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Getting started with Adobe XD

Lesson Plan Published 10/16/17 Last updated on 3/2/20

Adobe XD is a vector-based tool for designing and prototyping user experiences for web and mobile apps. In this activity, students review user experience design principles, are introduced to the Adobe XD workspace, and edit a template as an introduction to using XD.

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  • Files updated on November 30, 2018 for Adobe XD (October 15, 2018) release.
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Adobe XD CC (October 15, 2018 release)

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Posted on 2/20/20 1:43:23 AM Permalink

​Thanks a lot. I start using XD this semester.....

Sara Cubberley

Posted on 9/21/19 10:36:41 PM Permalink

Thanks! I’m going to start teaching XD very soon. ​

Stoyanka Veselinova

Posted on 4/3/19 3:18:30 PM Permalink

​Thank you

Aaron Kapala

Posted on 3/21/19 9:34:11 PM Permalink

​This is great, thanks

Craig Daalmeijer-Power

Posted on 1/29/19 12:05:36 PM Permalink

​Great resource for getting the basics of what is achievable in Adobe XD

Colleen Gianino

Posted on 1/3/19 3:44:39 PM Permalink

​I'm having trouble getting the assests. Is there something I am doing wrong?

Adobe Education

Posted on 1/5/19 4:43:38 AM Permalink

Hello Colleen, which assets are you having difficulty with? Feel free to let us know if it is a download issue or the file type.​

Ayman Raafat

Posted on 12/26/18 8:50:31 AM Permalink

thx so much​

Laurie Tenzer

Posted on 12/6/18 4:41:07 PM Permalink

Is there a place that I can get the tutorial files for the earlier version 5? ​My college is not updating the software on campus until the Fall.

Fonacier Balatero , Jr.

Posted on 9/13/18 1:09:44 AM Permalink

​Thanks. Very helpful!

Héctor Adolfo Bernal Sandoval

Posted on 9/12/18 11:43:24 AM Permalink


james kinney

Posted on 8/26/18 3:59:06 PM Permalink

​A great resource!

Marc LaTourette

Posted on 8/23/18 12:02:34 AM Permalink

A great introduction for the kids.

Carlos Andres Orozco Palacio

Posted on 5/1/18 7:01:12 PM Permalink

Thanks for sharing this great resources

Susan Mango Curtis

Posted on 1/30/18 8:13:19 PM Permalink

Content provided is excellent starting .point for faculty looking to introduce students to prototyping a multimedia project.