ACA Test Prep Site
P H O T O S H O P
Week 4: February 19-22
Unit 2: Ena the Ballerina should be finished this week. Remember to show Ena and your Unit 2 quiz results screen to get credit.
Week 3: February 11-15
Want to succeed in this class? There are 124 videos to watch, and you have 37 class sessions left, which means that you should watch at least 3 videos per class session and do the accompanying projects.
Week 2: February 4-7
  • Watch the introduction and complete the Quiz 1 test before you
    do the 1st Unit of lessons.

    Proceed through the videos:101-108 and take Quiz 1 again. This might take a week.
    Show me your screen with your quiz score. Do not worry, your score will not have a huge impact on your grade. I encourage you to take the quiz several times because it is a good strategy to pound the software control specifics into you head.
  • ALL Photoshop students (regardless of your experience)
    ASSIGNMENT #1: Comic Book Effect    DUE FRI., FEB. 15 - no late work accepted
    (deadlines are absolute in the real-world, and this is a career-readiness class) Class projects are 30% of your grade.
    1. Using your cell phone, have someone take a photo of you against the neutral gray background in the classroom. If you wish, you can have more than one person in the photo. Email that photo to yourself.
    2. Watch the video above. Then, go to Photoshop Cafe and follow the written step-by-step directions.
    3. Name the completed file: YourFullName.jpg and use the Bear button at the top of this webpage to turn-in the assignment.
Week 1: January 28 - February 1, 2019
This semester you will be learning how to efficiently and effectively use the Adobe software, Photoshop. You can earn college credit by passing the Adobe Certified Associate exam (optional) at the end of the course.

You are responsible for your learning. You will be watching training videos made by the best in the business: ACA Test Prep by Brainbuffet Elite (or click on the red, circle, logo at the top of the page). From the videos you will create Photoshop projects that will further cement your understanding of this complex software.

There will also be other projects on this website that y do. There will be a final exam (taken from the ACA Practice Quiz) and a culminating project at the end of the semester.

Once the Certiport testing software is installed, those who have been waiting since last semester should have the opportunity to take the ACA exams.
ALL STUDENTS
You are going to save EVERYTHING that you create this semester in a portfolio. Sign up for an free account on Adobe Portfolio

Tutorial on how to build a site on Adobe Portfolio.
NEW STUDENTS
Watch the introduction and complete the Quiz 1 test before you
do the 1st Unit of lessons.

Proceed through the videos:101-108 and take Quiz 1 again. This might take a week.
Show me your screen with your quiz score. Do not worry, your score will not have a huge impact on your grade. I encourage you to take the quiz several times because it is a good strategy to pound the software control specifics into you head.
ALWAYS take the practice test BEFORE AND AFTER watching the videos- This strategy is PROVEN to help you remember the information!

When taking the test AFTER the exam, see
how you do without using any Hints!
Students Continuing from Semester 1
  1. Watch the Video at right: 5 Common Mistakes in Photoshop
  2. Continue to watch the ACA Test Prep videos
  3. By the end of the week, you should have watched Unit 5 videos.
    Show me your quiz results for Unit 5.
  4. ASSIGNMENT using Pantone Color of the Year.
    Due on Friday, Feb. 8 - no late work will be accepted.