Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Adobe Education Exchange (AEE) course?

AEE courses are designed by educators, for educators, and provide you with training on integrating Adobe tools into your teaching. Each collaborative course includes:

  • Innovative instructional content tailored for educators
  • On-demand education content taught by Adobe Education Leaders and expert educators
  • Project ideas to support your creative development and pursuit of lifelong learning
  • Collaboration and discussion with a huge community of educators

How do I find courses to participate in?

You can explore the full list of upcoming courses on the Courses page.

How much do Adobe Education Exchange courses cost?

Adobe Education Exchange courses are FREE, including graduation and accreditation.

How long does it take to complete a course?

Time requirements vary. Please refer to each course homepage for more information on specific time requirements. Courses usually range from 1 to 5 hours.

What do I get for completing a course?

Upon successfully graduating from a course, you will receive a digital badge and a certificate representing a number of professional development hours (dictated by the length of the course). We encourage you to use this certificate, along with your coursework, to apply to your school/university administration for PD/CEU credit.

Which software is required to participate in a course?

Software requirements vary. Please refer to each course’s homepage for more information on specific software requirements.

Can I enroll in more than one course at a time?


How do I unenroll from a course?

You can unenroll by clicking the ‘Unenroll from this Course’ button on a course homepage. Please remember that by unenrolling you will lose your access to course materials.

When will new courses be announced?

New courses are announced throughout the year. Keep an eye out for announcements about new courses in the newsletter or on the Education Exchange homepage. If you have an idea for a future course topic, please tell us about it.

After enrolling, how long do I have access to course content for?

You have access to the full content of a course for as long as you stay enrolled, even after completion.

What happens if I don’t finish a course?

There is no penalty for not finishing a course, and even if you don’t finish you’ll still be able to access all the course content after the course has closed, provided you stay enrolled.

How long does graduation take?

Once you've successfully completed your course, the instructors will review your submitted work. We aim to complete your graduation within 2 weeks of your submission date.

What do I receive when I graduate?

You will receive notice of your graduation via email, with a link to download your course completion certificate as a blank and fillable PDF. You'll download your certificate as PDF file, then type your name onto the file. Once you add your name, you'll be able to print your certificate.

You will also receive a digital badge separately within 24 hours of receiving your certificate. Please check your inbox and spam folder for an email from Acclaim: