B.A., M.S., Northeastern State University
CSYS 1033 Adobe Photoshop
Key Photoshop concepts and techniques, plus the more advanced features and tools in the latest version of the software will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on the work area, basic photo corrections, retouching and repairing, working with selections, layer basics, masks and channels, correcting and enhancing digital photographs, typographic design, vector drawing, techniques, advanced layering, advanced compositing, preparing files for the web, working with scientific images, and producing and printing consistent color. This is the first course to prepare students with the skills for continued creative study in CIS 1073 Advanced Photoshop. Students will learn about the benefits of obtaining Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and/or Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) status through industry certification. Offered fall, spring and summer sessions. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: CSCI 1203 or instructor approval.
CSYS 1153 Adobe Dreamweaver
A presentation of key Dreamweaver concepts and techniques, plus the more advanced features and tools in the latest version of the software will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on Dreamweaver basics, customizing the workspace, applying cascading style sheets, working with text, designing with images, inserting links, crafting page layouts, creating interactive pages, integrating AJAX with Spry, constructing forms, adding multimedia, publishing to the web, increasing productivity with templates, and working with code. Students will be encouraged to obtain Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and/or Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) status through industry certification. Offered fall and spring semesters. Lecture 2 hours. Prerequisites: CSYS 1013 and CSYS 1033 or permission of instructor.
Hopkins enjoys collaborating with the art, computer science and journalism faculty to enhance the programs offered through the Center for Creativity.
She strongly believes in community service involvement and donates much of her free time to the promotion of Texas-Style Fiddling having designed and maintained websites for various organizations, and encourages her own students to participate in service learning activities.
Lisa Hopkins, associate professor of digital media, began her teaching career in 1982; has taught at Tulsa Community College for more than 20 years; and has been employed at the university, community college, career tech and high school levels.
She has been named Outstanding Oklahoma Postsecondary Business Education Teacher of the Year, has received the TCC Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, has served as a Master Trainer for the Oklahoma State Department of Education, and is a certified distance learning instructor. Her professional certifications include: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Professional Legal Secretary (PLS), Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) and Certified Professional Secretary (CPS).
Hopkins is professionally involved in the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) having attended several Photoshop World Conferences; the National Business Education Association (NBEA) having attended several state, regional and national conferences, as well as having served as a state officer; and Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) having served as an adviser and professional member.
She currently teaches both on-campus and online digital media courses, serves as program director, acts as adviser to Phi Beta Lambda and TCC Syndicate, and administers the Adobe Certified Associate exam to TCC students.