Digital and Interactive Media - first six weeks

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Acceptable use
The Dallas ISD policy that dictates what you can and cannot do using District technology and networks.
Burn tool
The Photoshop tool that darkens areas that you select
Clone stamp tool
A tool that permits you to copy one pattern or part of a photo and paint with the copied area to a new part of the photo
Copyright Law
The US law that dictates what users can do with other people's creative work and what protections artists have
Crop
A tool that permits you to cut the edges off of an image in Photoshop
Digital Citizenship
A term that encompasses appropriate online behavior
Dodge tool
The Photoshop tool that lightens areas that you select
Fair use
The portion of copyright law that permits you as a student to use a small amount of someone else's creative work for school projects
Font
A style or type of letters
Layers
Photoshop is organized to use these, allowing different elements of the image to be edited seperately without affecting other parts of the image
Levels
To brighten or darken the entire photo in Photoshop or make colors more vibrant or more dull, a quick way to affect change on the whole image would be to adjust these
Magic Wand
This is a selection tool in Photoshop that allows users to select pixels within a range of color; the tool can select a larger or smaller range based on the tolerance
Magnetic Lasso
This is a selection tool in Photoshop that allows users to select an image by dragging the tool around the edge of a shape; the tool sticks to the side of the shape
Marquee
This is a selection tool in Photoshop that allows users to select specific shapes, such as an oval or a rectangle
Opacity
If you want a layer to be more or less transparent in Photoshop, you can change this in the layers panel for that specific layer
Public Domain
Anything without current copyright protection is said to be "in" this
Selection tools
These tools allow users to choose parts of an image in Photoshop to alter
Serif
These are small finishing strokes at the end of some letters; not all fonts have them
Sponge tool
The Photoshop tool that makes colors either more or less vibrant in areas that you select
Typography
This term refers to the art and style of using certain fonts and typefaces