Character Design for Educators

6/3/19 - 7/19/19
Enroll until 7/17/2019 UTC

About this Course

This FREE online course is aimed at all educators working in primary, secondary or higher education. Explore the principles of designing characters. Develop your skills with the industry-leading character design tool Adobe Character Animator. Learn how to teach your students the design and technical skills they need to use character design in their projects. Explore:

  • How using character design in your curriculum can produce positive outcomes for you and your students

  • Best practices and principles for creating amazing character design projects

  • The technical skills to create your own character design projects with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)

  • Ideas for integrating character design projects into your curriculum. You’ll get a collection of teaching materials for use with your students.

What will I receive when I complete this course?

Successful graduates of this course will receive a certificate accrediting 25 hours of professional development, as well as a digital badge.

How does this course work?

The course opens on June 3, 2019 and runs until July 19, 2019. The course will take about 25 hours to complete, and includes:

  • Online live classes featuring interactive software demos from expert educators

  • Topical background information to expand your knowledge and understanding

  • Video lectures from expert tutors providing a basic introduction to Adobe tools

  • A hands-on creative assignment, with personalized feedback available from a supportive and collaborative community of educators

What do I need to get started?

No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required. In this course we’ll be covering the following creative tools:

What does this course cost?

This course is FREE, including accreditation.


Freddie Clarke

Matthijs Clasener

Greg Hodgson

Adobe Education

Jason Carthew

Course Tutors

Mark Shufflebottom

Course Workshops
Start Learning Familiarize yourself with the course and get started.
Explore Digital Creativity Develop your digital skill set.
Create/Make/Do Explore best practices.
Apply Your Knowledge Learn about practical applications in your classroom.
Create Your Final Project Complete your digital media project.
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