Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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DDM 140 - Electronic Publishing I (In Design)

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): CIS 120  (formerly offered as CS120) or equivalent computing experience.

Course Description: Introduces the student to the computer software used in the development of page design and layout. Emphasis will be placed on the production of basic business publications including newsletters, fliers, brochures, etc. General principles of page layout design will be studied including the placement of text, images, illustrations and logotypes and the important synthesis of these elements. Additional lab hours required.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify and use basic Adobe InDesign tools and functions to apply the concepts of desktop publishing and commercial file preparation.
  • CLO#2: Demonstrate effective solutions for a range of design problems involving both conceptual and technical learning. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Demonstrate team building skills, interpersonal skills, and project modification to meet a client’s needs.
  • CLO#4: Apply technology for desktop publishing to Understand the use of the different file formats and types when working with embedded and linked vector and bitmapped images.
  • CLO#5: Develop good design skills to create effective publications with attention to the aesthetics of the publication.

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