The Adobe Certified Associate ACA
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification is the perfect place to recognize and inspire creativity in your students. It allows students to approach tasks and projects in new ways, working out solutions they couldn’t have seen before; and helping you as a teacher become involved with your student’s creative process on a new level.
ACA certification offers your students a foundation for success by validating their digital skills, and offering you the ability to assess your student’s progress, engagement, and involvement.
تعد شهادة Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) المكان المثالي للتعرف على الإبداع والإلهام لدى طلابك. إنها تتيح للطلاب التعامل مع المهام والمشاريع بطرق جديدة ، والعمل على إيجاد حلول لم يتمكنوا من رؤيتها من قبل ؛ ومساعدتك كمدرس على المشاركة في العملية الإبداعية لطلابك في مستوى جديد.
تقدم شهادة ACA لطلابك أساسًا للنجاح من خلال التحقق من صحة مهاراتهم الرقمية ، وتوفر لك القدرة على تقييم تقدم الطالب ومشاركته.
- Module 1: Working in the Design Industry
- Identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing images. Determine whether content is relevant to the purpose, audience, and audience needs.
- Determine the type of copyright, permissions, and licensing required to use specific content. Identify legal and ethical considerations for using third-party content. Identify when and how to obtain permission to use images of people and locations.
- Demonstrate knowledge of key terminology related to digital images. Demonstrate knowledge of digital image terminology. Demonstrate knowledge of how color is created in digital images.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic design principles and best practices employed in the design industry. Communicate visually using the elements and principles of design and common design techniques. Identify and use common typographic adjustments to create contrast, hierarchy, and enhanced readability/legibility. Demonstrate knowledge of common photographic/cinematic composition terms and principles.
- Module 2: Project Setup and Interface
- Create a document with the appropriate settings for web, print, and video Set appropriate document settings for printed and onscreen images. Create a new document preset to reuse for specific project needs.
- Navigate, organize, and customize the application workspace. Identify and manipulate elements of the Photoshop interface Organize and customize the workspace. Configure application preferences.
- Use non-printing design tools in the interface to aid in design or workflow. Navigate a project Use rulers. Use guides and grids.
- Import assets into a project. Open or import images from various devices. Place assets in a Photoshop document. Use the Adobe Camera Raw interface to process images.
- Manage colors, swatches, and gradients. Set the active foreground and background color. Create and customize gradients. Create and edit swatches
- Manage brushes, symbols, styles, and patterns. Open and browse libraries of included brushes, symbols, graphic styles, and patterns. Create and edit brushes, symbols, styles, and patterns.
- Module 3: Organizing Documents
- Use layers to manage design elements. Use the Layers panel to modify layers. Manage layers in a complex project. Work with multiple layers. Flatten and merge layers.. Recognize the different types of layers in the Layers panel.
- Modify layer visibility using opacity, blending modes, and masks. Adjust a layer’s opacity, blending mode, and fill opacity. Create, apply, and manipulate masks.
- Understand the difference between destructive and nondestructive editing. Nondestructive editing: Smart Objects, Smart Filters, and adjustment layers. Destructive editing: painting, adjustments, erasing, and rasterizing.
- Module 4: Creating and Modifying Visual Elements
- Use core tools and features to create visual elements Create images using a variety of tools Modify and edit vector images using a variety of vector tools.
- Add and manipulate text using appropriate typographic settings Use type tools to add typography to a design Adjust character settings in a design. Adjust paragraph settings in a design Convert text to graphics.
- Make, manage, and manipulate selections Make selections using a variety of tools Modify and refine selections using various methods Save and load selections
- Transform digital graphics and media. Modify the canvas or artboards. Rotate, flip, and modify individual layers, objects, selections, groups, or graphical elements.
- Use basic reconstructing and retouching techniques to manipulate digital graphics and media. Apply basic auto-correction methods and tools. Use various tools to repair and reconstruct images. Evaluate or adjust the appearance of objects, selections, or layers using various tools. Apply photographic changes to images using tools and adjustments.
- Modify the appearance of design elements by using filters and styles. Use filters to modify images destructively or non-destructively. Apply, modify, copy, and remove layer styles. Create, manage, and save custom layer styles.
- Module 5:Publishing Digital Media
- Prepare images for export to web, print, and video.