Accessing Lynda.com

Overview Lynda.com is an educational online library that offers thousands of video courses and tutorials in video and photo editing, computer and mobile devices, and academic skills, including Blackboard training, Microsoft office, and recording lectures and presentations. Lynda.com is free to University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff.  This post will show you how to access Lynda.com…

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Blended Learning Using Textbook Publisher Learning Resources

Multiple textbook publishers, including McGraw-Hill, Cengage, Wiley, and Pearson offer tools that extend traditional textbook offerings using online interactive learning resources.  These resources are available to students on demand at times and places of their own choosing. For the most part, they have been developed to support the courses with the largest demand, including many…

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Maximum Illustrator Effects

I attended last year’s Adobe MAX conference which took place in Los Angeles (October 4–8, 2014). Adobe MAX is an annual conference bringing together professional people in the graphics and video arts. Adobe makes applications such as Photoshop (for photos), Illustrator (for graphics), InDesign (for print), and Premiere Pro (for video); all popular design industry…

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