SRJC Course Outlines

8/11/2022 4:53:13 AMCIS 73.37 Course Outline as of Spring 2008

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CIS 73.37Title:  QUARKXPRESS  
Full Title:  QuarkXpress
Last Reviewed:5/12/1999

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.50 Contact DHR61.25
 Contact Total5.50 Contact Total96.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 166.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 83.8

Catalog Description:
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Designed for the seasoned computer user, serious computer user or business professional.  Keyboarding is not required.  A full semester course in the desktop publishing package, QuarkXpress.  Text and graphics will be created as well as imported from word processing and graphics packages. Topics will include design techniques, style sheets, master pages, tables, templates, scanned images, color publication and Quark printing. Lecture and lab required.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 105B ( or CIS 105B or CIS 81.5B or BDP 81.5B) OR Course Completion of CS 101B ( or CIS 101B)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and at least 6 months computer experience.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A course using desktop publishing package, QuarkXpress, designed for the seasoned computer user. Topics will include design techniques, style sheets, master pages, tables, templates, scanned images, color publication and Quark printing.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 105B ( or CIS 105B or CIS 81.5B or BDP 81.5B) OR Course Completion of CS 101B ( or CIS 101B)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and at least 6 months computer experience.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Student will:
1.  Create and edit text and graphical objects within Quark
2.  Integrate text and graphics into simple documents
3.  Create a brochure with placed text and graphics and line drawing
4.  Produce a simple newsletter with multiple columns
5.  Use master pages and style sheets to produce three documents
6.  Apply four basic principles of design and typography in a document
7.  Use leading, kerning and justification.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  Page layout and design techniques
2.  Document navigation and magnification
3.  Tool palettes and enhancements
4.  Creating a simple document
5.  Placing external text and graphics
6.  Using the clipboard and layering multiple objects
7.  Formatting paragraphs
8.  Adding special effects to text
9.  Speed production
   a.  master pages
   b.  style sheets
   c.  templates
10. Working with scanned images
11. Color publication
12. Customization: Quark Xtensions
13. Printing Quark Documents: collect for output  

Assignments:
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Student will produce lab assignments to specifications, read approximately
20 pages in text per week, take quizzes and test, create a project.  

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 60%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, Computer labs to specification
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 40%
Computer lab projects


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"Using QuarkXpress 4.0", by Susan Thomas - Del Mar Publishers 1999  

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