Course Overview

This five week Publishing course aims to meet the needs of educators wishing to gain the skills required to take full control of the opportunities tablets, devices, and digital publishing in general provides educators. Whether you want to develop stunning learning resources or share educational content in a variety of formats from print to screen this course will guide you through the exciting landscape and ensure you are a confident content creator and educator. This course will introduce best practice workflows between industry standard applications like Adobe InDesign and Adobe Slate.

This course is part of a series of Adobe Generation Professional courses designed to help educators become creators, not just consumers, of digital media. Throughout the series, you’ll learn new tools and techniques, explore best practices for teaching and learning, and unleash your creativity to help drive student outcomes. Drop in for one or engage in many, but we guarantee this series will help you and your students take your digital skills and creativity to the next level.

Learning Objectives

By completing in this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Create outstanding publications using Adobe InDesign for print and screen
  • Develop a skill set to create stunning digital publications.
  • Develop technical skills as well as a critical language about the craft of digital publishing.
  • Explore best practices for teaching publishing in the classroom.
  • Integrate creativity and digital media into a curriculum plan for the classroom.
  • Interact with experts from the world of publishing as well as fellow educators from around the globe.

Note: The content for this course is subject to change as the technology for creating digital publications changes.

What to Expect

The course kicks off on Monday, February 29 and ends on Friday, April 15. You may work at your own pace through the asynchronous content on the Exchange at any time during the course. We provide a suggested pacing to keep you on track during this intensive time period.

Each week, you will be attending a live class session (or viewing a recording). After the final week, you’ll be creating a final project that you’ll submit for review by the instructors. We’ve also built in time for you to catch up if you need to miss any days during the course. All work must be submitted no later than midnight UTC on April 15, if you’d like to graduate and earn course credit.

Live Classes

Live class sessions will be hosted as follows:

Option A (for course members in East Asia, Australia and NZ)

  • 7:00 p.m. Australian Eastern Daylight Time (GMT+11 hours) Sydney Time

Option B (for course members in Europe)

  • 7:00 p.m. GMT. London Time.

Option C (for course members in North, Central and South America)

  • 7:00 p.m. Central Time (GMT-6 hours) Chicago Time
Live Class 1 takes place at the following date and time: Tuesday, March 1. There will be several times to attend to live class to accommodate course participants in different time zones, or you will be able to view a recording. All live classes are hosted via Adobe Connect.

Course Timeline and Important Dates

  • Monday, February 29: Course opens on the Adobe Education Exchange. Review pre-course readings and plan your participation.
  • Tuesday, March 1: Class 1
  • Tuesday, March 8 : Class 2
  • Tuesday, March 15:  Class 3
  • Tuesday, March 22: Class 4
  • Tuesday, March 29: Class 5
  • Wednesday, March 16: Enrollment closes
  • Friday, April 15: Course ends. Last day to submit assignments to the Education Exchange if you want to graduate from the course.

Note: Dates and times are subject to change up until the course starts.


This is an introductory level course. No prior experience is assumed but a basic knowledge of the internet and basic understanding of digital technologies will be useful.

Course Credit

We anticipate that successful completion of this course will require at minimum 25 hours of your time. After successfully completing this course, you will receive a digital credential that states that you successfully completed 25 hours of professional development. You may share this with others to demonstrate your achievement. The creation of content is a creative process so the amount of time you spend will vary.

FREE for all members
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