Information Services and EdTech Sponsoring Adobe Day

On March 22nd we are pleased to bring to the Northeastern community an opportunity to attend workshops on Adobe products, presented by Adobe. Adobe Day will feature four sessions to be held in the EdTech Center on the second floor of Snell Library.

The schedule is:

9:30-10:30
Create your own info-graphic

Adobe Illustrator is a tool for creating graphics. If you don’t know anything about it, but might want create a graphic for a report, a proposal, a web-site, or any communication, then attend this session. You will see how to quickly combine text, shapes, colors, and data to create informational graphics. Logos, charts, cartoons and the like are easier than you might think to create, and you’ll learn exactly how to do so.

11:00-Noon
Publishing in the 21st century- easier than you think

If you have ever felt like you have something to say, today’s technology gives you many, many more ways to say it than ever before. Whether you want to create a standard printed book or any of the new ePub formats, Adobe’s Design Premium is the toolset you can use to get that story into the hands of your audience – for far less money than you might think. This session will focus on Adobe InDesign- a tool for creating documents- and the basics you need to know to get started.

1:30-2:30
Acrobat – is more than reading PDF files

In this session we’ll cover creating a Shared Review for commenting on PDFs, creating a fillable form for anyone with Reader and delivering your content in the form of an eportfolio. We will also discuss how to set yourself apart from your peers by combining documents, photos, video and audio into a single Digital PDF Portfolio.

3:00-4:00
Photoshop for the non-graphic artist

Learn the five quick techniques that you can use to get the most from the world’s favorite image-editing software. Whether you are a forensic scientist or an historian, if you can create a compelling image to accompany the story you want to tell, then you can increase the impact of that story. This session will unlock the secrets Adobe Photoshop has to offer.

Registration for any or all of the sessions can be made on the ISCS Training Registration Site. Contact training@neu.edu with any questions.

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