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OATC 3700 - Desktop Publishing

Description

Development of desktop publishing concepts and their application to the modern office. Basic, intermediate, and advanced features of various page design programs will be used to create various business-related documents.


Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills in the basic features of working with text in page layout software packages InDesign. This would include such concepts as placing text from outside word processors and Story Editor, formatting text, and working with text blocks.
  2. Demonstrate skills in the basic features of working with graphics in page layout software packages InDesign. This would include such concepts as creating graphics with the Toolbox, using clipart graphics, placing graphics, resizing and cropping graphics, and wrapping text around graphics.
  3. Demonstrate skills in the intermediate features of page layout software packages InDesign, such as the use of templates, use of paragraph styles, tabs, and document enhancements.
  4. Apply basic graphic design principles.
  5. Design and create newsletters, flyers, and brochures applying all techniques.
  • Module 1: Manipulating text in Adobe InDesign CC 2015
  • Module 2: Placing and editing graphics.
  • Module 3:The use of templates, paragraph styles, tabs, and tables.
  • Module 4:Types of documents commonly created in an office setting.
  • Module 5: DemonstratIng your skills
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Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership


Prerequisites

  • CISM 2201

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