Adobe Lightroom

Course Syllabus and Lesson Planner

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This course is written for 6-12 graders. In this course students will learn how to use Adobe Lightroom. There will be vidoes that students will use to follow along with to learn the program, and then there will be tests to quiz the students on what they just learned.


In Adobe Lightroom CC there are 7 different modules that will introduce you to this photography editing software. .

  • Module 1 Introduction
  • Module 2 covers Importing and Exporting
  • Module 3 covers how to Organize your Photos
  • Module 4 covers Basic and Detail Panels
  • Module 5 Covers Tone Curves, Adjustments, and Split Toning
  • Module 6 Covers Lens Corrections, Effects, and Camera Calibration
  • Module 7 Shows you how to properly add a Watermark

Course Length:   

As an elective course, we recommend one or two modules / week. Therefore, we feel that this course should take approximately 5 weeks to complete all modules/quizzes, and leave time to study, and take, the final exam. (See Lesson Plan below)

Course Prerequisites (if applicable):


Course Requirements:    

    Computer– Students must have access to a computer with internet access and an internet browser.  Simply STEM has been successfully tested using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.  In addition, we have tested many versions of smart phone/tablet browsers as well.

    Internet Access – Although results may vary, based on connection type and speeds, we have tested our online videos on DSL, Satellite, Cable, and cellular connections.  Our courses cannot be download and require internet access to view them.

Course Grading:  

Grading will be based on quizzes, project uploads, and teacher requirements.

Lesson Plan:
Module 1 – Introduction Week 1
Module 2 – Importing and Exporting   Week 1
Module 2 – Quiz   Week 1
Module 3 – Organizing your Photos   Week 2
Module 3 – Quiz   Week 2
Module 4 – Basic and Detail Panels   Week 2
Module 4 – Quiz   Week 2
Module 5 – Tone Curves, Adjustments, and Split Toning   Week 3
Module 5 – Quiz   Week 3
Module 6 – Lens Corrections, Effects, and Camera Calibration   Week 4
Module 6 – Quiz   Week 4
Module 7 – Adding a Watermark  Week 5
Module 7 – Quiz   Week 5
Study for Final Exam   Week 5
Final Exam Week 5