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Getting to know your student's goals for the course

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 by Karen Ellis Last Activity on Jul 22, 2014

Sample resource and lesson instructions that you can use with your students in the first weeks of the course to get to know what their key goal and objective is for the course.
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Ultimate Selfie pd editing images

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 by leonard oliver Last Activity on Jul 21, 2014

Students will create Graffiti Art of a wall and at least one layered image.  The  Wall can be free on-line stock or real walls from around the community.  The images used must be: one of themselves, pictures of friends and items that are important to them.
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Digital Graphic's Curriculum

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 by Jesse Cole Last Activity on Jul 16, 2014

This is an example of a unit of study in a course that contains Digital Graphic's as one of it's subject area. This part of a year long course covering various Adobe software products. 
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The Creative Teacher: 2.1 Photoshop The Pixel Pusher

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Jul 15, 2014

In this video learn all about pixels and resolution in Photoshop. The video is designed to supplement teacher education technology courses that are taught at the university level. It is great for any high school teacher. 
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The Creative Teacher: Photoshop series introduction

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Jul 15, 2014

This video is an introduction to the Photoshop series and outlines the major topics covered in this installment of the creative teacher. The Creative teacher series is designed to be a supplement to the teacher education technology courses taught in post-secondary institutions. 
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Open Knowledge

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by deston tanner Last Activity on Jul 16, 2014

One of the unique features of this course is that we're building the modules around existingOpen Educational Resources. Instead of creating our own lectures videos, we're curating the best from the open web, and we'd like to invite you to help us by contributing your discoveries to our growing list. We ask that anything you add be tagged with the appropriate module/week number (see below) as well as any relevant descriptive terms.
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Create a Website with Muse and Dropbox

Posted on Jul 13, 2014 by Judy Durkin Last Activity on Jul 17, 2014

This is an interactive sheet of directions for students to create a website in Muse and use a Dropbox Public folder as the server. It is a great work-around for students who cannot afford website hosting, and it is a great introduction to Muse. There are no directions on how to use Muse. I teach InDesign before I teach Muse. Muse is very similar to InDesign, so the transition is not too difficult. I demonstrate Muse and then direct my students to seek out videos on The sheet contains assignment requirements, suggestions for content, and how to publish using Dropbox.  Also included is a rubric for the project. Finally, a quick, free solution for students to publish websites. In the past, their websites were never "live"- now that will change, and I am certain that their enthusiasm will change, too. I am collaborating with core subject teachers to have my students do one of the research projects as a website instead of a typed paper!
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Responsive Edge Animate Hero Banner

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 by Sheri German Last Activity on Jul 11, 2014

This is a project that guides students through creating a hero banner in Edge Animate. The banner project includes sound, an interactive button, animated text and three banner images that fade in and out at the pace of five seconds each.  The students are guided through a group exercise that will give them the confidence to complete an extension exercise on their own. The guided banner uses as its theme the Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary in southern New Jersey. The banner cycles through images of birds with a bird sound background. The final image displays the name of the bird sanctuary and offers a navigation button to take the user to the tours page of the site. The students are asked to select a theme, create quality banner graphics and put together their own interactive banner for a mission of their choosing. The project can be used for any subject and should interest the students in finding out more about their themes. The project includes the exercise files for the guided exercise, an e... Read More
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Photoshop Shadow Tutorial

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 by Mel Wolverson Last Activity on Jul 8, 2014

This is a great project for beginners. It allows you to practice selections, layers, and layer styles - all essential basics.   In the video I show how to make a silhouette, like in old cameos, from a single photo.
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Animating Meiosis

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jul 21, 2014

This is intended as a lesson in a biology class. The idea is to introduce animation first by getting the students in an earlier lesson in the unit to animate mitosis (which is simpler) using stop motion animation first. This is because they do not need any major software to do this and I have found in the past that stop motion is a good way in to capturing attention. The meiosis lessons focus on using software to create the animation, so progresses the students in their IT skills as well as their content knowledge. The level of detail that you go into for meiosis depends upon the level of the class. For example, a year 10 student may just show the division of a cell into four daughter cells in steps whereas a year 13 student would need to show each stage (anaphase, telophase etc).
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Yesterday or Tomorrow?

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 by wendy yong Last Activity on Jul 7, 2014

This Project was curated for the purpose of students to get a chance to think creatively and to find a design solution from researching and imagining . Students get a chance to review the past and also to think about the future with no boundaries. Project Description : Find a product that has been around for at least 50 years. and look at how it was advertised 50years ago till today. Researched how this product was advertised in the previous decades, in order to find out the pattern that exist throughout the years. Explain why do they have that pattern.  With proper understanding, design an ad of the same product for the future. For example, Vacuum Cleaners throughout the years uses woman/housewives as the main model to advertised, why?. Imagine in 20 years from how, how should vacuum cleaners be advertised? 
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Letter Bingo

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 by Joel Aarons Last Activity on Jul 22, 2014

A simple game I made up for my 2 year old, that I thought I would share. Attached is a Photoshop PSD file.The PSD has layer comps which amount to six boards, consisting of letters and numbers. Print the boards out twice.One set, paste on cardboard or thick card and laminate. Those are your game boards.One set, cut out each square with letters and numbers on them, paste them on cardboard or thick card, laminate and then cut them out again. Those are your game cards. Easy as pie. Each player chooses one game board. Shuffle the cards. One at a time, with your toddler, choose a card from a stack of face down cards. Get your toddler to check if either of you have the chosen letter/number on your boards. Place if you do, discard if you don't. Get your toddler to say what the letter and number is before putting it down. That's it!  Note: This file uses the font Essay Text Regular found in TypeKit. If you don't have that font, feel free to substitute.
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Posted on Jul 1, 2014 by G Tomas Corsini Sr Last Activity on Jul 8, 2014

4 Image manipulation project files Initial images taken may not have the desired effect because of an angle of view captured not showing as pronounced as when captured or obstructions and imperfections can be corrected to improve the consistency of the background or foreground. The link provides access to the project files, to download and preview or manipulate. G. Tomas Corsini Sr. - Photographer of images presented pd editing images
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The Creative Arsenal

Posted on Jun 29, 2014 by Kevin McMahon Last Activity on Jul 7, 2014

To help the Art Heroes Faculty and Students, a group of instructors and myself have undertaken the impossible task of narrowing down the best creative resources online for design, photography, film, animation, etc.  While purposefully not comprehensive, the Creative Arsenal is my attempt at a easily navigatable index of high-quality video lectures, tutorials, periodicals, etc. that could benefit alomst any digital media instructor. So come for the Creative Arsenal . . . and stay to join Art Heroes and our mission to creative for causes! Kevin (Ps If you have a website or resource to add, please let me know!
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