Course Number and Title: VSC 277 Advanced Photo and Video Editing
This course provides individualized work on a practical field assignment or specified series of advanced photography and video assignments that prepare students for entry into the photography and video profession.
- Access, use, and store data using a Macintosh or personal computer (PC) based platform. (CCC 2, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 2)
- Apply the elements and principles of design to photographs, and create videos. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 3, 4, 5)
- Develop assignment proposals, and apply project management, copyright and fair use, and teamwork to develop video and photography projects. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 1, 3, 4, 5, 6)
- Create photos and videos using technology, materials, and lighting techniques that express issues pertaining to a given creative brief and/or client subject matter. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Prepare and present work-in-progress review to the client. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
- Prepare and present formal concept presentations to the client, and use constructive criticism to make improvements. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PGC ADD 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Access, use, and store data using a Macintosh or personal computer (PC) based platform.
- Use the various operational basics of a Macintosh or PC system.
- Create and store files in proper areas.
- Apply the elements and principles of design to photographs, and create videos.
- Produce images using resolution, image size, and image file format for web and/or print.
- Create design principles, elements, and image composition.
- Define key terminology of digital and video images.
- Develop assignment proposals, and apply project management, copyright and fair use, and teamwork to develop video and photography projects.
- Interpret the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing photography and video that meet design brief requirements.
- Communicate design plans with other members of the design team, peers, and clients.
- Discuss standard copyright rules for images and image use.
- Discuss project management tasks and responsibilities.
- Create a review and redesign cycle based on feedback.
- Create photos and videos using technology, materials, and lighting techniques that express issues pertaining to a given creative brief and/or client subject matter.
- Use a variety of photo, lighting, and video techniques to solve assignments.
- Prepare and present work-in-progress review to the client.
- Produce working drafts for a client.
- Present working drafts of project to the client.
- Prepare and present a formal concept presentations to the client, and use constructive criticism to make improvements.
- Display work for presentation.
- Present concept design in a formal critique.
- Incorporate constructive criticism to make improvements.
The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
Calculated using the following weighted average
Percentage of final grade
Formative Assessments (Observation Assessments) equally weighted
Summative Assessments (Projects) equally weighted
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Integrate principles and elements of design into cohesive problem solving techniques for photographic and video assignments.
- Critique digital photographic and/ or video images and develop strategies for strengthening their conceptual and technical effectiveness.
- Structure a problem solving strategy for delivery of the client’s message to his market, making efficient use of current design, production, and delivery technologies.
- Synthesize photographic images and / or video from a variety of sources and formats into cohesive presentations that are technically and conceptually effective.
- Collaborate with art directors, clients, models, and others to achieve the desired conceptual effect of requested imagery.
- Integrate professional, ethical, and legal standards into business practice.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.