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Developing Creative Learners in K-12 Classrooms

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 29, 2014

Creativity is no longer an elective, it's the future.  In a recent survey, 85% of people agreed that creative thinking is critical for problem solving in their career.* And with the challenges the world is facing today in our global economy, in our environment, and in social issues, the need for creative ideas has never been greater. Which is why we believe creativity must be a priority in education. Today’s students want to make a difference in the world. And they want to do it their way, using the tools of the connected world they’ve grown up in. Our opportunity is to provide an engaging learning environment that supports learning on any device, any time, from any location. And our imperative is to foster creative thinking, collaboration, and the development of digital skills. This webinar will share the strategies and tools used in our classroom to ensure students are given these opportunities to develop creative confidence to become innovative thinkers of the future. Join our... Read More
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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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Quick & Dirty fun student directed creation of web based commercials delivered via Connect

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Dan Blevins Last Activity on Oct 28, 2014

Students will collaborate in 3-4 member teams to create a commercial to market a new computer or smart device over the web. Connect is the delivery system to view the draft and final commercial versions, archive the commercials, and poll the effectiveness of the commercials. The lesson is an example of Project Based Learning and Universal Design for Learning. Mutual trust between students and the teacher is necessary as well as good teacher classroom management skills. This is a fun lesson for students and the teacher...Dan Blevins, AEL
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Creating E-Portfolio for Success: Website Design for Educators using Adobe Muse CC

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 by Shanlee Liu Last Activity on Oct 25, 2014

Creating interactive website for K-16 educators of any subject using Adobe Muse CC is the collaborative trend for every day teaching and learning. This tutorial will demonstrate step-by-step process from watch Adobe TV, Adobe for Academics, Adobe training videos ahead of time, come to a face-to-face session or on-line seminar, then publish the website to Business Catalyst. Educators can revise and edit their web side anytime and anywhere using Adobe Creative Cloud. 
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FormsCentral Tutorial: Turn-in Box

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 by Judy Durkin Last Activity on Oct 24, 2014

This is a short tutorial on building a Turn-in Box in FormsCentral. FormsCentral is a terrific online program for going paperless! I use it to create quizzes, visual writing prompts, and in this instance, Turn-in Boxes which I place on my website. By using the turn-in box, I have a time-stamped record of when students turn-in their assignment. It is easy to download student files and the whole process is totally paperless. Save paper. Save the planet. Use FormsCentral!
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Discovery of InDesign - Session Plan - Final

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 by Fabrice Deraedt Last Activity on Oct 23, 2014

Thisis a lesson plan for a 4 hours class on the basics of InDesign.   This is based on my last assignment for the Train the Trainer Course of 2014. So, in here, you'll find: - Navigate InDesign 101 tips list (pdf)- How to lay out a page check-list (pdf)- Examples of work (pdf) - list of videos shown in Direct Instruction In the meantime, i'll be very glad for any and all of your comments, as they've been very very helpful in making our plans greater up to now ;) Have a great reading time, Fabrice
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4 Ways to Create PDF with Bookmarks (Acrobat Tutorial)

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 by Mary Cheng Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

No matter you want to produce an eBook, a brochure or just a simple document but with a number of pages, you may want the reader to navigate your PDF much easier with Bookmarks. If you use Microsoft Word to produce your document, the process is pretty easier as long as you do use the Style properly in Word. However, if you’re given access to a PDF only, without the access to the original document, you can still add bookmarks later on. It just may take you some more time. This video will demonstrate 4 different ways to create PDF with bookmarks. Convert to PDF with AcrobatConvert to PDF with WordNew Bookmarks from Structure (From Acrobat)Create Bookmarks Manually (From Acrobat) The audio recorded sound terrible, therefore I didn’t include audio in this video. Here is the video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDeLwXXqFQc
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Content Visualization with Adobe Illustrator Lesson Plan

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 by Arian Mercado Last Activity on Oct 17, 2014

This lesson plan is intended for faculty staff professional development.  In this training session, participants will apply the basics of Adobe Illustrator and will familiarize themselves with the interface. After completing the session, participants will be able to draw with adobe illustrator using the pen tool and shapes.  They will produce learning content such as creative diagrams, info-graphics explaining certain steps, process, etc.
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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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Representing statistics visually

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Duane Erickson Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

This is a cross-curricular project where students turn statistical data into an easily understood visual representation. Please note that I only provide an example of this assignment. Any lesson plan or grading rubric should be customized to fit the specific needs of your curriculum. In this example, I use US Census Data to create a color coded county map of the state of Idaho representing the percentages of people living below poverty level. 
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Enhancing Online Courses with Photoshop

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Brenda Soto-Martinez Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

This is a lesson plan for the Enhancing Online Courses with Photoshop Workshop. The purpose is to train faculty and /or Staff of Distance Education Departments of a Higher Education Institution in the use of Photoshop to design multimedia content (graphics, highlight content, etc) for their online courses. The plan includes details for the workshop including direct instruction, guided instruction and independent practice. Also, a session opening and closing. The duration of this one session is 5 hours total. Tools and functionalities will be discussed. As support material, you will find a video of a basic introduction on creating a Photoshop Session and some examples of actual content created for Online courses in Business, Engineering, Science, Math and Humanities Schools. This examples are within a PDF Portfolio as a Showcase
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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 Nov 1, 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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Adobe Creative Suite for Design and Production

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 by Michael Chow Last Activity on Oct 7, 2014

The course is available to all walks of life from Marketing & Communication Managers, Marketing Coordinators to Photographers, College Staff, Teacher Assistants, Graphic and Web Designers. Learn the basics to intermediate of layout, design and production while using PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign. Through presentation, demonstration, practical assignments and projects you will learn to confidently navigate around these programs.  At the end, participants will be able to recognize the following for PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign, the interface, panels, menus and tools; know basic colour management; create and save files for print and web; copy, move, paste and align; typesetting; types of images and file resolutions; fills, strokes, filters, effects, and transparency. At the end, participants will also know in PhotoShop how to recognize and use the pen tool; retouching tools; cropping; layering; eraser tools; selection and marquee; blending modes, actions to create... Read More
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Adding Polish to your newsletter with InDesign

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

Build your Adobe InDesign skills! Learn some advanced techniques for creating newsletters, including how to reuse settings from other InDesign files. In this more advanced session, you’ll dive deeper into Adobe InDesign—a professional page layout application for print and digital publishing. Educator and Illustrator expert Eric Dumas will teach you some advanced techniques for creating polished newsletters, including how to reuse settings from other InDesign files. You can watch the session recording below.
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Create a School Newsletter with InDesign

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

Make a great-looking school newsletter with Adobe InDesign! In this beginner-level session educator and Illustrator expert Eric Dumas will teach you Learn a set of simple tasks that help you and your students create a publication for your class, club, or team. You'll learn how to create a newsletter with Adobe InDesign—a professional page layout application for print and digital publishing. Session recording is below.
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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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ABCs of Acrobat for Faculty and Staff

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 by Jan Hunsicker Last Activity on Sep 22, 2014

Many people do not know the power of Acrobat, this course will get them started with creating a PDFs using Acrobat, creating a single document from many different types of documents in Acrobat, creating bookmarks and links in a PDF using Acrobat. I'm intending it more for staff.
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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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Adobe Acrobat for Portfolios

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Sep 26, 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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