Adobe Day of Discovery

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About the Day of Discovery

Thank you for your interest in Adobe Day of Discovery. This event took place September 3, 2021, but the session recordings are available to view below.

UofL is embarking on an exciting future-focused trajectory as outlined by our new strategic plan, including a Grand Challenge to Engineer our Future Economy.

UofL has partnered with Adobe as an Adobe Creative Campus. All enrolled students, faculty and staff now have free access to the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of products, as well as resources, training and events.

We invite you to join us as we explore the uses and benefits of incorporating digital literacy and media production for classroom instruction. Sessions will be provided by Adobe specialists, representatives from other Creative Campuses, and UofL faculty and staff.

You can expect to:

  • Hear faculty colleagues share the opportunities and challenges of using multimedia for instruction, classroom activities, and scholarship
  • Discover ways to use media production assignments to engage students with challenging issues in your discipline
  • Build your knowledge about with Adobe products and media production
  • Leave the event with materials preparing you and your students for media projects using Adobe apps

Sessions will be live-streamed, and you can attend in-person or online. Register to attend one (or all) sessions below. Details for accessing the sessions will be sent in advance.

Day of Discovery session recording links: (Sign in using your ULink ID)

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.


Presenters: Marie Brown (Delphi), Sharon Kerrick (DTC), Jason Zahrndt (DMS-Delphi)
Learn what being a Creative Campus means for UofL. Discover the resources that are available to support your teaching and scholarship.

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Cardinal Core Adobe Fellows

Presenters: Beth Willey (English), Mike Hagan (Humanities), Faculty Fellows (3)
During the spring 2021 semester, a group of 14 faculty teaching in the Cardinal Core piloted a media project in their classes that used Adobe tools. They will share their experiences with this process, including the design of assignments, supporting students, and assessment.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Empowering creativity and digital literacy for all at WSSU

Presenter: Wanda White, Director, The Center for Innovative and Transformative Instruction, Winston-Salem State University

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Integrating Adobe across the curriculum

Presenter: Todd Taylor (Adobe)
This session will introduce the uses of Adobe Creative Cloud apps in classes at all levels and any field of study. Examples of assignments and activities that incorporate media creation for teaching and learning will be shared.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Faculty Panel

Presenters: Karen Freberg (Communication), Leslie Friesen (Fine Arts), Lauren Fusilier (English), Kathy Gosser (Business), Shaun Owens (CEHD), Walker Smith (English)
Hear from faculty who have integrated media assignments into their instruction and classroom activities. Participate in a Q&A; session to discuss best practices, assessment techniques, and lessons learned.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Next Steps

Presenters: Jason Zahrndt (DMS-Delphi), Steven Watson (Adobe)
Learn how you can participate in upcoming Adobe related programs and events at UofL, including future offerings of the Cardinal Core Adobe Fellows programs, app tutorials, Adobe Max, and more.

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