Adobe Acrobat Fillable Forms

Overall Aim:

To teach you how to create fillable forms using different applications and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Session Length: 60-90 minutes

Intended Audience: Staff or Faculty

Prerequisite: Familiarity with Word 2016, Excel 2016, and Adobe Acrobat DC

Format: Direct Instruction, Guided Practice, and Independent Practice


Session Objectives

At the end of the session, the participants will be able to:

  • Articulate function and purpose of Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Distinguish between Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Identify the steps required for planning, designing, and creating a form
  • Identify form design best practices
  • Create a form using Word 2016 and export as PDF
  • Use Prepare Form to create a fillable form
  • Use Edit Form to make minor changes to a form
  • Enhance your form by using drop downs, radial buttons, etc.
  • Print the form
  • Test your form

Session Documents

  • Handout (11x17) (pdf)

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