Participants will be creating a backdrop profile cover for their Facebook page using Adobe SPARK
SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of the professional development session, participants will be able to:
Create and edit a Spark account --Update their Spark profile
Personalize a Facebook background
Add and edit text and photos in a Spark template
Save projects to Spark
Share/Download Spark project files as a .jpg
Upload their created background to Facebook and other social media depending on Spark templates
Conference Room with LCD display board
Internet access for Adobe Spark and Facebook - both free applications
OPENING 15 MINUTES
Who is in the room
Where location and department
Brief synopsis of their experience with Adobe Products
What they hope to achieve in the session
MAIN LEARNING INSTRUCTION 25 MINUTES
Learners may create a Facebook account prior to the session. Learners will create an Adobe Spark account as
part of the session if they do not currently have one.
Open browser and go to: https://spark.adobe.com/sp/login
Create an account by using Facebook, Google or Email to create an account.
Name, Email, Country, Birthdates are required and agreement to Spark terms.
If you have an Adobe ID, you can sign in that way as well.
To start a new project:
Click on the yellow plus in the right corner
Click the green plus under “Post”
Pick your template- Making sure it is in a Facebook Cover format for this exercise.
Once your template is loaded, click on the text item in the template, click edit
CREATE A FACEBOOK
Edit your text, click done
On the Right side of the page, you can change the Shape, Color, Font, Spacing, Alignment, and Opacity of your text. There is a circular option to try out some they suggest.
Select the photo
Choose upload photo from the right navigation panel.
Choose something from your own computer.
Use a filter provide if you want
Make any adjustments to the photo or the text using the options s in the header. Select the item and replace or adjust.
Click Share in the upper header
The option to share or be noticed on Spark is available, however, for the purposes of this tutorial, we will be downloading the file to your computer for future use on Facebook and not publishing on Spark beyond our own projects page.
Click “Download” under the picture or your creation.
Login as needed
In the header, click on your name and photo to open your profile
Click on Update Cover Photo when hovering in the cover photo. It is in the upper left corner.
Click Upload a photo
Find the Spark file, likely in your download folder on your computer unless you save items elsewhere by default.
It will be called Adobe Spark possibly with a numerical value.
Double click on the file
Reposition by dragging the photo into the Facebook cover space
Click Save changes once you’re are satisfied with placement
You can rename your Adobe Spark file on your computer if you want a better
reference for future use of the file.
CLOSING 20 MINUTES
Walk about for show & tell
Q & A