Higher Ed Web Professional Educator Webinar Series

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What: WebProfessionals.org the membership supported organization for Web designers, Web developers and those that teach Web topics, today announced its calendar of Adobe products webinar series that will outline six popular aspects of the Adobe CS suite of products (and more) specifically designed for the higher ed Web professional educator.

The Adobe Creative Suite (CS) webinar series will be presented by its WebProfessionals.org business and education team. Webinar instructors who make up the team are recognized leaders in helping educators and organizations implement and adopt Adobe Creative Suite best practices.

Why: “The catalyst for this Webinar series is the increasing need for relevant and practical training that community college educators can use to reap the benefits of the Adobe Creative Suite and related tools,” said Professor Mark DuBois, WebProfessionals.org Director of Education and Adobe Education leader. “These webinars present an opportunity for both the Webprofessionals.org and the community college Web professional educator communities to come together and learn from one another and WebProfessionals.org is pleased to be a part of working with all individuals to advance industry best practices across the country.”

When: The following Adobe Creative Suite (CS) Webinars are scheduled for Q2 of 2013.

Details and Dates:

Adobe® Muse™
Adobe® Muse™ software enables designers to create HTML websites for desktop and mobile devices, without writing code. Design web-standard sites, like you design print layouts. Use familiar features, hundreds of web fonts, and built-in tools to add interactivity.
April 9, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

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About the instructor:
Professor Mark DuBois created the first accredited AAS degree in Web Systems. He also created the first accredited certificate in rich Internet application development. Mark serves as the Director of Education for WebProfessionals.org and is an Adobe Education Leader (and Adobe User Group Manager). He has presented numerous seminars on many aspects of web design and development throughout the U.S. and beyond. Mark makes a concerted effort to show the practical uses of these technologies to solve business and education problems

What you will learn:
•Understand the capabilities and potential uses of this tool (to create HTML websites for desktop, tablet, and smartphone use).
•Understand the basics of using this tool (including adding menus, slideshows and related rich content) to enhance student learning.
•Understand how professors in many disciplines can create educational sites for their students and deploy these sites with minimal knowledge of the underlying technologies.
•Learn some teaching methodologies with an overview of selected lesson plans and projects.

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Adobe Edge Animate
Edge Animate enables web designers to create interactive motion graphics for web sites by using HTML 5, CSS3 and JavaScript. You can design complex animations and interactions by using the built-in Snippet library. You can create Animate content using Illustrator, Photoshop and Fireworks and add web fonts from a variety of sources. Your work can be created for placement in web pages using an HTML editor or packaged for placement in Muse and Dreamweaver pages.
April 16, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

About the instructor:
Tom Green, Professor Interactive Multimedia, Humber College ,Toronto.
Tom has been teaching with the Interactive Multimedia Program at Humber College since 1995. He was appointed to his current full time faculty position in 2004. Like all faculty in the program, Tom believes his students deserve to be taught by instructors who are regarded as experts in their field and whose knowledge of his subject is current with industry best practice. As such, Tom is the author of over 15 books with Pearson Education and friendsofED. His latest book is Foundation Edge Animate for friendsofED. Along with books , Tom has produced over a dozen training videos for Lynda.com, video2brain, InfiniteSkills and Adobe TV. He is also an Adobe Community Professional and a member of Adobe’s Higher Education Leader Program in the Post-secondary area.

What you will learn:
. Understand how Animate is poised to become an important interaction and motion graphics creation tool for the web.
. Understand the basics of using the tools, menus and code snippets that require no prior code knowledge on the part of the student.
. Discover how Animate can become an important learning tool in understand the role of HTML 5, CSS3 and JavaScript in today’s modern web.
. Receive handouts and exercises you can use in the classroom

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Adobe® Dreamweaver with Phone Gap
Learn how to build a mobile app with PhoneGap and Dreamweaver using PhoneGap Build Panel in Dreamweaver CS6 to Build Native Apps for Android and iOS Devices.
April 23, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

What you will learn:
•Understand the capabilities and potential uses of this tool (to create mobile apps based on HTML, CSS and JavaScript).
•Understand the basics of using this tool (including creating apps) to enhance student learning.
•Understand how professors in many disciplines can create appropriate apps for vrious mobile environments (such as selected smartphones and tablets).
•Learn some teaching methodologies with an overview of selected lesson plans and projects.

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Adobe® Dreamweaver with Responsive Design
Create webpage designs with Dreamweaver CS6 for Responsive Design that adapt to the size of the viewer’s screen with the the new Fluid Grid Layout feature and media queries, which allow a wide spectrum of designers to reach their target audience via desktops, tablets, or other mobile devices.
April 30, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

What you will learn:
•Identify why responsive web pages are important in today’s multiscreen environment.
•Understand the use of Dreamweaver to create responsive web pages (so they can be viewed on multiple devices by students).
•Understand how professors in many disciplines can utilize responsive design techniques.
•Learn some teaching methodologies with an overview of selected lesson plans and projects.

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Adobe® Flash with Easel/ CreateJS
CreateJS is a suite of modular libraries and tools which work together to enable rich interactive content on open web technologies via HTML5. These libraries are designed to work completely independently, or mixed and matched to suit your needs. The CreateJS Suite is comprised of:EaselJS, TweenJS, SoundJS, PreloadJS, and Zoë. We will cover the inclusion of CreateJS tools into Flash CS6 to generate HTML5 code using the <-canvas - > element.
May 7, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

What you will learn:
•Understand the capabilities and potential uses of this tool (to export standards compliant animations which can be included in a web page).
•Understand the basics of using this tool (exporting existing Flash animations to HTML) to enhance student learning.
•Understand how professors in many disciplines can deploy these animations to include in existing web pages (or in sites created with Adobe® Muse).
•Learn some teaching methodologies with an overview of selected lesson plans and projects.

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Adobe Brackets
Adobe Brackets is a code editor for HTML, CSS and JavaScript that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. What makes Brackets different from other web code editors? Tools shouldn’t get in your way. Instead of cluttering up your coding environment with lots of panels and icons, the Quick Edit UI in Brackets puts context-specific code and tools inline. Brackets is in sync with your browser. With Live Development, Brackets works directly with your browser to push code edits instantly and jump back and forth between your real source code and the browser view. Do it yourself. Because Brackets is open source, and built with HTML, CSS and JavaScript, you can help build the best code editor for the web.
May 14, 2013 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

What you will learn:
•Understand the capabilities and potential uses of this tool (to create/ edit HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files).
•Identify how this technology can be employed in web design and web development curricula with an overview of selected lesson plans and projects.
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