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Adobe Acrobat for Portfolios

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Sep 19, 2014

This professional development session plan is aimed at helping my participants create a PDF portfolio by using Adobe Acrobat Pro. I have used Adobe's FormsCentral to create both a Pre-event questionnaire form and an Event feed-back form. A handout has been included to allow participants to have key points, as well as a space for a few notes. By the conclusion of this workshop, all participants will be able to begin the process of creating a PDF portfolio from varied resources and understand the benefits of building them for both their course instruction and their own personal/professional artifacting. This will be an introduction that is intended to encourage further usage and exploration for the motivated, intrinsic adult learner. All participants will be encouraged to develop a unique backdrop and custom header to begin exploring the benefit of creativity to their portfolio.
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Teaching and Evaluating Digital Storytelling

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Sep 18, 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 Sep 18, 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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The Flying Car - Artistic Photo collage

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 by silvio nocilla Last Activity on Sep 17, 2014

Even though this tutorial is short and simple is targeted for Photoshop users which have some Photoshop basics . This tutorial will demonstrate how to integrate the use of the Transform tool, Hue and Saturation Adjustment, Channel Mixer and basic masking techniques producing a photo collage made up from 4 different images. After this tutorial individuals will be able to: • Understand how to apply and integrate different tools in Photoshop to create artistic photo collage. • Identify appropriate settings and properties of the tools to be used. • Identify the appropriate technical concepts to create artistic photo collage in a simple way.
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Drawing Graphics with Illustrator

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 by Elizabeth Luna Last Activity on Sep 17, 2014

I developed this lesson plan for the Train the Trainer course. Included with the plan is an illustrator file that can be used to teach the basic drawing tools in Illustrator. Since developing it, I have used it to teach the tools to my students and saw a drastic increase in understanding and ability. Students caught on to the tools faster than ever before and have come to really like illustrator. (I did base this design and development off of a template that was previously designed on the education exchange by Jesus De Dios). 
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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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Fantastic Yearbook Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Sep 17, 2014

In this more advanced session, you’ll dive deeper into Adobe Photoshop Lightroom—the essential software for digital photography—and see how you can use it with Adobe Photoshop for a complete yearbook imaging solution. Educator and Lightroom expert Tim Plumer, Jr., will show you how you and your student staff can create exceptional yearbook photos using powerful exposure adjustments, presets, and touch-up tools. You can watch the recording of this session here.
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Stress-Free Yearbook Photography with Lightroom

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Sep 20, 2014

In this beginner-level session, you’ll learn how to manage and enhance your yearbook photos with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom—the essential software for digital photography. Educator and Lightroom expert Tim Plumer, Jr., will show you how you and your student staff can efficiently organize all your shots, apply simple exposure adjustments to make them look amazing, and even use Lightroom on iPads and iPhones for convenient editing on the go. You can watch the recording of the session here.
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Amazing Things You Never Would Have Guessed Adobe Pro XI Could Do

Posted on Sep 14, 2014 by Maureen LloydJames Last Activity on Sep 19, 2014

Learning Objectives: FIRST SESSION: At the end of the first 50 minute session, participants will be able to identify and use the basic functions and capabilities of Adobe Acrobat Pro XI including how to perform basic editing within a PDF document - specifically bookmarks, links, sticky notes, comments, and adding, removing and rearranging pages SECOND SESSION: At the end of the second 50 minute session, participants will be able to understand the value of a portfolio and be able to create a basic portfolio after importing various files and folders into Acrobat to produce an interactive portfolio. Participants will also be able to select and use a theme for their portfolio
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Poster design

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 by Dhanaraj Keezhara Last Activity on Sep 12, 2014

As the part of public awareness campaign against Sexual assault our students are making posters and digital images ,and sharing with public by uploading them into social networks like Facebook , twitter, Behance and whats-app.
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Art Installation

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 by Dhanaraj Keezhara Last Activity on Sep 9, 2014

“ PUNAR JANAM or Re- Birth”  As the theme for Art Bengaluru 2014 is the Renaissance, the children of Christel House Bangalore, from grades 9 to 12, have created an installation concept “ PUNAR JANAM or Re- Birth” where every single facet has a meaning, and a dimension of reality that stems from the daily struggles that both they and their families have to face as they negotiate the severe inequalities and deprivation that is part of their world.This concept was developed by the children over a series of discussions and brainstorming sessions with the focus on being as creative as possible - in tribute to the Renaissance - so that the viewer might find a new way of looking at the familiar.And hence the installation was designed with humble everyday material –cardboard boxes, paper plates, metal wire – where the haphazard pile-up of colourfully-painted boxes represents the varying stages that human kind has gone through right from evolution to the modern era, faci... Read More
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Animation 101 with Edge Animate

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Sep 20, 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.  You can watch a recording of this webinar here.
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Drawing like a Champ with the Illustrator Pen Tool

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Sep 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 webinar here.
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Easy Digital Art with Illustrator

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Sep 8, 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 this webinar here.
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Weekly Lesson Plans Semester 1, 2014

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Judy Durkin Last Activity on Sep 11, 2014

I always like to look at how other teachers sequence their teaching, so here are my first semester scope and sequence plans for my Art classes and my Computer classes. The second semester is when I really get going heavy with Adobe software. I teach in Tainan, Taiwan and I am surprised that the students are not more tech-savvy. Anyway, I welcome your input and suggestions. The Art plans have a lot more links. I use the free online program: www.commoncurriculum.com to do all my planning.
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Online Resource Handout

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 by Jarvis Grant Last Activity on Sep 9, 2014

This is a list of my favorite online resources for Photoshop, photography, design, and Acrobat. The links in this list are from arts educators personal web sites, YouTube, Adobe TV and Adobe Lear & Support web site. These are links that will help PD session participants begin their exploration of what's out there for them.
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Easy Adobe Captivate for Learner Creativity and Engagement

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 by Shelly Gooden Last Activity on Sep 2, 2014

This 3 hour training is designed to help educators create a connection to learners using Adobe Captivate. Educators become familiar with the basic functionality of this product as they design a tool that makes them more accessible in online environments.
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