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Planning design projects

Lesson Plan Published 11/11/13 Last updated on 9/23/18

Project planning is an important step in the production phases of design projects. In this activity students learn how to create a project plan and use it to plan and track project milestones, meet their project deliverables, and understand teammates roles and responsibilities.

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  • Files updated on September 23, 2018.
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Age Levels
1-2 Hours
Custom Standards
ACA Dreamweaver 1.6, 2.6; ACA Photoshop 1.3, 1.4; ACA Premiere Pro 1.4, 2.6; ACA Flash Professional 1.5, 1.6; ACA Illustrator 1.3, 1.4; ACA InDesign 1.3, 1.4
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Adobe Education

Posted on 9/23/18 3:37:09 PM Permalink

We recently updated the files for this lesson.​

Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/20/18 11:01:25 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing

Susan Mango Curtis

Posted on 11/12/13 11:51:51 PM Permalink

Excellent resource to use in a classroom where students are working on a team-based client project. The hand out helps with organizing all the elements so everyone is on the same page. Acquiring management skills is invaluable.

marco villalobos

Posted on 1/20/16 8:26:54 PM Permalink

Nah Fam