ERIC Number: ED350461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Commercial Photography. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Brown, Ted; Sappe', Hoyt
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of commercial photography, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train photographic technicians. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; and State Technical Committee developmental recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources, including references and textbooks, curriculum materials, audiovisuals, trade and professional association journals, safety manuals, safety equipment, and sources of additional information. A verified occupational duty and task list is comprised of 17 duties: monochromatic laboratory skills; exposure controls; basic photographs; various format cameras; studio photographs; location photographs; photographic presentation and enhancement; lighting techniques; photographic media reproduction; color film processing; color photographic print production; media presentations; business management; photojournalism; quality control; safety; and photography: past and present. Other contents include a tools and equipment list and staff and facilities recommendations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Photographic Equipment, Photographs, Photography, Photojournalism, Postsecondary Education, Production Techniques, Program Design, Program Development, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.