This course will provide the theoretical foundation and the practical tools for the student to perform scientific imaging solutions of a wide variety of subject matter ranging from transparent to opaque, from glossy to textured, at magnifications ranging from whole objects to the limits of the light microscope, using a wide variety of illumination methods and illuminating wavelengths.
See below for course outline and additional information.
Upon satisfactory completion of this course the student will be able to:
Science professionals who have a need to accurately record and visually communicate images of scientific importance. Forensic scientists, medical personnel, conservators and curators, industrial scientists in industry and quality control, government; others.
(students are encouraged to bring interesting objects)
Knowledge of photographic principles, microscopy, and experience with Adobe Photoshop™ will be helpful but are not a prerequisite.
Students are expected to successfully complete a variety of tasks in the form of hands-on exercises, laboratory exercises, identifications of unknowns, and quizzes. In addition, the students are required to have 100% attendance during the course, participate in class, complete a student evaluation form and pre and post course assessment forms.
The student is notified at the end of the course whether or not they have successfully completed the requirements of the course based on:
Upon successfully meeting these requirements, a student is awarded a certificate of completion and CEU credits, if available. Those who have not successfully passed the course requirements do not receive a certificate or CEU credits.