Online Class: Adobe Premiere 101

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Course Description

Adobe Premiere Pro is a video editing program that is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud software collection, as well as Adobe CS6 – or Adobe Creative Suite.  Premiere Pro is used to edit videos, including movies, and is quickly becoming the go-to program for filmmakers all over the world, both amateur and pro.   In fact, both CNN and the BBC use Premiere Pro for editing purposes. 

This course will teach you how to successfully use Premiere Pro, no matter if you have ever used the program before or not.  Both the beginner and seasoned user can benefit from this course, starting with the basics of the program including navigation and continuing on to more advanced features. 

We'll teach you the following:

·     Navigate Premiere Pro

·     Create and open projects

·     Work with files

·     Import media into Premiere Pro

·     Organize your media once it's imported

·     Use the Timeline for video and audio tracks

·     Edit tracks in the Timeline

·     Create sequences and nested sequences

·     Add motion to your clips

·     Create and work with keyframes

·     Add animation and other effects

·     Add transitions

·     Use the color-correction tools

·     Sync clips from multiple cameras

·     Add text, shapes, and logos to your project

·     Work with audio in the Audio Workspace

·     Export media from Premiere Pro

·     Create and edit closed captions

·     And more!

This online course is designed using Premiere Pro CC, because it is the most recent and updated version of the Premiere Pro program.   Not all features taught or discussed in this course may be available in CS6.   However, whenever necessary and possible, we will cover any discrepancies or differences between CS6 and CC so that, after completing this course, you can successfully use both CS6 and CC, depending on your preference and choice.  While you do not need to have access to Premiere Pro to take or complete this course,  it is helpful to have so you can following along with our HD Video tutorials and do the suggested activities.

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  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1: Becoming Familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro is used to edit videos, including movies, and is quickly becoming the go-to program for filmmakers all over the world, both amateur and pro. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: Adobe Premiere Pro Website
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Getting Started with Premiere Pro

What you learn in this lesson will become the foundation for working in Premiere Pro. In addition, it will get you off on the right foot so that you understand how to get started working with your Premiere Pro projects as we move forward. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Article: Adobe Premiere Pro Help / Adding, navigating, and setting keyframes
  • Review Video: Adobe Premiere Pro Cs6 For Beginners - Navigation Trick
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Working with Media

While working in Premiere Pro, you can also work with all types of media, such as audio, still images, image sequences, and video. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Transferring and importing files
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Working with the Project Panel

This lesson is going to focus on showing you how to organize your media in Premiere Pro. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Customizing the Project panel; Managing And Viewing Assets In The Project Panel
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Organizing Content and Creating Sequences

Sequences are the backbone of your project, and organizing your data makes it easier to find the content you need to create sequences. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Article: Organizing Content and Creating Sequences
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Working with the Source Monitor

There is a lot you can do with the Source Monitor that will make your project go smoother and result in a much higher quality video when you are finished. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Using the Source Monitor and Program Monitor; Edit sequences in the Source monitor into other sequences
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Introducing the Timeline

In this lesson, we are going to delve in and start using the Timeline to edit and create a project. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: How to create a video story with Premiere Pro; Editing audio in a Timeline panel
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Working in the Timeline

This lesson and the two that follow will directly involve the Timeline and how to use it in editing and creating your videos. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Working with the Timeline in Adobe Premiere Pro CC; Adding titles to videos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: The Fundamentals of Editing in the Timeline

Start out with for-fun projects and really explore how Premiere Pro and your newly acquired knowledge of it all come together. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Video editing for non-professionals with Adobe Premiere Pro CC; Animating Effects Using Key Frames
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Advanced Editing in the Timeline

In this lesson, we are going to continue talking about editing in the Timeline. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Advanced Digital Video Editing Techniques with Adobe Creative Cloud; Advanced Editing Techniques: Adobe Premiere Pro for Speed and Precision; Adjusting Opacity on the Timeline
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Working with Motion in Premiere Pro

The Motion effects in Premiere Pro are used to scale, rotate, and position clips in their frames. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Article: Using motion effects to composite clips
  • Review Video:
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Video Effects in Premiere Pro

Video effects play a huge role in the projects that you create. They are what takes an amateur video and turn it into the work of a professional. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Review Article: FxFactory plug-ins in Premiere Pro
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Adding Transitions

Transitions help ease the flow of the video from clip to clip by making it smoother. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Review Article: Adding a Transition Effect Between Two Clips
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Working with Color Correction

Most likely, you will have to adjust the color or brightness in most of the videos that you create and edit. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Review Article: Color correction and adjustments
  • Review Video: Manual Color Correction in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Complete: Lesson 14 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Working with Multi-Cameras

If you watch the evening news on television, you will notice that several different camera angles are used. The same holds true for movie and documentary film production. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Review 2 Videos: Performing Multi-Camera Editing; Multicamera Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
  • Complete: Lesson 15 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 15 Exam

Lesson 16: Working with Audio Tracks in Premiere Pro

For this lesson, we are going to focus solely on audio. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Overview of audio and the Audio Track Mixer; Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Audio in Premiere Pro CC
  • Complete: Lesson 16 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 16 Exam

Lesson 17: Titles and Closed Captioning

Premiere Pro gives you the tools you need to add text, shapes, logos, and digital images into your project when you use the Titler. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 17 Video
  • Review Article: Tutorial: Saving Custom Titles and Title Templates in Premiere Pro CC
  • Review Video: Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tutorial | Adding Graphics, Images, And Textures To Titles
  • Complete: Lesson 17 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 17 Exam

Lesson 18: Publishing Your Video

This lesson is going to focus exactly on the steps you need to take to publish your video. 96 Total Points
  • Lesson 18 Video
  • Review Article: Exporting Video from Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Take Poll: Your Opinion Matters: Course Rating
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 18 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 18 Exam
  • Complete: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Adobe Premiere Pro is and how it can help you with your video making needs.
  • Demonstrate installing, setting up, and working with media in Adobe Premiere.
  • Demonstrate organizing content and creating sequences.
  • Demonstrate working with the source monitor.
  • Demonstrate working and editing in the Timeline.
  • Demonstrate advanced editing techniques in the Timeline.
  • Demonstrate working with motion in Premiere.
  • Demonstrate adding and managing video effects and transitions in Premiere.
  • Demonstrate working with color correction.
  • Demonstrate working with multi-cameras and audio tracks in Adobe Premiere.
  • Demonstrate using titles and closed captioning in Premiere.
  • Summarize publishing your video, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Adobe Premiere 101
Course Number: 8900310
Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (432 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Computer Skill (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.8 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $70.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $95.00

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