Photoshop Production for eLearning: Typography Premium class

Mark Lassoff, Technical Trainer and Author

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9 Videos (38m)
    • Welcome

      1:16
    • Typographical Terms

      8:20
    • Typographical Concepts in Photoshop

      7:53
    • Understanding Adobe TypeKit

      4:44
    • Using the Type Tool in Photoshop

      3:33
    • Plastic Text Effect

      6:34
    • Text Reflection Effect

      3:55
    • Project Video

      0:47
    • Section Complete Video

      0:37

About This Class

Type is one of the most ubiquitous elements in any online course. Yet, as learning developers, we often think little about typographical choices and settle for program defaults.

Strong typography can add so much to your courses. Good type is more engaging as well as easier to read.

In this course, using Photoshop, you'll learn to introduce professional typography in to your courses. You'll understand the basics of type selection, type adjustments in Photoshop and then learn a number of typographical treatments you can use to create engagement. Quality typography can be the difference between a course that's adequate and one that's outstanding.

With better designed typography.

..... You'll keep learners engaged for the length of your presentation

.... You'll enhance your credibility with learners

.... Your courses will have more "staying power" and not appear to be in constant revision

.... You'll forge a stronger relationship with your online learners

.... You'll reduce cognitive load and increase learners' focus on your content

.... Much, much more

This course which will take just about an hour of your time includes a great activity that will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a great typographical treatment in Photoshop.

This course is part of the Beginning Photoshop for Online learning series, which teaches the most important Photoshop techniques eLearning developers need to know to create stunning visuals in their online learning content.

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Mark Lassoff

Technical Trainer and Author

Mark Lassoff 's parents frequently claim that Mark was born to be a programmer.  Starting, in the mid-eighties at age 11, Mark was hard at work on his Commodore 64 writing games in the BASIC language.  Today, Mark is a publisher, top technical trainer and author, providing software, mobile and web development training  Mark is a sought after video trainer, speaker and host.

Mark has trained programmers at Fortune 500 companies and government agencies world-wide. Mark's clients have included Aflak, Discover Card Services, the US Department of Interior and Symantec. A recognized expert in front end web and mobile development, Mark continues to teach at conferences regularly.

Mark Lassoff currently works as founder of LearnToProgram, Inc., a Connecticut-based company that publishes online courses that teach mobile, web, and game development. Over 500,000 people have learned programming from Mark through online and live classes and free tutorials. Loads of free tutorials and courses can be found at www.learntoprogram.tv. Mark’s twitter is @mlassoff.