Over 80 educators from about 20 schools and universities around Brisbane came to the TAFE QLD Southbank campus for an Inject Creativity into the Curriculum with Adobe event on Tuesday June 4. About 50 were from TAFE QLD teachers.
The educators enjoyed a busy program of professional learning activities including some outstanding hands-on activities from a number of experts.
Kev Lavery, Adobe Education Leader from TAFE QLD ran two sessions on Character Animator, Illustrator and After Effects
Adobe Guru, Richard Turner-Jones ran workshop on Photoshop and then one of Adobe XD
Linda Pitt from Apple ran two sessions on Adobe apps on the iPad, with a focus on Adobe Spark
Tony McLachlan, Adobe Campus Leader from the University of Southern Queensland, ran a session on data merging with Adobe InDesign
Adobe Campus Leader Jason Lane from Villanova College ran a workshop on animation with Adobe Animate.
I ran a workshop on Premiere Rush
Adobe Education Leader, Juliette Bentley worked her magic with a workshop on Adobe Spark
Based on the feedback, highlights of this event included:
- Learning how there are many more Adobe programs than previously thought
- Premiere Rush
- Being able to find out about new Adobe programs that I can apply in my learning
- Photoshop and XD Presenter was great
- Highlighting some extra functionality of InDesign
- Learning about Adobe Spark
- I learnt about different Adobe apps and how to fully utilise them in the classrooms with the students.
- very organised and the presenters are very engaging and informative.
- Juliette’s breakout session was fantastically informative and interesting- with many tips and items that can be used throughout my teaching
- Loved learning about Adobe Spark
- Discovering Adobe products I didn’t know existed
- It was a fun experience and I enjoyed it a lot.
- Really fantastic to see such an active education community. I met some interesting people and hearing their backgrounds, how they are implementing creativity, and what they are working on provided some great inspiration. Thanks Adobe!
- Very enjoyable workshop with fun tools and good presenters.
- Good opportunity to network and Learn
- Fab presenters loved Linda and Juliette
- Collaboration with peers and sharing skills with others
Special thank you to Kev Lavery and the team from TAFE QLD for hosting. My resources for the event can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange via – http://bit.ly/adobe4June19
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Twenty-five teachers from nine school around the Gold Coast region registered for the Inject Creativity into the Curriculum with Adobe event that was held on Monday June 2 at Merrimac State High School.
During this event, the teachers had a choice of the following four hands-on workshop options:
- Making PDFs come alive with InDesign & Acrobat by Abobe guru Richard Turner-Jones
- Video in the classroom with Premiere-Pro by Adobe Education Leader Rose Duggan
- Dynamic visual effects with After Effects by Adobe Campus Leader Stephen Henderson
- Real-time animation with Character Animator and Photoshop by me
Feedback comments on highlights of this event included:
- Character Animator and being able to ask other teachers/presenters questions that will support my students.
- Practical tips for programs.
- Hands-on activities – Being able to produce something at the end and thinking how to apply them in the classroom
- The practicability of character animator
- Great insight into what can be included to enhance curriculum
- the event was really helpful
- Learning about forms in Acrobat
- Learning about new softwares in the Adobe Suite and how they can be used
- Tutorials for Adobe After Effects
- Learning about InDesign could be practical for online exam design.
- Using interactive forms
- Learning new skills
- Learning about how easy character animate is and Stephen Henderson’s tutorials.
Specal thank you to Rose Duggan and the team at Merrimac State High School for hosting. All my resources for this event can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange via – http://bit.ly/adobe3June19