I'm excited to announce that Adobe launched a new Learning platform on the Creative Cloud today! It features hundreds of curated videos on subjects ranging from design, digital imaging, video/audio and web design and publishing. We're proud to offer premium learning content created by experts at Adobe and the leading Creative Cloud video training providers from all over the world.
The best part is that the content is now available freely to all. Come on over and check out the shiny new learning experience waiting for you and your students! We'd love to hear your feedback on the platform and featured content.
The Creative Cloud Learn team at Adobe
a tutorial to inspire your students to create a print project based on what
they observe in their environment.
Start with a smartphone to capture a picture of anything in the real worldImport the photo into Adobe Ideas and create a hand-drawn illustration using the photo as a starting
pointFine-tune the illustration in Illustrator and share your artwork in
progress with your team, instructor, or client using file sync and sharing
features in Creative Cloud Receive feedback and complete the project in
InDesign Prepare the file for printing or create a PDF for output
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Create and share vector sketches with Ideas and Creative CloudTransform Adobe Ideas sketches into Illustrator artworkPackaging your files for easy handoff to a service provider in InDesign CC
I want to make you aware of
learning resources for Creative Cloud applications that may be useful to you
and your students.
Adobe TV has a "How To" channel" that features premium learning content from Adobe experts and
our training partners. The best part is that it's freely available to
all! If you'd like to catch up with new features in your favorite apps,
get inspiration by watching interesting workflows, or learn more about a new
application you have access to--thanks to your Creative Cloud
subscription--then check out these shows. You'll find a vast trove of videos in
learning paths curated by a team of content experts at Adobe.
If you've visited before, you'll be pleased to know that the
Adobe TV Creative Cloud Learn shows received an additional 314 new videos from
our learning partners recently. Visit these shows to get started, and let me know if these resources are helpful to you and your students!
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In an attempt to invert our digital voices classroom, I have uploaded over 300 teaching tutorials for students to view prior to class or on their mobile devices during class. We cover almost everything adobe...from the basics to advanced features of media development software.
Sisler High School, the Winnipeg School Division, Eyeconic Media and Microsoft Canada will be hosting a five day Professional Development session on cutting edge ICT skills for digital learners during the week of July 9 – 13, 2012. Our goal is to engage and empower educators through hands-on workshops.
Although the cost for each workshop is $50.00, anyone may sign up for individual morning or afternoon workshop sessions which are of interest:
Workshop 1: The Cloud Classroom – Monday July 9th, 9:00 am -11:45 amWorkshop 2: Web & Gaming Graphics – Monday, July 9th, 12:45 pm – 3:30 pmWorkshop 3: Video Conferencing in the Classroom – Tuesday, July 10th, 9:00 am – 11:45 amWorkshop 4: Video Editing for the Web – Tuesday, July 10th, 12:45 pm – 3:30 pmWorkshop 5: Photo-imaging for the Web – Wednesday, July 11th, 9:00 am – 11:45 amWorkshop 6: Introduction to Web Design – Wednesday, July 11th, 12:45 pm – 3:30 pmWorkshop 7: Web Graphics & A... Read More
Youth to Youth (youth squared)
Brief Concise Description of Project: A select group of students from 3 schools are teaching each other 21st century skills while creating game-based web (and android app). Students are developing an international sustainable development arcade-based game/app. Students involved are from Winnipeg, Kampala (Uganda) and Philadelphia (USA). Students are using Facebook, Skype, Stencyl and the Adobe Master Collection to create the game.
here is the facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/138386356329856/
This group consists of multiple students from schools all around the world. Our goal is to create a game for the Adobe Youth Voices program.
http://youthvoices.adobe.com/Recipient of the 2013 Manace Seed GrantWe'll use:Pollycom/ Skype for live conferencinghttp://www.skype.com/en/http://www.polycom.com/Recommended softwares but not restricted to:Stencyl: http://www.stencyl.com/Adobe applications: http://... Read More
Creative Cloud Classroom with Mike McHugh produced by Adobe TV.
This is a three part illustration project. In the 1st lesson we begin with a photograph and trace that photograph in Adobe Ideas on the iPad. In part two we capture a color pallette using Adobe Kuler and sync it using Creative Cloud. Then finally in the third lesson we open our Adobe Ideas project in Illustrator CC and using our color swatches finish a nice botanical illustration.
In September 2013, Sisler High School’s Digital Voices course will be launching an Educational Speaker series called SoapBox.ED through High Definition Video Conferencing solutions. Our SoapBox.ED series will be hosted by students for students and shared through internet streaming.
SoapBox EDucation provides an opportunity for someone, like you, to address their views on a subject using our digital soapbox platform. The soapbox will attempt to enrich our understandings of cross-curricular outcomes, but adapted to meet the needs of 21st education. Because of partnership the Frontier School Division and Federally funded schools throughout Northern Manitoba, we have the potential to connect and interact with over 1200 students throughout the province of Manitoba with your presentation!
The main focus of this initiative is to provide a 21st learning opportunity for students throughout the Province of Manitoba... Read More
Whew. Worked on this for a long time. There is so much that is involved in Infographics! If you haven't checked out the professional development for Infographics, do it - it is really great: http://edex.adobe.com/professional-development/workshop/creating-infographics/
So this is a unit that I designed to introduce students to infographics, the different styles, how to choose the right visual vehicle, and ultimately the task of developing an infographic on the world population of stray dogs. Included in the .zip file is: A 6-page student information packet with steps, tips, diagram, rubric, etc. And a 3-page unit-planning guide. Both are in interactive .pdf format with lots of hyperlinks, and also in InDesign .idml format so that you can revise and customize to fit your needs.
Please - I need your feedback. A project plan is never finished - with your help I will revise it and add to it to create something that will really inspire and invigorate students!
Also, I have a self-guided In... Read More
I am trying to figure out what order is the best way to learn everything Adobe. I have started with Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design. Where should I go next, and what is the best way to go about it if I don't have the ability to drive to a school and take classroom classes. Thank you in advance, as I want to learn every one of the Adobe products I subscribe to in depth. I am curious the recommended learning order.DanielCalderone514@gmail.com
Go Design Now Production, is a text book designed by myself and my students for my print production class. Using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, this book walks a designer thru the entire print production cycle.
We need to SHARE what we do in our classrooms and not be afraid of our jobs. Attached are the curriculum maps and syllabi for the classes that I am teaching in the spring semester. Take it, rework it-- make it your own. But let us all know how you improved it!
Mark DuBois from Illinois Central College talks about the challenge that mobile devices introduce in the classroom. He shares his perspectives about how to enhance web design workflow with Adobe Touch Apps in the classroom and with clients.
A fabulous collection of all types of experimental animations. NOTE: be sure to preview before sharing with your class - there is a broad range of projects here and some may not be appropriate for your class. But - some are so incredible and beautiful!
This is a unique 2 credit block Digital Media course designed for students interested in Indigenous Education. The focus of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to embrace, document, depict, digitalize all of our cultures while experimenting with digital media. The course is made up of two grade 12 MST courses. In addition to successfully completing this 2 credit course, student with an 80% (or higher) and who meet the articulation agreement, will receive Digital Media credits at the University of Winnipeg. Digital Voices incorporates a variety of materials, techniques, tools, technologies, and skills from various arts disciplines including dance, drama, music, and visual arts. The technologies/ processes used and adapted to create digital media art may be traditional, including, but not limited to, photography, film, sound, animation, and video. The technologies and processes may also be digital: computer software, blogging, networking, game development, digital imaging, digital sound reco... Read More
As there seems to be theme of "gamifying" education, contests are the perfect motivator. Here's a contest open to students of all ages in California. It includes all kinds of digital media in curriculum areas.
My 2012-2013 Syllabus for Yearbook Production taken from bits and pieces of old syllabi. Take it apart, improve on it and make it your own! File#2 contains an .idml file which WILL open if you are having problems with the .indd file. cheers!