3D Design for Educators

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About this course

Explore the principles of 3D design and how to use Adobe creative tools to create beautiful 3D compositions. Then learn how to apply your new digital skills to teach 3D design and integrate new projects into your curriculum.

Understanding 3D design helps students better communicate ideas, emotion, and purpose through beautiful 3D compositions. Develop your skills in Adobe Dimension, Adobe's new 3D design tool, and learn how to teach your students the design and technical skills they need to create effective 3D designs.

What will I learn?

  • How using 3D design projects in your curriculum can produce positive outcomes for you and your students

  • Best practices and principles for creating amazing 3D compositions

  • The technical skills to create your own 3D designs with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)

  • How to apply your new skills to integrate 3D design projects into your curriculum

  • Collaborate with educators from around the world

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all educators working in primary, secondary or higher education. No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required.

How long is the course?

The course runs for two weeks, starting on 22nd October 2018, and should take about 10 hours to complete. All coursework must be submitted by 16th November 2018.

What will it cost?

Enrollment and course completion certificate are FREE!

What software/technology will I need?

What will I receive when the course ends?

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a digital badge and course certificate that states that you have completed 10 hours of professional development.

About Adobe Education Exchange Courses

Each week of an Education Exchange collaborative course includes:

  • Design and instructional theory content, innovative and tailored for educators

  • Interactive live class session taught by expert educators and featuring guest industry experts

  • Hands-on creative assignment with personalized feedback from instructors and other educators

  • Reflective learning journal best practice

  • Community collaboration and discussion

Live Class Information

This course will include two live classes, which take place on the following days:

  • Class 1 on Wednesday October 24th, 2018

  • Class 2 on Wednesday October 31st, 2018

Each class will take place three times; once in each of the following time zones:

  • AEDT (Sydney) from 7pm - 8pm

  • BST/GMT (London) from 7pm - 8pm

  • CDT (Chicago) from 7pm - 8pm

If you can’t make the live classes for whatever reason, don’t worry - all three iterations of each live class will be recorded and available to view here.


Rafiq Elmansy

Freddie Clarke

Greg Hodgson

Adobe Education

Dan Armstrong

Sjaani van den Berg

Tom MacIldowie

Course Tutors

Course Workshops
Week 1: Introduction to 3D Design We’ll begin with design fundamentals and dive straight into creating 3D design with Adobe Dimension and Adobe Photoshop
Week 2: Dive Deeper into 3D Design Going beyond the basics with 3D Design. You’ll explore a 3D design project for use in your own curriculum and further develop your digital skills.
Achieving Accreditation In this section, we'll wrap up the course, complete the steps and move towards graduation. You’ll reflect on your learning during the course and celebrate the work of your peers.
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