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BOT: Global Challenge

Posted on Jan 29, 2015 by Matt Cauthron Last Activity on Jan 29, 2015

Design, 3D modeling & printing, makers, bristlebots, light painting, Makey Makey, video drones, cyber-humans, superheroes, your imagination… Draw, paint, photograph, Photoshop, animate, illustrate, video, sound: Create a BOT orientated artwork that transforms your ordinary life into something super-syfy, magical, universal, or down right robotic. SIGN UP to PARTICIPATE HERE! 
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Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 30, 2015

How can creativity and innovation enhance your Common Core strategy? Join Ron Beghetto of the University of Connecticut for a discussion of strategies you can use tomorrow in your school. About the session How can creativity, something often called uncommon and original, be combined with the CCS, something that is common and convergent? Consequently, many teachers may find themselves at a crossroads — feeling they must choose between nurturing student creativity or conforming to common standards. This webinar is about strategies for reconciling these two competing priorities. About the presenter Ron Beghetto, University of Connecticut Prior to joining the faculty at UConn, Dr. Beghetto Associate Professor of Education Studies at the University of Oregon. Dr. Beghetto earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Indiana University (with an emphasis in Learning, Cognition and Instruction). His research focuses on creativity in educational settings -- examining how teacher a... Read More
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Create a Homepage with Dreamweaver and CC Extract

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 29, 2015

Learn the first steps of turning an Adobe Photoshop web comp into a code-based design using Adobe Dreamweaver and CC Extract. Dreamweaver is the all-in-one visual development tool for websites and mobile content, and CC Extract is the service that makes it easy to extract PSD comp information for use in web and mobile sites. In this session, educator and web developer Sheri German will show you how to extract images to bring into a CSS starter page. Both Part 1 and Part 2 session recordings are linked below
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Standard Practical Exercise Reflection Sheet

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

I use this for every practical exercise I have my students undertake (whether it is animation, photographic, film, planning, whatever).  I have students collate all of these together as a sort of a practical journal - the end result is a go to cheat sheet for all the skills we have covered. It is a brief selection of questions (with prompts) and is broad enough to suit any practical task. It is designed to be done by hand in the last 5 or 10 minutes of a practical session.
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Video Essayist - Every Frame a Painting

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

Editor Tony Zhou has been uploading video essays to YouTube for the past 9 months. They are informative, insightful and entertaining. He looks at different production elements, story elements and filmmakers across his engaging video essays. He also gives further insight on his Tumblr.  This is a resource that anyone who watches film (and especially those who study it) can not be without.  Every Frame a Painting YouTube Every Frame a Painting Tumblr He's also a massive fan of Adobe products. 
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Flash Reflection Sheet

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 24, 2015

This is a reflection sheet designed to follow on from my 2 Flash tutorials (although you could use it in most beginners Flash classes): Getting Started with Flash Animating Multiple Scenes in Flash This should provide students with a good opportunity to take stock of what they have learned and highlight what they still do not understand. 
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The Public Domain Project

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 26, 2015

Literally thousands of public domain media files that you can use in whatever you like.  The Public Domain Project The Pond5 site is a little buggy and awkward but totally worth it for these amazing  resources. 
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An Exercise in Competitive Analysis

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Andrew Wilson Last Activity on Jan 21, 2015

This exercise allows students to consume websites from a design/usability perspective rather than the content. Not only will this capture some ideas of great design, but help you in making your own designs more usable and accessible in order to create sites that outpace the competition. 
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Title Task

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 21, 2015

This task is designed to assist students in analysing what goes into film, TV, game and webseries titles. It then moves on to brainstorming and then designing titles for their own project.  Works really well with these resources (as well as my previously posted storyboard template): Art of the Title How They Did It
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Aaron Draplin Takes On a Logo Design Challenge

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 21, 2015

Aaron Draplin from Draplin Design Co. designs a logo in 15 minutes for lynda.com.  A really great example for students of the design process, the power of broad brainstorming, content and style knowledge, and seeing someone work who loves what they are doing. Great for design students but also a really good example for all arts disciplines.  Here it is. Here is Draplin's website: DDC
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19 Free Tutorials for Learning Game Development

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 by Janet Tompson Last Activity on Jan 7, 2015

Want to learn Game Development?? If yes, then get ready because there is no need to break the bank when getting started with game development. There are a plethora of different gaming engines, 3D softwares and programming options that an be used to develop a game and its assets. Free tutorials like these are great building blocks. Building actual games is the preferred method of learning to develop self-created titles. 19 Free Tutorials for Learning Game Development
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The 5 Best Tools for Developing Android & iPhone Apps

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 by Janet Tompson Last Activity on Jan 7, 2015

If you're truly serious about building apps and games for both Android & iOS devices, and don't have any coding skills, or any idea of how mobile programming works, then don't worry, I have a list of best tools for developing Android & iPhone apps, all you need is time on your hands. The 5 Best Tools for Developing Android & iPhone Apps
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Creating Interactive Rubrics with Acrobat Pro

Posted on Dec 26, 2014 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Jan 6, 2015

This is a Professional Development Training Plan that I created as my final assignment in the Adobe Train the Trainer Course. Included with this Training Plan for Using Acrobat Pro and FormsCentral for Creating Interactive Rubrics is a copy of a Workshop Sign-up form, A KWL like pre-assessment survey form, and an Exit Survey or Feedback form. I love the templates provided through Adobe FormsCentral. They are great! Make your assessment process less painless by learning how to convert old Rubrics into interactive ones by simply scanning and tweaking, or start with a new file and create it directly in Acrobat Pro. I have also attached several AdobeTV videos on using Acrobat to be viewed as extra content information. This is just the tip of the iceberg.
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Create a Poetry App for the iPad 1

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 by Siobhán Murphy Last Activity on Jan 20, 2015

This lesson is proposed as the first of three sessions during which participants will create a magazine-style poetry app for the iPad. This (first) session deals with creating an animated title/intro page in Photoshop (think of it as an animated front cover for a magazine). The completed 5 second video that will be created in direct and guided practice may be viewed here. Here is a link to the resources created for this plan. 'title_intro.mp4' – MP4 of final video, so participants can see what they are working towards. 'title_intro.psd' – so participants can cycle through the layers during direct instruction, to see the effect of each step. 'daylight.jpg' and 'ambient.m4a' – so participants can recreate the video in Photoshop, during guided practice. 'session1_notes.pdf' – e-copy of notes to be emailed to participants (with clickable links to further resources). 'session1_notesPRINT.pdf' – hard-copy hand-outs for class, for use during guided and ind... Read More
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Adobe Flash Professional Help/Reference Manuals/Guides

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 by Mircea Lungu Last Activity on Dec 12, 2014

I have uploaded this resource which contains the Web links to the original Adobe Flash Professional help/reference manuals/guides for those people who needed them, but didn't know where to find them and, therefore, couldn't get them. They are PDF files that can be downloaded and used offline, anytime, without the need of an Internet connection. There are different documents corresponding to the versions/releases of the software. All these electronic documents are copyrighted to Adobe Systems Incorporated and its licensors - they have all the rights reserved. The documents are licensed for use under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License. To view a copy of this license, please visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ You can download the PDF files from the following links: Adobe Flash Professional CC reference:http://helpx.adobe.com/pdf/flash_reference.pdf Adobe Flash Professi... Read More
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5 things to know before building your first Android App

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 by Janet Tompson Last Activity on Dec 12, 2014

I recently came across PraneethVT’s Reddit post about how he built his first Android mobile app – a GPA calculator. If you are newbie and willing to build your first Android app then, you should start from the basics of Java and keep going up to Android so on. HIGHLY recommend ditching the YouTube tutorials in favor of a book or a lecture series. 5 things to know before building your first Android App
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Giving Students a Voice: How to create storytellers using Adobe Voice.

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 by Albert Thomas Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

This session is designed to be introduction to the Adobe Voice. The learning objective will be to explore ideas and ways to use Adobe Voice to as a creative tool for presenting ideas and provide engaging ways to introduce new concepts. At the end of the professional development, participants will be able to apply basic functionalities to successfully navigate the Adobe Voice App. and will create a foundation to their first lesson for students through Adobe Voice.  The participants should be able to identify and apply the basic operations of the app. and produce an intro presentation to share with others.
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World Skills Graphic Design Competition

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 by Mark Gatehouse Last Activity on Dec 15, 2014

From 9 February to 20 March you can register teams to enter the World Skills Graphic Design Competition. The winner's will go on to the Global World Skills Competition  to be held in 2017. They will be coached by international renowned designers on that path. This competition is sponsored by Adobe, Ogilvy Mather Advertising, Coley Porter Bell, Ideas Foundation. It is open to any level 3 student currently studying at a UK College or Sixth Form. 
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