening me to a fresh perspective on life with my new camera-of which I knew nothing-and new knowledge of Photoshop Elements. I loved the learning and mastering the modern processing. The instruction proceeded at an even pace in gradations making the learning delightful. Positive feedback always." -- Donald M.
  • "Gradually learning the tools etc. step-by-step kept me motivated. Doing an assignment for each lesson was also a good motivator." -- Marian G.
  • "I found the explanation of the Photoshop elements tools the most helpful. They were to-the-point explanations that were easy to understand." -- Amy D.
  • "Good explaination of each of the tools." -- John V.

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