Integrating Technology in the Second Language Classroom

Jean LeLoup & Bob Ponterio 
SUNY Cortland 
© 2009, 2017
       Class photos for class list or seating chart

Taking the photos



Next, if we wish, we could improve the exposure using the Image/Adjustments/Auto Levels menu item.

You can tweak the exposure levels with the Levels command, but Auto Levels is much faster and usually works well enough for the minimal quality we need here. In fact, with any luck you can just skip any exposure adjustments because your image quality should be good enough to begin with.


Finally, we will reduce the Image Size down to about 1 inch so we can put all of the students in a class on a single 81/2 by 11 page. Use menu item Image/Image Size. Change the Document Size width to 1 inch. The height will change automatically because width and height are linked when Constrain Proportions is checked.

With a larger page (81/2 by 14) or a smaller class size, I might be able to use 1.2 inch square photos. As they say, your mileage may vary. Pick whatever size you prefer, but the key is to do the same thing to each photo.

A Class List in MS Word

We will use Microsoft Word to make the actual photo class list. Open a Word document, and change from portrait to landscape orientation on the File/Page Setup menu. Create a Table using the Table/Insert/Table menu item.

Class photos template (Word document) - Right-click to download

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