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What do you think about offering workshops to students out of hours?

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 by Phil Feain Latest activity: Aug 20, 2015

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Due to the timings of curriculum and assessment in the classroom I am finding that students can get through several years of IT and still not be exposed to some software that could be good for them to learn to use. And if they are, not to the level of detail that I would like. I am also seeing students not studying IT wishing to learn to use software, particularly PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver. They seem to know that it is worth their while having some experience with these tools. So I a... Read More

Dreamweaver and Muse

Posted on Aug 15, 2015 by chuck laiti Latest activity: Aug 15, 2015

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I have a pretty extensive website I built in dreamweaver. That said, I have built it primarily on tables never having implemented CSS to any meaningful degree. I've been look at Muse since moving to the cloud. I pondering how to best integrate the potential of Muse with the things I have already created. Not sure I am even in the right forum for this question presently.

Learning Dreamweaver

Posted on Aug 4, 2015 by antoine sac Latest activity: Aug 20, 2015

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Hi everybody!  I've started to work on this tool for 3 months and I have a lot of difficulties to learn by myself, is there any resource I can find to improve faster?  Many thanks!

Housekeeping in Edex

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 by Petra Perz Latest activity: Jul 7, 2015

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I'm almost sure that I'm not in the right place to ask but...could anyone tell me how you can do a little bit of housekeeping within the resources we've published as a result of final lesson plans for online courses ? I don't know if there is something wrong but I can't edit or delete my published resources even though I click on the edit icon ! Thanks for your help !

Blended Learning

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Temple Salas-Yoshii Latest activity: Jul 4, 2015

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What are some ways in which you might use Adobe Products in the Station Rotation Blended Learning Model?

eLearning Resources Suggestion

Posted on May 27, 2015 by Wendy Sandstrom Latest activity: Jun 18, 2015

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From my perspective, this is a suggestion but could be a question for the Community as well if something already exists: There are a lot of great tutorials, how-to's, software demos, etc all over the Adobe websites (Adobe TV, Adobe.com, here on the Ed Ex, etc.) on eLearning...but would it be possible to have a site within the Ed Exchange dedicated to the topic? I know there is the Discussion board (see it here via this link), but it would be great to have a collection of everything available. As big... Read More

Adding a Captivate Project into a Wordpress site

Posted on May 26, 2015 by Sue Bedard Latest activity: May 26, 2015

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I need some help. I have Captivate 7. I created a project, then exported according to the instructions for adding to a Wordpress site, basically export a zipped folder. The project was added to the Wordpress site, no problem, plays well on the desktop but will not play on the iPad, looking for the Flash plug in. I thought publishing the zipped folder and included the HTML5 file would allow it to play on the iPad. If any one can help please do?  Thanks 

Flipped Classroom in an Online Environment

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Shakis Drummond Latest activity: Jun 19, 2015

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Hi everyone,  Does anyone think it is possible to make a complete online course include some flipped classroom methods? The only way I could see it happening is having some of the discussion forums be student lead, where the students would be the facilitator (coming up with the questions for their peers to answer).

Personal Branding— Tyler Dockery

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Tyler Dockery Latest activity: May 20, 2015

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I found the personal branding self-paced workshop to be rather nice. I'd upload my personal logo, but I cannot find a way to do so here... Anybody out there take this training?

Issue with Jump to slide command in Captivate

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Sue Howlett Latest activity: May 14, 2015

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Hi Everybody I wonder if any of you can help? In my latest course I'm creating in Captivate, I am having problems getting the JumpToSlide command to work, I am doing the following: Select a shape and use as a button, under actions I choose the slide I want it to jump to , save it and then review from that side, I checked that I am doing the correct thing via the web and a book I have and I seem to be following the correct procedure , but when I review it doesn't do anything. Is this a bug, or particular... Read More

Adobe Education Exchange Point System

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Tyler Dockery Latest activity: May 15, 2015

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Yesterday, while making connections, I received a badge for making some connections. NICE! Yesterday, I added some resources, commented on some people's posts, and gave some answers. However, no points were awarded. How are points determined? Specifically: Are they awarded weekly, daily, or at the time of?Is there some type of cap system in place? I see some people add web links - like 20 in a day. At 30 points per resource, does that net them 600 points per day?If a person says something questionable and... Read More

gamification in education

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 by Dimitri Merritt Latest activity: Jun 19, 2015

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Here is a topic that has become a hot point of debate in our team….Gamification. Gamification has been around since the beginning of computers, except it was just called games. Somewhere along the line it changed to gamification. Every eLearning conference I attend has some topic relating to gamification. My manager is sold on this concept of gamification BUT is it a good tool to use in the eLearning arena? Off the bat I am totally “for” playing games, while learning BUT&hel... Read More

teaching excellence blog

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 by Sue Howlett Latest activity: Mar 23, 2015

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Hello fellow elearners, at my university we have just launched a Teaching Excellence blog, a place for learning and sharing if you are interested feel free to drop by :   http://blogs.staffs.ac.uk/teachingexcellence/2014/12/05/hello-world/ 

Who would you choose and why?

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 by Dimitri Merritt Latest activity: Jun 19, 2015

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Traditional teaching vs Techno geek I was in a meeting today and was confronted with a question…. Before I pose the question, let me give you some background to what the department is up to. The department wants to move away from traditional teaching and more into eLearning. They had a lot of questions (which I have heard before) … BUT this one garbed me … and it was quite an interesting one … Who would I select, to be in an eLearning team …. a... Read More

Captivate

Posted on Dec 28, 2014 by Beverly Tate Latest activity: Mar 6, 2015

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I tried Captivate 8 for the first time, and I love it. I think it will be excellent in creating interactive designs for student to interact and engage with.

Photoshop cs6 presets

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Kevin Woeller Latest activity: Dec 4, 2014

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Hello all,      I currently use PHOTOSHOP CS6, and I trying to find some presets I could download and use with PSCS6. So if anyone knows where some of these websites are can you please send them to me.  cooljazz_56@msn.com Kevin 

Photoshop cs6 pics

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 by Kevin Woeller Latest activity: Nov 9, 2014

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Good Evening,         What I am looking for is some websites that have Photoshop CS6  pictures to use as teaching tools like Worth100.com  Now I am looking for other sites to use as tools.  To show  some more ideas when using PS CS6 cooljazz_56@msn.com

Unusual ways we use Widgets in Adobe Muse

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Latest activity: Oct 23, 2014

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I'm on the Adobe Generation Pro Web Design course and posted a similar question on the course forum but I thought I could open this up to all you AEErs  If you use Muse, have you found any unusual ways to use the Widgets to enrich a web based educational experience?  If you have, post them in this thread. That way we could all be inspired. I'll start- I have used the tooltip widget on a distance-time graph and a speed-time graph. When the student hovers the mouse over each part of the line, the... Read More

Dreamweaver

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Zak Johnson Latest activity: Jul 8, 2015

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Create at least two goals surrounding your next steps after completing this workshop. Think about ways that you want to develop as a web designer and ways to integrate web design into your classroom. This discussion post is part of the Adobe Education Exchange Professional Development workshop Up and Running with Adobe Dreamweaver.

Fostering creativity in an eLearning environment

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 by Melissa Jones Latest activity: Jun 15, 2015

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I'm doing a presentation on creativity in the classroom for a group of eLearning educators, but so far my research has turned up only the challenges to fostering creativity and engagement in online learning. So I'm turning to you, the EdEx community, for help. What has been your experience in trying to foster a more creative, collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment online? What have been your successes and challenges?Do you have any great examples of Connect, Captivate or Presenter being used to... Read More

How effective are online graphic design software courses? Do people really learn how to use the Adobe Design suite watching videos?

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 by Richard Campbell Latest activity: Dec 29, 2014

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I am interested in evaluating the use of online video training courses in teaching the Adobe Design Suite to Freshman on the college level.  My experience so far has been that students who have not had one on one instruction with a trainer really don't learn how to use the software with the depth that is needed in the professional environments.  We recently added Lynda. com to our resources on campus, and I'm interested in anyone's evaluation of using that resource specifically to train students f... Read More

Presenter Workshop is out of date

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Latest activity: Sep 2, 2014

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Looking through the Adobe Presenter workshop discovered that it is out of date re: Mac and Adobe Video Presenter Express. The video on the second part of the workshop says that you can download for free and upload any number of videos for free. This is not the case. AVPE now has a substantial cost and is not free for any videos. Maybe the workshop needs to be altered to reflect this plus the organisers of the next T4T which uses Presenter, need to take this into account.

Forms Central, what is the cost

Posted on Aug 4, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Latest activity: Aug 14, 2014

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I am a little confused with Forms Central. Within the T4T course we have been told that it is a great aspect of Adobe and part of the CC license. What's puzzling me is that I am only able to create 1 form. It then wants me to uprgade. Is this an error, or is this what everyone else has to do? I'm not convinced that everyone using it has paid the annual subscription (which is quite large) in advance. For a start, how would you persuade others to buy it in school, especially as there is competition from (fre... Read More

Free course on drawing

Posted on Aug 4, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Latest activity: Sep 17, 2014

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The folks at Lynda.com are starting a 21 day drawing challenge course on 4th August, where there will be a daily video and challenge. The course is led by Von Glitschka and is free to people who 'Like' the Lynda.com Facebook page, so you don't have to pay for membership.