Tutorials

USF provides access to one of the top online learning platforms, Lynda.com (recent subscription using student technology fee funding).  Click on the icon below to access.


* To access the Lynda tutorials, go to http://www.my.usf.edu, click on “Learning and Teaching Tools”, and then click “Online Training (Lynda.com)” to sign in.


The following tabs have resources and tips for getting started with some of the most popular digital media software programs that we offer.

Video Editing Tutorials

Getting started with iMovie
Just trying to make a quick video for a project? iMovie is a great, easy-to-use tool for making quick videos without prior editing knowledge.
Getting started with Adobe Premiere Pro
Need to do a little more complex video editing or need software that works on both Mac and PC? Premiere Pro is the way to go!
Using chroma key “Green Screen” effects in Adobe Premiere Pro
Use our Green Room to shoot green screen video and learn to edit out your backgrounds like the pros!

Graphic Design Tutorials

Getting started with Adobe InDesign
InDesign is used primarily for creating print designs, such as posters, flyers, brochures, and more.

Getting started with Adobe Illustrator
Illustrator is used primarily for creating vector designs such as logos and illustrations.
Getting started with Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is used primarily for editing raster images such as photographs and website elements.

Photo Editing Tutorials

Getting started with Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is great for heavy edits such as removing background objects or airbrushing portraits to just a few photos.
Getting started with Adobe Lightroom
Need to do some simple edits such as color correcting or cropping to a bunch of photos? Check out Lightroom’s batch photo editing capabilities.

Web Design Tutorials

Getting started with Adobe Muse
Muse is great for WYSIWYG, or What You See is What You Get editing. You don’t need to know how to code to build websites with Muse.
Getting started with Adobe Dreamweaver
Use Dreamweaver for complex web editing using code such as HTML and CSS.