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The 10 Commandments Of Visual Communication

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Chris Schnell Last Activity on Nov 24, 2014

Design blog DesignMantic has released a new infographic that focuses on the importance of visuals - various aspects of visual communication that designers should take note of, such as iconography, contrast, and hierarchy. Here are some more infographics for: Visual Communication:http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/ten-commandments-of-visual-communication/ Color/ Colour:http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/the-10-commandments-of-color-theory/ Typography:http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/ten-commandments-of-typography/ Logo design:http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/ten-commandments-of-logo-design/ Have fun :-)
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The Quadratic Function and the new Quadratic Formula in Intercept Form

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Nov 18, 2014

There are so far 8 common methods to solve quadratic equations. They are: completing the squares, graphing, FOIL factoring, quadratic formula, the Bluma Method, the factoring AC Method, the Diagonal Sum Method, and the most recent Transforming Method. Students are usually confused to select the best method to solve a given quadratic equation. When a given quadratic equation can't be factored, the quadratic formula would be the best choice to solve it. There is a new Quadratic Formula in Intercept Form that is simpler and easier to remember than the classical formula.
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Typegenius Face to Face - Pair up your typefaces

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 by Chris Schnell Last Activity on Nov 24, 2014

Design Agency Muno Creative has developed typegenius a website, which helps you pair up typefaces in a simple way.  A preview shows how the typefaces look together and Adobe Typefaces are linked to Adobe Typekit for more info. Have fun :-)
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Peer Conferencing with Acrobat

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 13, 2014

Find out how you can collaborate with peers more easily than ever. Adobe Acrobat Pro is more than just the leading PDF converter—it’s also packed with smart tools that give you even more power to communicate. In this advanced level session, educator and digital learning coach Rachelle Wooten will teach you how to use the PDF and voice commenting tools in Acrobat to harness the power of peer conferencing. Session links and recording can be accessed below.
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Creating Student Portfolios with Acrobat

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 24, 2014

Create polished PDF portfolios of student work! In this beginner session, you’ll learn how to use Adobe Acrobat to assemble different types of media and add comments, custom stamps, rubrics, and student reflections. Create polished PDF portfolios of student work using Adobe Acrobat, the leading PDF converter that’s packed with smart tools for communication. In this beginner level session, educator and digital learning coach Rachelle Wooten will teach you how to create a portfolio that brings together different types of media. She’ll also show you how to add comments, custom stamps, rubrics, and student reflections. You can see session resoures and recording below.
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Adobe & AISWA - ePortfolios & Flipped Learning

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Nov 12, 2014

This post features the slides and resources shared by Dr Tim Kitchen with teachers in Western Australia who are part of AISWA (Australian Independent Schools Western Australia). Session 1 is on ePortfolios with Adobe Acrobat. Session 2 is on Flipped Learning with Adobe Voice, Presenter & Premier Pro.
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Marketing plan on a page

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Nov 10, 2014

A "plan on a page" allows you to clearly and succinctly summarize a more robust action plan in a way that makes communication easy. In the professional development workshop, Telling the Story of Your Institution: The Basics, we introduce the idea of creating a marketing plan and plan on a page for your school or classroom.  You'll find in this resource a sample PDF marketing plan on a page for an institution, as well as a blank InDesign template you can use to build your own plan on a page.
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Step up in Creating your Portfolio in Digital way...

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 by Amruta K Last Activity on Nov 11, 2014

Through this link you will be able to create your own Portfolio in some simple steps.Now a days this is very important to present your self in digital way... Link is: http://www.creativebloq.com/create-your-own-online-portfolio-6-simple-steps
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Telling the Story of Your institution - The Basics: Institution Marketing Plan

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 9, 2014

The key sections in your marketing plan should include: A goal for your Marketing Plan - A description of the objective to be achieved, usually stated as a SMART goalObjectives – what are the objectives of your marketing strategyVision Statement - A clear, succinct target message to be communicated to each audienceKey messages – What do you want to say about your institution?Audience - A definition of the key audiences to be reached and their marketing needs.Collateral - A list of content that needs to be developedChannels - An identification of the communication channels available including social mediaThis file is to be used as part of the 'Telling the Story of your School' course. 
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Telling the Story of your Institution - The Basics: Marketing Health Audit

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 9, 2014

Marketing Audit - Take time to reflect on your current school marketing or promotions plan. What are is the first impression the community creates about your institution?What objectives are you currently driving towards with your institutional marketing?What audiences are you reaching?Are they the right ones?Is your message aligned with the message that your community wants to hear? This file is to be used as part of the 'Telling the Story of your School' course. 
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Gillette Interactive Newspaper Ads

Posted on Nov 8, 2014 by Tarek Bahaa El Deen Last Activity on Nov 8, 2014

Students produce a printed interactive newspaper Ads (as a one of learning outcome of The course). Directed mostly to solve the problem of Newspaper ads inability to achieve attract attention of readers. Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography is used creatively to emphasize the entire concept and underline the product. The eye of the reader successfully stays with the product through the use of Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography sections and open white space.
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Audi Interactive Newspaper Ads

Posted on Nov 8, 2014 by Tarek Bahaa El Deen Last Activity on Nov 8, 2014

Students produce a printed interactive newspaper Ads (as a one of learning outcome of The course). Directed mostly to solve the problem of Newspaper ads inability to achieve attract attention of readers. Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography is used creatively to emphasize the entire concept and underline the product. The eye of the reader successfully stays with the product through the use of Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography sections and open white space.
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Baseball Interactive Newspaper Ads

Posted on Nov 8, 2014 by Tarek Bahaa El Deen Last Activity on Nov 8, 2014

Students produce a printed interactive newspaper Ads (as a one of learning outcome of The course). Directed mostly to solve the problem of Newspaper ads inability to achieve attract attention of readers. Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography is used creatively to emphasize the entire concept and underline the product. The eye of the reader successfully stays with the product through the use of Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography sections and open white space.
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Boat valeting Interactive Newspaper Ads

Posted on Nov 8, 2014 by Tarek Bahaa El Deen Last Activity on Nov 8, 2014

Students produce a printed interactive newspaper Ads (as a one of learning outcome of The course). Directed mostly to solve the problem of Newspaper ads inability to achieve attract attention of readers. Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography is used creatively to emphasize the entire concept and underline the product. The eye of the reader successfully stays with the product through the use of Interactive relation between the product effectiveness  and typography sections and open white space.
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Introduction to Typography: Relationship Typeface and dogs

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 by Chris Schnell Last Activity on Nov 7, 2014

A nice "warmer exercise" to start a collaborative discussion about expression/ characteristics of typefaces. See Poster design by grafisches buro: http://www.designboom.com/art/dogfonts-by-grafisches-buro/ Encourage the discussion "I like" versus "what works" Questions considering to ask (Think Pair Share): Can dogs be related to typefaces and vice versa? Which dog do you like? Which type do you like? Do you think the sample graphic works?
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Self Portrait Unit of Work using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 by Jessica Gauci Last Activity on Nov 12, 2014

This unit of work was designed for Year 7 students, however it can be used for any year group. The booklet steps through a variety of literacy activities, theory tasks and practical tasks using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The practical tasks are based on the subject of Self Portrait. The booklet contains step by step instructions with screen shots and examples.
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Bug's Life Project Introducing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 by Jessica Gauci Last Activity on Nov 24, 2014

This project introduces and develops basic skills in using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Students are required to design and create bug game graphics and an app icon. This booklet contains interactive links, step by step instructions and examples throughout. It could be a project based learning style project as it contains writing tasks, literacy, numeracy and many other skills suitable for other subjects / key learning areas. History, Geography, Science etc can by incorporated to extend on the project. This project could also be extended to actually design the game using Adobe Flash.
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Developing an Electronic Portfolio for use as a Resume

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Cordei Clottey Last Activity on Nov 6, 2014

A good resume opens the door to a job-interview. The ePortfolio represents an alternative to traditional digital or print formats – one by which we can show off our qualifications and abilities in the best possible light and improve our chances at landing a dream job. Summary: By the end of this Professional Development Session, participants will have acquired relevant skills and techniques and have developed a visually appealing, informative resume by combining various documents in a single ePortfolio PDF-File Software: Adobe Acrobat Pro Time: 240 min (4 hour session) This workshop is aimed at educators involved in teaching methods of writing up and / or creating professional resumes. Learning Objectives Learners will be able to select the option to open the ePortfolio workspaceLearners will be familiar with the ePortfolio interfaceLearners will work with components of the Tools-Panel to build a PortfolioLearners will be aware of and consider design and content is... Read More
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Discovery of InDesign - Session Plan - Final

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 by Fabrice Deraedt Last Activity on Oct 23, 2014

Thisis a lesson plan for a 4 hours class on the basics of InDesign.   This is based on my last assignment for the Train the Trainer Course of 2014. So, in here, you'll find: - Navigate InDesign 101 tips list (pdf)- How to lay out a page check-list (pdf)- Examples of work (pdf) - list of videos shown in Direct Instruction In the meantime, i'll be very glad for any and all of your comments, as they've been very very helpful in making our plans greater up to now ;) Have a great reading time, Fabrice
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