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Introducing Creative Cloud to the University of Maryland Community

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 by Megan Deaton Last Activity on Oct 31, 2014

In this video I have gone over how University of Maryland faculty/staff/students can download and install the Creative Cloud for the TERPware website.  These instructions and descriptions within the video are only appropriate for those eligible to download the Creative Cloud from the University of Maryland TERPware website.  This presentation is also done in a face to face format where attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop to install the Creative Cloud Applications should they require immediate technical assistance. 
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Advanced Animated Infographics with Flash Professional

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

Make your infographics even more engaging. In this more advanced session, University of Denver interactive software engineer Joseph Labrecque will teach you how to use adobe Flash Professional to enhance your infographics with user-driven navigation along the Timeline. Adobe Flash Professional is the authoring environment for creating and delivering immersive web experiences, applications, games, and multimedia content.  A recording of the session will be placed below.
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Easy Animated Infographics with Flash Professional

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

Learn how to create animated infographics using Adobe Flash Professional, the authoring environment for creating and delivering immersive web experiences, applications, games, and multimedia content. University of Denver interactive software engineer Joseph Labrecque will teach you how to supercharge your infographics with drawings, images, and text, and then export them to HTML5 Canvas for playback on Adobe Flash Player. Recording of the session will be linked below.
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Visual Resume: Now and Then

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 by Mike Skocko Last Activity on Oct 28, 2014

Instead of a traditional resume, why not ask students to create a visual resume? Instead of one resume, why not ask students to create two? One early in the year and one near the end—bookends marking the student's growth in an unmistakable manner. This idea was born while watching the DOES CREATIVITY MATTER IN THE WORLD OF WORK? webinar. Archived here. Thanks to Tacy Trowbridge for the inspiration! When Tacy showed this slide, the idea blossomed in an instant. The resume, a traditionally—well let's be honest, it's a boring project for most students. I've always asked the kids to create the project in Illustrator or InDesign but, even though they create art like this, I've always asked them to produce professional-quality traditional resumes. (Stupid teacher!) This page (ignore the inappropriate examples) is just the tip of the iceberg of what students might be inspired to create. I can't wait to share this project with the kids next week!
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Design a Logo with Adobe Illustrator

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

These resources are provided for use with the Up and Running with Adobe Illustrator professional development workshop.
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Support Red Ribbon Week or other Community Campaign

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Janet Cook Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

Educate your students while you get them involved in decorating the school and its website for Red Ribbon Week or another community campaign. Assign all students to create a project illustrating your school's Red Ribbon Week theme (in the US 2014 Red Ribbon Theme: “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.”  See website: http://redribbon.org/) or other community campaign.  Students should research the topic and come up with a poster, web page, public service announcement or other use of their media to communicate this theme to their fellow students and community. Students can even create a game or program a presentation using characters if they are in a programming class.  Publicize their work on your school website, newsletter, and, of course, hallway walls.   Emphasize the need for knowing the audience, making sure to use readable text, keeping work G(family)-rated, while having attention-getting features when doing this type of work. Also they should avoid including p... Read More
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Dreamweaver Professional Development Sample Project

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 23, 2014

These resources are provided for use with the Adobe Professional Development workshop Up and Running with Adobe Dreamweaver.  Download the file before proceeding through the learning-project steps.
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Creating A Digital Portfolio

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 by LaDale Whaley Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

The professional development, lesson offers a basic understanding of creating a digital portfolio using Adobe Acrobat Professional. Upon completing the workshop participants will have a basic knowledge and understanding of Acrobat as well as a digital portfolio.
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Examples of InDesign

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 10, 2014

These examples were created for use with the Up and Running with Adobe InDesign workshop. The materials included are: Newsletter-complete.jpegNewspaper Student Example.pdfWalker Evans.pdf
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New tutorials available for Creative Cloud desktop & mobile apps

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 by Rita Amladi Last Activity on Oct 24, 2014

The Creative Cloud Learn team has released forty two tutorials timed with the latest launch of Creative Cloud apps.  In addition, we’ve added the Hello learning experience to Photoshop, with tracks for photographers and designers, and as part of that, we’ve updated a number of Photoshop tutorials. Visit learn.adobe.com for our complete library of tutorials.  For tutorials on new features in an app, visit learn.adobe.com and click on the app icon. Click What's New in the menu bar at the top. Enjoy! -Rita Amladi CC Learn team at Adobe
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Get Started with Adobe Creative Cloud Apps

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 by Ashish Garg Last Activity on Oct 6, 2014

Want to start using your Adobe Creative Cloud apps, but don’t know where to begin? That’s where we come in. The following tutorials will take you through a quick, entry-level project. You’ll see what you can do and be ready to learn more.
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Digital Design with Adobe Creative Cloud Syllabus

Posted on Oct 3, 2014 by Robert Leneway Last Activity on Oct 25, 2014

This is a complete 14 week on line course taught by the online Educational Technology graduate program at Western Michigan University for K-12 teachers based upon Design with Adobe Creative Cloud: Classroom in a Book text plus additional instructor created lessons and resources.
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Adobe Connect Overview

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 by Walter Zweigle Last Activity on Oct 2, 2014

Get current with the latest in Web technologies, tools and tips for online training, eLearning, distance education and similar Web-based communications. See Adobe® Connect™ in action. Join us for a one-hour Web seminar and learn how to easily combine learning assets with real-time interactivity for Web-based instructional experiences.
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Australasian time friendly Adobe in Education Live PL (2014)

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Oct 4, 2014

This post features a two page flyer outlining Adobe in Education live professional learning sessions that are generally in friendly dates & times for Australasian educators.
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Create a Silhouette with Adobe Photoshop

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 6, 2014

These files are resources intended for use with the workshop Up and Running with Adobe Photoshop. Save the zipped file to a folder on your desktop and unzip the files, which you’ll use to complete the project. 
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Teaching and Evaluating Digital Storytelling

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 20, 2014

This resource contains three PDFs intended to accompany the workshop "Teach Visual Literacy: Digital Storytelling," part of the "Teach Visual Literacy" series. The PDFs are: Assessing Digital Storytelling: a checklist and rubric for setting goals and evaluating progress.Digital Storytelling Resources: a list of resources for learning about and teaching digital storytelling.Visual Literacy 101: a primer on teaching Visual Literacy to students. 
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Sowing the seeds for a more creative society

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Oct 2, 2014

How do we prepare students to participate in a more creative society? View this recorded session, featuring Mitch Resnick of the MIT Media Lab for a discussion of new technologies and activities designed to help children think more creatively. About the session We live in a world that is changing more rapidly than ever before. Much of what we learn today will be obsolete tomorrow. Success and happiness depend on the ability to think and act creatively. In short, we are living in the Creative Society. But there is a problem. Most activities in children's lives, whether it's lessons in the classroom or games in the living room, are not designed to help children develop as creative thinkers. In this presentation, we will discuss new technologies and activities designed specifically to help children learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively, so that they are prepared for life in the Creative Society. we will focus particularly on Scratch, a new programming language and on... Read More
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Engaging Students with Adobe Voice

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Sep 18, 2014

This is a lesson based around getting staff to learn how to use Adobe Voice. It also gets them to think about how it could help students with literacy issues become more engaged as well as giving a voice to special target groups. In NZ the target groups are Maori and Pasifika, but these could easily be altered to match the situation elsewhere in the world. The Voice_Help_Sheet is a sheet so that staff can reference it if they cannot get immediate help from me. I have designed it so that the sheet can be skimmed and, hopefully, the learner may pick up other ideas as they go through. The other sheet (Voice_Task_Sheet) is a sheet giving task and discussion instructions. Of the two exemplar Voice presentations, I created the first and the second is one that explains a scientific concept (so illustrating a different use). I have not included the exit slip as part of this download- this very much depends upon you personally and whether you think it was better to have an electronic form submitted.
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Animation 101 with Edge Animate

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 18, 2014

Create an animated web banner using Adobe Edge Animate! In this beginner-level session, you’ll learn how to manipulate the stage and animate text and shapes. Dr. Tim Kitchen will teach you how to manipulate the stage and animate text and shapes in Adobe Edge Animate—an HTML-based animation tool that enables you to build animations without coding.  Watch the session recording below.
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Drawing like a Champ with the Illustrator Pen Tool

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

Dive deeper into Adobe Illustrator by mastering one of its signature tools. Since the Pen can be a bit tricky to manage, this session is designed to help you understand how the tool works and how you can use it to create amazing drawings. In this more advanced session, you’ll dive deeper into Adobe Illustrator—the industry-standard vector graphics software that lets you create artwork and typography for virtually any medium. Educator and Illustrator expert Rob Shwartz will show you how to master the Pen, an essential tool that can be a bit tricky to manage. This session is designed to help you understand how the tool works and how you can use it to create amazing drawings. You can watch a recording of the session below.
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Easy Digital Art with Illustrator

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

A great Adobe Illustrator session for beginners! Get step-by-step guidance on using vectors to create awesome digital artwork in your classroom—no need to master the Pen tool first.  In this beginner-level session, you’ll get your feet wet with Adobe Illustrator—the industry-standard vector graphics software that lets you create artwork and typography for virtually any medium. Educator and Illustrator expert Rob Schwartz will give you step-by-step guidance on using vectors to create awesome digital art in your classroom—no need to master the Pen tool first. You can watch a recording of the session below.
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Retouching Your Images

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 by M. Chow Last Activity on Sep 1, 2014

Have you ever seen an amazing photo but could never figure out how it was taken? A good photographer can accomplish this. And if not, Photoshop has tools for correcting many kinds of imperfections, from smoothing pores and wrinkles to removing unsightly power lines. How about the pages of beauty magazines? Wow, those models have no imperfections! Or what about the cherish photos in our wallets of our loved ones—all leave the tale tell signs of cracks, rips, tears, and misshapen corners. Majority of the photos that you see, can be fixed with Photoshop. Although, this topic is taught in the advanced level of Photoshop, we will touch briefly what retouching can do.
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