Photography and Digital Imaging Foundations Micro-Credential

This micro-credential provides students with the essential skills required to produce high-quality photographs using a digital SLR camera. Students will learn how to edit and modify their images using Adobe Photoshop. Organizing and exporting photographs to print and other online platforms will be explored.

Micro-credential includes two courses:

  1. Introduction to Digital Photography 
  2. Intermediate Adobe Photoshop 

Register at least two business days in advance of each course.

This stackable micro-credential can be applied towards the Continuing Studies certificate in Photography, Video, and Animation Studio Skills as two qualifying courses.


What is a Micro-Credential?

Micro-credentials are short, focused credentials that verify mastery of a skill or competency, and are designed to target high-demand skills, leading to faster hiring.

Micro-credentials are awarded in a digital form, which is verified, secure and shareable with peers, employers and educational providers.

Micro-credentials are not for university degree credit.

Working with Your OCAD U Account

As a student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to the OCAD U learning management system, called Canvas.

Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Login at canvas.ocadu.ca. 

Contact continuingstudies@ocadu.ca for assistance using your Canvas account.

Other questions about Micro-Credentials and registration? We are here to help - contact cstudies@unbc.ca

Qualifications
  • Students must complete the two qualifying courses within twelve months. 
  • Students must submit the online micro-credential request form along with the administrative fee to obtain the micro-credential and digital badge.
  • Instructors assess the student's work and issue a grade of pass or fail.
  • Students must receive a passing grade in the course, for the course to qualify for the micro-credential.

Learning Outcomes

  • An in-depth understanding of digital camera functions
  • A basic understanding of photographic composition theory
  • An intermediate understanding of the editing and image modification capabilities in Adobe Photoshop
  • The ability to organize, edit, and export photographs for print and other online platforms
Location:
Online

Course Requirements

Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. Regular access to a computer with a webcam and microphone, high speed broadband internet connection, and a digital camera or smartphone is required.

Details

Course Cancellations

Please note that courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.

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