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Getting started with Adobe Premiere Pro

Posted on 5/28/20 by davex dave Latest activity: 5/28/20

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Adobe Premiere Pro is a video production tool that enables you to edit and manipulate video projects and export them to a variety of formats. In this activity, students are introduced to the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace, including how to import files, capture video, manage media, use the Storyboard feature, and how to work with clips in the Timeline panel.

Clipping Path Service

Posted on 5/20/20 by Chris Choudhury Latest activity: 5/20/20

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Clipping Path Service is usually drawing way with Photoshop pen tool to cut out an image from its background using a closed vector path or shape. The shape separates that the transparent portion of an image from the part, which is not transparent. It means that this is the way that’s used to remove and edit the background of an image. Besides, it not only uses to background drop out but for the color correction purposes as well. Moreover, anything inside the path is included and everything outside th... Read More

Typography in Motion Graphics

Posted on 5/18/20 by Farah Nadia Azman Latest activity: 5/31/20

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Typography is the art of letter-form arrangement in visual design. When typography are used on compelling ways, it provides an emotive role in motion design. In motion graphics, typography animation can be classified into 2 primary categories: Motion typographyFluid typography Understanding how to distinct between these two typography animation types can be useful in for animators when developing motion graphics that include text elements. Try search for kinetic typography examples in YouTube. Share... Read More

Designers in the e-outfield

Posted on 5/9/20 by Nora Carrol Latest activity: 5/9/20

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Designers of fashion, home furnishings and artisanal crafts can and do create cottage industries, which are critical to economic development in emerging markets. However, they are limited by internet access that is costly, unreliable and too narrow in bandwidth to accommodate much more than text. That makes online business incubators less effective than they should be. Which creative technologies, Adobe and otherwise, might get around these limitations?

Engaging or raging?

Posted on 5/5/20 by Leonardo caroleo Latest activity: 5/11/20

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What seems to be the biggest barrier your students are facing at present and how have you helped them overcome this? For example, we were able to get the licenses for the Adobe suite to our students to use at home but some of their computers are not suitable to run the suites. We have had to look at alternative ways of working for them.

New Course "Graphics Language "

Posted on 3/12/20 by Catherine Coddbower Latest activity: 3/12/20

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My school has decided to launch a new course next year. We are in the process of moving to a Competency-Based Education curriculum. I am a Graphic Arts teacher and will co-teach a course with an English teacher. Our curriculum will be project-based and provide 1 and 1/2 credits of elective and 1 credit of English. We are in the planning stages and would appreciate suggestions and or feedback from other individuals who might be participating in a similar class.

Industry Leaders

Posted on 2/7/20 by Erica Sands Latest activity: 2/7/20

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As a graphic design teacher, I hold a CTE credential. It is important to include work based learning into our curriculum. I was wondering how other graphic design educators connect with industry leaders. Teaching has always been my only profession so I never started in the graphic design industry. Any suggestions would be welcome.

What design platforms are you using, how and why?

Posted on 1/31/20 by Kevin Bradshaw Latest activity: 1/31/20

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At my institution I use a wide variety of digital tools to enhance learning practices and experiences. More the creative my team can be, the more impact we can have with our learners. Use use the following: Video production and editing - Premiere Pro and Media Encoder Visual Design for resources - InDesign, Illustrator, Spark, Acrobat, and Lightroom Audio materials - Audition Organisation - Bridge and Prelude Typography - TypeKit Let me know what you’re using, how and why?

Equipment for Adobe Visual and Video Design Classes

Posted on 1/1/20 by James Miller Latest activity: 1/1/20

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Happy New Year: I am in search of advice on what equipment is used in your Adobe classes. I currently teach the Adobe Visual and Video design classes. I only have Dell computers running the software, but I feel just teaching the student the software is an injustice to them. I will be starting the video design class and would especially like to know how many of you have a studio area/room to make videos, if so what lighting, cameras, etc. do you use? Thank you for any advice or comment you can provide.

Introducing CC to mature learners

Posted on 12/5/19 by Peter Wright Latest activity: 3/26/20

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Hi All, Has anyone got any good links for useful content which is for teaching mature learners as most of my resources are for secondary and sixth form and I've gained an evening community lesson

Ideas for Branding Activities

Posted on 11/12/19 by James Fester Latest activity: 11/12/19

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Hello Everyone, I was wondering what resources there might be to teach students about marketing? Any suggestions for lessons?

Statistics and Adobe

Posted on 10/23/19 by Bhavani Kola Latest activity: 10/23/19

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Hello there, I am a Statistics instructor. I teach basic stats. In our course, we only work with one sample and we teach only z -test and t-test. I would like to see if any of you are teaching basic stats and willing to share their ideas of teaching practices to help students understand better. I am always struggling to keep my students engaged and motivated. Any help is appreciated.

Best Practices for Teaching Animation

Posted on 10/10/19 by Lauren Petiti Latest activity: 1/16/20

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I've had the great opportunity to introduce a class that has solely been devoted to animation. We've been working at it for three years and while I feel there are some great projects I'm doing, I know I can be doing more to teach students relevant content. I'm wondering...what are your best practices for teaching a CTE animation course? I've tried starting to work with Character Animator and Animate, but at this point I feel like the students are becoming more of the experts than I am.

What Photoshop is compatible with windows 10

Posted on 10/9/19 by Shelley Morris Latest activity: 5/17/20

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I have faced lots of problem on Photoshop CC 2018. It's very slow and my pc getting hang. I have to work with my client on the photo retouching. So, I need the best and ASAP solution. Please suggest to me what version(s) of Photoshop work with Windows 10? Thanks in advanced Shelley Morris Offshore Clipping Path LTD

STEAM integrated learning possibilities

Posted on 10/7/19 by bronwen Wade-Leeuwen Latest activity: 10/7/19

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Accommodating 21st century digital literacies and skills in Australian educational programs poses an important consideration for curriculum policymakers. How are STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) integrated approaches being embedded in Australian school curriculums today?

Premiere pro in other languages

Posted on 9/16/19 by steve charlton Latest activity: 12/2/19

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I learned how to change the language by going to console > debug database view, and know French is (hopefully) obviously fr, but is there a vietnamese option? I have two ESOL studenst I'm trying to help. Thanks

Professional Learning Portfolio

Posted on 8/18/19 by Alper Ciftci Latest activity: 8/31/19

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Hi folks, To prepare a teacher professional learning portfolio for the 37 AITSL standards (for Australian teachers), what Adobe solution would you suggest as an alternative to Microsoft OneNote or a PDF portfolio? Thanks Alper

Teaching Illustrator

Posted on 7/23/19 by Caterina Venier Latest activity: 7/23/19

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How do you go about teaching Illustrator? What are the sequential steps?

Technology in the Classroom

Posted on 7/5/19 by Kammie Starry Latest activity: 12/2/19

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As a future first grade teacher, I was wondering if anyone would share with me what technology has been successful in their classrooms. Specificaly lower elemenatry and technology that invovles communication with parents of your students.

Support for Vocational School

Posted on 6/26/19 by David Sellers Latest activity: 6/26/19

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Hi! I work for a vocational school that is beginning to offer professional online Adobe training. We are looking for student software assistance and recognition, but it looks like the only current option is the AATC path. Is there another way to come alongside Adobe in our training efforts? Thank you!

Badging and Mastery Based Learning

Posted on 6/11/19 by Erin Petry Latest activity: 6/11/19

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My school is transitioning to mastery based grading. My district still requires letter grades at the end of the course. I'm working on a badging system for my graphic design classes next year. Anyone out there use a badging system in their classes? One of my main concerns is converting the badges to a final letter grade. Help!

Posted on 5/28/19 by Erin Petry Latest activity: 5/28/19

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In the past, Graphic Design programs in our county have made available to students to supplement classroom instruction. Since LinkedIn has purchased Lynda, this it is no longer available for students under 18. Are there any other similar products out there that are "student friendly"?

Barry Mabillard

Posted on 5/23/19 by Maxim Gorki Latest activity: 5/23/19

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What happened to Barry Mabillard's videos? Can't access any of them.

Plagiarism in Digital Design

Posted on 5/6/19 by Michelle Roberts Latest activity: 7/25/19

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I am fairly new to teaching middle school, recently moved up from elementary school to teach Business Education. I am having issues in particular with my 8th grade students with plagiarism. Mostly in my Adobe Illustrator class. They like doing tutorials which is fine while they are learning the tools and the techniques at the beginning of the year. However at this part of the year I feel like they should have enough working knowledge with the tools and techniques to start designing pieces on their own. The... Read More