Learning Tutorials

Below is a collection of excellent online tutorials that you might find helpful for learning some essential software packages. (Ex: Adobe Products, Excel, WordPress, etc.)

Looking for Lynda.com?

Due to substantial changes to Lynda.com’s pricing model, the college made the difficult decision to discontinue our subscription.  You can obtain a free one-month subscription by visiting their website. Lynda.com, now LinkedIn Learning, offers two options:

Monthly: 1-month free trial, then $29.99/month

Annually: 1-month free trial then $19.99/month

Another option:  As a resident of New York state, or as a student enrolled in an institution of higher education in New York state, you are eligible to receive a New York Public Library card. By applying for a library card, you will receive access to 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. But more importantly, it allows you to download digital media, search electronic databases, and make use of other online resources the library subscribes to. One of these wonderful resources is Lynda.com. For more information, contact us.

Quality Tutorials from Developers

Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Tutorials free from Adobe This is an extensive set of 3 to 20 minute Photoshop tutorials sorted by beginner to the experienced user. The site also provides links to more in-depth courses, some are free where as others involve a fee.

  • Get to know Photoshop
  • Work with layers
  • Make selections
  • Use color
  • Combine images
  • Change the image size
  • Adjust the image quality
  • Retouch images
  • Add text and shapes
  • Apply filters

Need to search for how to do something? Click here for the complete Photoshop User Guide

Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Tutorials available from Adobe This is an extensive set of 3 to 20 minute Illustrator tutorials to help you get started, take a beginner drawing course, and learn how to manipulate artwork. Here are some of the topics covered:

 

  • Get to know Illustrator
  • Transform and edit artwork
  • Add text to your designs
  • Organize content with layers
  • Add images and artistic effects
  • Create and edit shapes
  • Change color and strokes
  • Create with drawing tools
  • Work with artboards
  • Share artwork

Need to search for how to do something? Click here for the complete Illustrator User Guide

Adobe Premiere Pro

Premier Pro Tutorials available from Adobe This is an extensive set of 3 to 15 minute Premier Pro tutorials to help you learn the basics of video editing. Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Create a project and import a clip
  • Learn editing skills
  • Adjust the timing of your edits
  • Add effects
  • Work with your clips
  • Explore Premiere Pro panels
  • Work with graphics and titles
  • Change the look of your clips
  • Work with audio
  • Share your created movie

Need to search for how to do something? Click here for the complete Premiere Pro User Guide

Adobe InDesign

InDesign Tutorials available from Adobe These in-depth InDesign tutorials will help you learn the basics, create interesting layouts, and add interactivity to your publications. Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Get started with InDesign
  • Format text
  • Apply color and effects
  • Add interactivity
  • Add text
  • Add and transform graphics
  • Edit content
  • Share InDesign projects

Need to search for how to do something? Click here for the complete InDesign User Guide

Find more tutorials on Lightroom, Adobe XD, After Effects, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, and more here.

Divi Visual Builder for WordPress

How to pick the best image sizes for the number of columns you are using.(YouTube video by Moziac Technology, Published on Jan 18, 2017)

Microsoft Excel

Excel Help Center is a hidden gem that contains short video tutorials on all aspects of using Excel. Learn how to do all these essential steps:

  • Create a workbook
  • Select cells and ranges
  • Freeze pains to lock rows and columns
  • Create tables and charts
  • Autofill data in cells
  • Move or copy cells and cell contents
  • Learn how to use functions and formulas
  • Create a PivotTable to analyze data

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