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Yihui Chen
Yihui is an E-learning assistant intern at Coderstrust and performs roles such as course maintenance and reviews, student support as well as video production. She has experience working in the media industry and is involved in the implementation of video production projects within Coderstrust. Before joining Coderstrust, she served as a teaching assistant in international educational organisation helping to create teaching materials and support students. In her spare time, Yihui enjoys love travelling, sports, cooking and visiting museums.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Edit videos using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Import and export videos
  • Add special effects to videos
  • Enhance videos with graphics and subtitles


This course is designed to help students master the basic knowledge of video editing and practice the skills they have learned in class in different assignments and a final project. Adobe Premiere Pro will be the video editing software we are going to introduce and demonstrate in class. The course is structured to start from a general introduction to a rough video editing process and to different specific functions and effects which can be added to polish a video. 


  • Basic digital literacy skills
  • Basic English skills
  • Previous experience in video editing and Adobe Premiere Pro is helpful, but not necessary

Course Curriculum

Estimated time of completion: 2 weeks

  • 1

    Chapter 00: Coderstrust

    • C0.01: Welcome to your learning journey!

    • C0.02: What is Coderstrust?

    • C0.03: Coderstrust & You

    • C0.04: Setting goals

    • C0.05: Join our Community

    • C0.06: How it works: Assignment

    • C0.06: How it works: Assignment example

    • C0.06: How it works: Assignments

    • C0.07: How it works: Quiz

  • 2

    Chapter 01: Introduction to Video Editing

    • C1.01 - Brief Introduction to Video Editing

    • C1.02 - What is video editing

    • C1.03 - Frequently asked questions about Adobe Premiere Pro

  • 3

    Chapter 02: Adobe Premiere Pro Basics

    • C2.01 - Beginning: create a new project and know the functions of windows

    • C2.02 - Import video materials and know the sequence and timeline

    • C2.03 - Shortcuts on keyboard

    • C2.04 - Basic edits and settings

    • C2.05 - Export video clips

    • Exercise 1: Create your first 10-second video

  • 4

    Chapter 03: Video Effects

    • C3.01- Video effects introduction

    • C3.02 - Add video effects

    • C3.03 Add video transitions

    • C3.04 - Adjust colour (text)

    • C3.04 - Adjust colour (video)

    • C3.05 - Adjust speed (text)

    • C3.05 - Adjust speed (video)

    • Exercise 2 - Add effects to your video

  • 5

    Chapter 04: Audio Effects

    • C4.01 - Reduce the background noise (text)

    • C4.01 - Reduce the background noise (video)

    • C4.02 - Add background music

    • C4.03 - Add audio transitions & effects

    • Exercise 3 - Add background musics and adjust them

  • 6

    Chapter 05: Add Subtitles & Graphics

    • C5.01 - Add basic subtitles 1

    • C5.02 - Add basic subtitles 2

    • C5. 01&2 Add basic subtitles (video)

    • C5.03 - Add graphics

    • Exercise 4: Add subtitles to your own video

  • 7

    Chapter 06: Finals

    • Final project

    • One Last Step: Verification

  • 8

    Chapter 7: Conclusion

    • Conclusion

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