Category Archives: Academics

Latest Self-Publishing scam: publishwholesale.com

Though it’s a truism that one of the surest signs of a business you want to avoid is that their advertising takes the form of spam email, it’s still worth repeating from time to time. (A couple of earlier posts … Continue reading

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Plagiarism in Photography and Graphic Design Courses

Plagiarism in the Visual Arts Whenever you start teaching at a new college or university one of the first things you’ll have to do is attend a seminar on the institution’s academic policies, including plagiarism. I’ve been through this several … Continue reading

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Copyright for Photographers

One of the courses I teach at college is called "Digital Design Essentials", which covers basic (very basic) uses of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. It’s a project-based course, with each student building a significant project in lieu of a … Continue reading

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