Courses

Yuleblinker offers a range of courses for Computer Science teachers. Below is a list of current course titles. Click on any course title to view a detailed description of the course.

Course title Description Topic area
Introduction to Serif PhotoPlus

Digital image creation and manipulation can be used to enhance and support the teaching and learning of practically every topic at all levels of education. There are opportunities and/or requirements to create and use digital images in the Experiences and Outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence all the way through from Early to Fourth level. Certain curricular subjects such as Art and Design, Graphic Communications and Computing Science explicitly include the creation and manipulation of digital images.

Serif PhotoPlus is a powerful, yet easy to use, industry-standard application preferred by many schools. With PhotoPlus you have all the tools you need to teach and learn digital imaging. Those same tools can also be used across the school to create posters, newsletters, animations, year books, teaching materials… the list goes on.

This one day course will introduce you to the Serif PhotoPlus interface and tools, and will show you how to complete some basic edits of digital photographs and other creative projects. No knowledge of digital image manipulation is needed.

Free software!

All those attending Yuleblinker Serif PhotoPlus courses will be entitled to a free PhotoPlus licence for home use courtesy of Serif.

Digital Media
Introduction to Digital Video Editing with Serif MoviePlus

Digital video can be used to enhance and support the learning of practically every topic at all levels of education. Videos can not only be used as a teaching resource but as a medium for pupils to express themselves and record work and events. Being able to edit video opens up whole new opportunities. From simply preparing short video clips for upload to the web or use in a presentation to full-blown movies with plots, soundtracks and even special effects.

Serif MoviePlus is a powerful, yet easy to use digital video editing application preferred by many schools. With is unlimited tracks, many effects and filters and the ability to animate practically any element of the movie, MoviePlus will not put a limit on your creativity.

This one day course will introduce you to the process of digital video editing with Serif MoviePlus, to the workspace and tools used and will also include some tips and tricks for planning and shooting better video. No prior knowledge of digital video editing is needed.

Free software! All those attending Yuleblinker Serif MoviePlus courses will be entitled to a free MoviePlus licence for home use courtesy of Serif.

Digital Media