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Canva for Graphic Design


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

This course is created for the students to use Canva in creating graphic design works. They will learn the tools and features of Canva to develop their artistic sense as well as familiarize themselves with modern digital design techniques that can be achieved in Canva.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • use Canva for graphic design work
  • create finished artworks edited in Canva

Course Content

Week 1: Introduction to Canva

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Fundamentals
  • Account Creation
  • Side Panel Tabs
  • Toolbars
  • Activity: Invitation
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Create a Flyer from Scratch

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Typography in Canva
  • Photo-editing in Canva
  • Chart Tool
  • Grids and Frames
  • Activity: Flyer
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3: Create a Social Media Post

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Team Page
  • Shared Folders
  • Apps and Integrations
  • Design Sharing Integrations
  • Activity: Social Media Post
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Create and Present in Canva

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Presentations in Canva
  • Animations in Canva
  • Presenting in Canva
  • Activity: Presentation
  • Pro Features and Opportunities
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-GD002
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free