Whether you’re looking to sharpen your understanding of animation, acquire new teaching skills and techniques, or simply learn how to use Adobe’s animation toolset, this six week professional online course is for you.
This professional learning course will develop your digital animation and motion graphics skills and teaching techniques. You'll discover how to create simple HTML5 animations, add interactive functionality for web animation, create Gif animations in Adobe Photoshop, produce short rotoscoped animations using the latest Adobe tools, and create simple motion graphics in Adobe After Effects.
The animations you produce will serve as resources that help you model best practices in your own classroom. Each week, you'll be introduced to a new theme and an industry expert from the world of digital animation. Experts will share their skills and
knowledge, and they'll give you the confidence to speak to your students with authority.
You'll become more confident with the latest digital tools, more effective as a teacher, and more of an inspiration to your students.
Develop knowledge of Adobe tools, including Adobe Edge Animate, Adobe Flash Professional, and After Effects.
Develop the technical skills as well as the language skills necessary to deliver digital design to young people.
Understand how digital animations are made.
Know which tools to use to create learning content.
Learn best practices in pedagogy as well as classroom craft.
The course blends asynchronous learning and live online classes over a six-week period. The live classes are all recorded and can be viewed at any time but we advise you to attend the live sessions so you can add your voice to the educational debate and get the most from the learning community.
Prerequisites: This is an intermediate course - level course. Some familiarity with Photoshop and basic internet fluency is assumed.
“Adobe Generation” is a brilliant idea. It's fab to have training directly from Adobe and makes me want to use the cloud more and touch on products I wouldn't normally go near. I love that you teach around the subject and not just how to use the programs.” Course participant, 2014
- Course opens, pre-work begins: April 15, 2014
- First live course meeting on Adobe Connect: April 22, 2014
- Last day to submit work: June 10, 2014