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Designing Effective Posters
by Bob Ladd - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
Learn how to design and publish effective posters. This guide includes sections on design elements, the poster design process, and using software to create posters.
Tags: learning_module
Getting Started with Macintosh
by Bob Ladd - Last Updated Mar 31, 2014
Tags: apple, learning_module, macintosh
Introduction to Photoshop
by Bob Ladd - Last Updated Feb 12, 2013
This guide introduces important concepts in digital imaging and techniques in Adobe Photoshop.
Tags: image editing, imaging, learning_module, photoshop, visual design
Introduction to Visual Literacy
by Bob Ladd - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
This guide introduces visual literacy and why it is important. It discusses how to think about, use, and create images and visual media, and provides links to important resources.
Tags: image editing, images, imaging, learning_module, macintosh, photoshop, posters, videos, visual design
Media Design Services
by Bob Ladd, Kate McGraw - Last Updated Mar 28, 2014
You probably knew that HSL librarians can help you find information, but did you know they can help with media design and communication skills as well?
Organizing Your Digital Media
by Bob Ladd - Last Updated Oct 26, 2012
How to organize and work with digital media files (images, videos, audios) on your Windows or Macintosh computer


Robert Ladd is a photographer and instructional designer. He is interested in the creative process and in ways to incorporate active learning into education. He leads and carries out projects involving web and blog design (Wordpress), video editing (Final Cut Pro), imaging (Photoshop, Lightroom), print and publication design (InDesign, Illustrator), writing and editing.  He also consults with individuals and groups, facilitating project brainstorming processes and providing instruction in use of software and application of design principles.