The educators choice awards are open until October 5. If you do anything with adobe products, please submit. If you're submitting, build your network because educators will be doing the voting after the initial vetting from Adobe.
Adobe has been adding some powerful features lately to their tools. This is a video about Content Collector tools in In Design CS6 - making it easier to pull content together.
Today Adobe is announcing a public beta of the all new Lightroom 4, available as a free download from its website until the full version goes on sale in "early 2012." This release includes major changes to existing photo management, editing, and sharing features, while adding in tons of new features as well. The release is also the first to drop support for Windows XP, though it still works with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and Mac OS X Lion. Interestingly, however, it doesn't work in Lion's native full-screen mode
Adobe design achiement awards 2012. Students are invited to compete in 13 categories, including Game Design and Development, as well as Application Development and Mobile Design. For the second consecutive year, the ADAA will also recognize teaching excellence through three categories designed specifically for higher education instructors. Since the ADAA competition began in 2001, nearly 25,000 students from 73 countries have been involved; in 2011, a record 4,600 entries were submitted.
Free atomic learning on creating eportfolios with Adobe Acrobat X from Atomic Learning.
One of the things I have as my "big three" this year is the concept of a paperless portfolio using adobe acrobat pro. I'm a member of Adobe ed exchange and am using it to find all kinds of great resources. This page has links to best practices for eportfolios, digital assessment, as well as streamlining admin tasks. Useful resources. The cool thing is you can annotate with video, audio, an text and pdfs move very well onto ipads and devices like that.
Today is the debut of the Adobe digital school collection. Adobe TV has a ton of videos and resources to help you teach the adobe programs. I am teaching photoshop this week. These are some great resources if you do anything with adobe.
iPad PhotoShop Touch apps.
See the student work in this gallery for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards. I'm an Adobe Education Leader and have learned a lot about graphic design and their programs through this opportunity. We can always learn more about how to teach graphic design and visual composition - even us rank and file "geeky people." Wow!
adobe has their 2011 Adobe Design Achievement awards that honors the best student work with the program. These students will travel to Taipei, Taiwan and showcased in a ceremony. Here is information on the competition.
Some work done by students taught by Mike Skocko – Adobe Education Leader & Valhalla High School Teacher, CA. These graphics are amazing. This is his gallerly of his all time best mac lab posters. Cool. I just wish I could do something like this. I'm following his work in Adobe's ed exchange to learn more.
Free software from Adobe. Some very cool things coming in Adobe CS 5.5 for online publications. ePublishing is heating up. If you use Adobe and publish to tablets, this upgrade is a nobrainer.
"Adobe® Digital Editions software offers an engaging way to view and manage eBooks and other digital publications. Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline. Transfer copy-protected eBooks from your personal computer to other computers or devices. Organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages. Digital Editions also supports industry-standard eBook formats, including PDF/A and EPUB."
Adobe is giving away a copy of the Adobe eLearning Suite (a $1,799US value!) to the educator who submits the highest rated eLearning and Collaboration resource on the Adobe Education Exchange during the month of November!
When you join the Adobe Education Exchange before November 30, you also are automatically entered to win a copy of the Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection software (a $2,499US value!).
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