Resource Search Results (378)

The future of digital learning

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 24, 2015

As leaders in the education space, we have a responsibility to plan for the future while driving student outcomes today. Join Adobe and Chris Dede of the Harvard Graduate School of Education for a look at the future of digital learning. Discover how emerging trends will shape your institution, and what you can do now to prepare. About the presenter Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership. His funded research includes five grants from NSF and the Gates Foundation to design and study immersive simulations, transformed social interactions, and online professional development.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher and in 2011 he was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Chris has served as a member of the National Academy... Read More
0 305
  • No Ratings

Module 3: Entry Level Programming with Scratch

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 by Ryan Patton Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Module 3 Overview: SW expand upon their program to implement advanced structured programming techniques such as parallelism of functions, as well as manipulation of sprites on the XY grid. Estimated Time: 8 Days Vocabulary of Instruction: Quadrants, XY Coordinates, Pixels, Multitasking, Parallelism, Algorithm, Function, Forever Loop, Embedded If/Else,
0 150
  • No Ratings

Create a classroom activity app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Create an app that lets students generate ideas for classroom activities (e.g., make a mural, write a poem) just by shaking a smartphone! In this more advanced class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to use Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers—to build the app. Then, he’ll show you how to use PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—to access the accelerometer in the phone. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he r... Read More
0 331
  • No Ratings

Create your first app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Time to create your first mobile app! In this beginner-level class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to build an app using HTML in Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers. Then, he’ll show you how to upload your app to PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—for deployment to mobile platforms. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he returned to Bournemouth to work for an international magazine publisher, working first of a... Read More
0 382
  • 1 Rating

Adobe EdEx Group: Flash Exchange

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 by Joseph Labrecque Last Activity on Apr 21, 2015

Flash Exchange is a group for discussion and resource sharing around the Adobe Flash Platform with a focus on education and educators. All Flash-related content and interest is welcome: Flash Professional CC, Flash Player, AIR, HTML5 Canvas and WebGL, animation, creative tooling, Adobe Connect, Adobe Media Server, ActionScript, JavaScript, Flex, Starling, Feathers, Away3D, mobile development, apps, games, video streaming, et cetera...
0 211
  • No Ratings

Retouching in PhotoShop CC2014

Posted on Apr 18, 2015 by Michael Chow Last Activity on Apr 18, 2015

PhotoShop Retouching for Creative Cloud 2014: Photoshop has been the go-to tool for artists when it comes to professionally retouching images. There are six photo retouching tips and tricks. The following is a step by step of using these simple tools. This is a follow-up to 'Retouching Your Images in CS5' (https://edex.adobe.com/resource/414-afa6/), as this is now for CC2014. The added tool was the Content Aware Move Tool, which I have to say, is pretty cool to use too! Hope this works for you.
0 332
  • No Ratings

Captivate your students with interactivity and built-in feedback

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 by Matthew Miller Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

A lesson plan for a series of six short lessons on Adobe Captivate followed by group and individual work practicing and putting into use what was covered. The workshop focuses on how you can use Captivate to include interactivity and built-in feedback loops to increase the usefulness of video lessons (particularly for flipped learning).   
0 284
  • 1 Rating

How to Make a Jigsaw Puzzle in Adobe Flash

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 by Tim Bateup Last Activity on Apr 22, 2015

In the first video, learn how to make a simple drag & drop jigsaw puzzle in Adobe Flash. The second video will expand on what you have learnt and show you how to make a jigsaw with targets (so that the pieces snap into place). Students will use basic ActionScript 3.0 (mainly Code Snippets) to complete this task.
2 389
  • 1 Rating

Project Management - Resource

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

I am in love with the resource Trello! I have used it for several project focused activities, but found it indispensable during my time as a newspaper adviser. It utilizes your already set up Google accts. and works with a left to right workflow (although you can customize it to work any way you want).
1 1152
  • 1 Rating

Gamification Elements

Posted on Mar 29, 2015 by Valery Keibler Last Activity on Mar 29, 2015

Gamificaion is an interesting concept which may increase learner engagement and retention.  This course is intended to allow educators to consider the elements required for ramification of a course by exploring the elements of a successful program, duoLingo. The resource provided is a PPT with screen captures from duoLingo.  An instructor could introduce Ps, Ai, or other Adobe programs and allow participants to crate their own ramification elements after discussing the PPT.  If desired, instructors can create their own video using the PPT to supplement their instruction.
0 461
  • No Ratings

IGNITE Talks - What does creativity in education look like to you?

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 27, 2015

Kickstart your work to put creativity at the center of what you do. Join leading educators in the creativity space as they present their visions for the future in brief, inspiring IGNITE-style talks. Featured speakers include: Amy Burvall Make du Jour - Fostering Creativity on a Daily Basis I've been a Hawai'i private school teacher for 20 years and am currently on a Theory of Knowledge learning journey with IB Diploma students at Le Jardin Academy. You can find me in various spots on the Web, as I continue the History for Music Lovers project on YouTube, blog about the MOOCS I'm participating in, develop the L3 and VoxBoxED21 projects, or tweet about education and design. I LOVE Remix Culture, Copyright Reform, Media Theory, Typography, Art History, Graphic Design, Cheeky/Whimsical Art and Open Web/Open Culture. I ADMIRE Marshall McLuhan, Henry Jenkins, Michael Wesch, Austin Kleon, Mitch Resnick , Stephen Fry, David Byrne, Jim Groom, Alan Levine, Howard Rheingold, Alejandro Piscitelli, Rick Falkvinge and... Read More
0 1712
  • 1 Rating

Virtual 3D Backgrounds with After Effects

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

Bring some Hollywood “wow factor” to your movies. In this more advanced session, technology educator Jason Carthew will teach you how to create a virtual 3D background for chroma-keyed video footage with Adobe After Effects—the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software. You’ll be making stunning SciFi movies in no time! About the presenter Jason Carthew teaches the Industrial Technology: Multimedia courses for years 9 through to 12 at Crestwood High School. He has trained teachers across New South Wales (Australia) in the use of Adobe products for teaching and learning. These courses focused on improving Flash, Premier Elements, Photoshop and Dreamweaver skills with the teachers. Jason has utilised his skills in the production of independent films such as the short film AIWU, which was shown at the New York Independent Film Festival and the feature film Dead Down Under (in post production). Both films relied heavily on Flash... Read More
4 2272
  • No Ratings

Animated 3D Titles with After Effects

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 31, 2015

Cool titles make your movies look even more professional. In this beginner-level session, technology educator Jason Carthew will teach you how to create an animated 3D title for chroma-keyed video footage with Adobe After Effects—the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software. About the presenter Jason Carthew teaches the Industrial Technology: Multimedia courses for years 9 through to 12 at Crestwood High School. He has trained teachers across New South Wales (Australia) in the use of Adobe products for teaching and learning. These courses focused on improving Flash, Premier Elements, Photoshop and Dreamweaver skills with the teachers. Jason has utilised his skills in the production of independent films such as the short film AIWU, which was shown at the New York Independent Film Festival and the feature film Dead Down Under (in post production). Both films relied heavily on Flash and After Effects to achieve the SFX components . Jason on... Read More
0 1863
  • No Ratings

Video Essayist - Jacob T. Swinney

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

Jacob T. Swinney is an amazing filmmaker who cuts together gorgeous visual essays. These are mesmerizing and mature pieces dedicated to filmmakers and beautiful examples of the practice. Jacob T. Swinney
2 1329
  • 1 Rating

An Introduction to Flash Drawing Tools and Character Animation

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 by Adam Corkett Last Activity on Apr 7, 2015

This is a series of short videos in a collective playlist, which covers [quickly] a range of associated methods to create characters using the drawing tools and then animate these. Pencil ToolPen ToolSelection and Sub-Select ToolsMotion TweenBone ToolClassic TweenMotion PathGradient Fills This is recorded just using demo mode for speed, so there is no mouse hinting thrown in on this series. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoVjYC0dzcXAaf7vkkb7zjYTsZiXPY5Jt - Link to playlist as EDEX isn't liking the multiple videos at the moment.
1 780
  • 3 Ratings

Photoshop Ninja Moves 1: Select Color Range

Posted on Mar 21, 2015 by Pete Episcopo Last Activity on Apr 15, 2015

Great 1 to 2-minute tutorials for Photoshop-curious starters.  I designed these videos to build self-efficacy fast in new users at Full Sail University.  In this video, you'll quickly remove that white background from a jpeg resource file... and then some!
3 979
  • 2 Ratings

Publish Flash content on multiple platforms

Posted on Mar 7, 2015 by Joseph Labrecque Last Activity on Apr 17, 2015

Flash Professional CC lets you create animations for virtually any use case, device, browser, or platform. Natively author and publish your content to various formats using the tools and interface you already know. I have recorded – and Adobe has published – a set of video tutorials to spread awareness of Flash Professional CC as a platform agnostic creative animation and asset generation tool. Not only is this messaging important for creatives looking for a solid solution for targeting HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, and an array of custom platforms like Away3D and GAF… but is also beneficial to getting people to understand what a great platform exists within the Adobe runtimes; Flash Player and AIR! No matter what the target – Flash Professional is a wonderfully expressive tool and Adobe is committed to enhancing the application to make it more useful for an ever-expanding set of creative designers, developers, animators, and more.
1 1228
  • 2 Ratings

Learn to use the Pen Tool

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 by Kimberly Larson Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

When I teach Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to students they seem to have a difficult time learning how to use the Pen Tool. A few month back I saw a post on social media about a web game that someone came up with to teach / learn to use the pen tool. I quickly introduced it to my students and they loved it. Even today, I catch students playing the game. If you have you really should check it out! http://bezier.method.ac/ Enjoy!
3 1882
  • 3 Ratings

Erik Natzke: The Creative Application of Education

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 by Adobe Education Last Activity on Mar 15, 2015

Watch this recorded presentation by artist Erik Natzke from the Adobe Education Leader 2014 Summer Institute.  Einstein famously said, “Knowledge is limited; but imagination encircles the world.” The knowledge we acquire does empower us. But it isn’t until we find new and imaginative ways to apply this knowledge, that we begin to evolve ourselves. The mechanisms for acquiring knowledge and applying creativity are generally in conflict with one another. One is the systematic absorption of information and the other is a mode of play that often disrupts our progress to shake out discovery and gain a greater understanding of the known body of knowledge. The real trick comes when you can complete the loop and have play inspire learning and vice versa.
1 1216
  • No Ratings

Change the World in Two Weeks

Posted on Mar 2, 2015 by Mike Skocko Last Activity on Mar 2, 2015

I pitched a blue sky project to my students today (March 2). On Friday, March 13, they'll deliver their plan/artifact/evidence of what/how/why they did/will continue to do to "make the world a better place." On Monday, March 16, they'll each present their results to their peers. They may work alone or collaboratively but each must document the journey on his/her blog. The project intro is in the video (below). I also linked to this scene from Pay It Forward in the quest.  Personal shocker: Less that 10% of the students have seen Pay It Forward. The kids responded enthusiastically to the challenge and the classroom was abuzz with possibilities. It's going to be an interesting two weeks.
0 740
  • No Ratings

Photography Book with inDesign - Lesson Plan

Posted on Mar 1, 2015 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Apr 10, 2015

Here is a lesson plan that I will be using for my Photography Class as their final assignment this year.  I have used this assignment in the past few years but not with inDesign.  I have used the free BLURB book creator desktop app that is downloadable from their website where we set up a store to print and sell extra copies of our student books as a fundraiser effort for my photography class to help offset costs for the course on things such as software renewal, photo printing paper, lighting equipment, etc.  We haven't raised a lot of money, because most are usually satisfied with their one copy, but I share the link with them to give to family and friends and tell them to encourage them to buy more copies as holiday gifts and to let them know that most of the proceeds go to support our class and to keep it going. As my class photography final I make them create a book designed from their best photos that they took this year.  They are required to make adjustments and manipulations to... Read More
3 2215
  • 1 Rating