Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe CC Subscription Options for Students

Posted Posted in CMN 210, CMN 288, CMN 448, CMN450

While the current license agreement prevents ProCom/Ryerson from giving away Adobe CC licenses to students, Adobe does offer post secondary education students a number of paid subscription options. Tip: Between our labs and production laptops that you can sign out from the RCC 166 Cage,  you may find that you don’t need an Adobe CC license, so wait for classes to start before making any purchase. Official Adobe Documentation Full Package $25.79/month For the first year […]

WordPress

Website design using Upfront and procomblogs.ca

Posted Posted in CMN 288, CMN450, Courses

Upfront is a WordPress theme that allows users to quickly build websites without HTML or CSS coding. The Upfront designers have written a number of brief “quick start” guides to get you up and running with this tool: Part 1: The Basics, Theme Colors and Typography Part 2: Structuring Your Site with Regions Part 3: Laying Out Your Site with Elements Part 4: Tweaking Elements and Custom Code Part 5: Adding Plugins and Styling Gravity Forms […]

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud: Purchasing options for non-Ryerson computers

Posted Posted in CMN 210, CMN 288, CMN 448, CMN450, Courses, PC 8006

ProCom courses do not require students to purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. However, a small portion of our student population does find this option appealing. Information on a month-to-month Adobe Creative Cloud subscription is available here. We advise not purchasing a subscription until shortly before you need it to start assignments. Finally, a reminder that all faulty and students can sign out MacBook Pros loaded with Adobe CC from the cage for 2-day […]

WordPress

WordPress: privacy settings

Posted Posted in CMN 210, CMN 288, PC 8005, Wordpress

By design, WordPress blogs are inherently public. However, procomblogs.ca has additional privacy controls for you to limit how accessible your blog is to others. To change these from your blog dashboard, click Settings > Reading.   Next, you must select a privacy option for your blog site. Note: if your class is using an aggregator blog, you must use the default (public) or “Discourage search engines from indexing this site” options. If you are not contributing to […]

WordPress

WordPress Starter Guide: Registration and blog

Posted Posted in CMN 288, Wordpress

All students enrolled in CMN288 will automatically have access to WordPress. Step 1 But before you can access WordPress, you need to check your email inbox for an invitation to procomblogs.ca. Be sure to click the provided link in the welcome email and change your password after you login. It is highly suggested that you make your password the same as your current my.ryerson.ca password. If you ever encounter an error logging in, clear your cache […]

Lynda.com

Registering for Lynda.com

Posted Posted in CMN 210, CMN 288, CMN 448, CMN450, Courses

All students in FCAD courses have free access to Lynda.com, a professional video training database with videos and files that you can follow along with at your own pace. Videos range from basic introduction to programs like PhotoShop and Premiere to advanced uses of specific features. Topics such as business negotiation, presentation skills and project management are also covered. Use your Ryerson ID to create an account, you will prompted to create a new password unique […]