SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 3:10:28 PMCS 175.11 Course Outline as of Spring 2019

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 175.11Title:  INTRO TO ADOBE ACROBAT  
Full Title:  Introduction to Adobe Acrobat
Last Reviewed:12/12/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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:  CIS173.21A

Catalog Description:
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This course teaches students how to create, optimize, and use PDF (Portable Document Format) to publish, share, and distribute electronic documents. Adobe Exchange, Reader, PDF Writer, Distiller, and Catalog will be introduced.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of CS5; AND Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course teaches students how to create, optimize, and use PDF (Portable Document Format) to publish, share, and distribute electronic documents. Adobe Exchange, Reader, PDF Writer, Distiller, and Catalog will be introduced.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion of CS5; AND Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
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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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify uses for PDF documents.
2. View, navigate, and print PDF files.
3. Review and share comments on a PDF file.
4. Add electronic sticky notes, highlights, and strikethroughs to a PDF document within a Web
    browser.
5. Fill in an Adobe PDF form.
6. Differentiate between PDF Writer and Distiller.
7. Use PDF Writer and Distiller with options to create three PDF files.
8. Create and save an interactive, electronic form in PDF.
9. Add bookmarks and thumbnails to a PDF file.
10. Edit PDF files.
11. Add a digital signature to a PDF file.
12. Convert a Microsoft Word document to a PDF file.
13. Convert a Web page to PDF.
14. Add security controls to a PDF file.

Topics and Scope
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1. Purpose and functions of PDF documents
    a. Publish, share, and distribute documents
    b. Convert documents created in most other applications to Adobe Portable  Document Format
         (PDF), a standard for electronic distribution that faithfully preserves the look and feel of the
         original file complete with fonts, colors, images, and layout
2. Document navigation in Acrobat
    a. The Acrobat toolbar
    b. Magnification
    c. Links
    d. Bookmarks and thumbnails
    e. Annotations
    f. Finding text
3. Comment reviewing and sharing
    a. Electronic sticky notes
    b. Highlights
    c. Strikethroughs
    d. Annotation management: importing, exporting, and summarizing
4. Creating PDF Document
    a. Comparison of PDF Writer and Distiller
    b. Setting basic Distiller options
    c. Bookmarks and thumbnails
    d. Forms
    e. Digital signatures
    f. Security controls
5. Practical PDF conversions
    a. Microsoft Word to PDF
    b. Web page to PDF
6. PDF document modification
    a. Edit text and images
    b. Add, remove, and rearrange pages
    c. Add actions to links and bookmarks

Assignments:
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1. Complete Acrobat navigation worksheet
2. View, navigate, and print a short PDF file
3. Review a PDF file, and share comments with a team of classmates
4. Fill in and print a PDF form
5. Use PDF Writer to convert and print a simple Word document
6. Use Distiller with options to convert a more complex document
7. Add bookmarks, thumbnails, and an electronic form with digital signature to a PDF document
8. Edit a PDF file
9. Convert a web page to PDF format
10. Two to four exams
11. One to three lab reports

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 and skill demonstrations 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
25 - 50%
Homework problems using PDF files, lab reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 50%
Class performances using PDF files
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 50%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Adobe Acrobat DC Classroom in a Book. Fridsma, Lisa and Gyncild, Brie. Adobe Press. 2015

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