SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2018 4:36:04 PMCS 72.11B Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 72.11BTitle:  ADOBE INDESIGN 2  
Full Title:  Adobe InDesign 2
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

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 73.41B

Catalog Description:
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Further study of the principles and applications of desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Advanced techniques in layout, text formatting, graphics, styles, libraries, and frames are applied to books, tables, booklets, and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 72.11A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Further study of the principles and applications of desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Advanced techniques in layout, text formatting, graphics, styles, libraries, and frames are applied to books, tables, booklets, and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 72.11A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Spring 2003Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1. Assemble InDesign documents into a series of booked documents and create a table of
    contents and index.
2. Design complex InDesign documents using advanced text formatting, path and frame
    techniques, the book panel, and advanced workspaces.
3. Manage the workflow from idea to printed book.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Design different types of documents, including templates, books, booklets and slideshows.
2. Output a document with advanced printing options and submit a PDF book to an online
    publisher.
3. Create a complex layout with multiple master pages and sections.
4. Apply advanced text composition using the full set of paragraph and character formatting
    features and styles.
5. Create and format tables, anchored objects and nested frames.
6. Create and edit paths and compound paths using the Pen tools and Pathfinder.
7. Enhance an InDesign workflow using glyph sets and snippets.
8. Customize InDesign and set custom defaults.

Topics and Scope
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I. Layout Techniques
    A. Structuring special layouts and spreads
    B. Baseline and document grids
    C. Multiple master pages
    D. Section formatting
    E. Advanced layers
II. Working with Text
    A. Cleaning up text and editing with the Story Editor
    B. Text composition and advanced formatting
    C. Advanced paragraph and character styles
    D. OpenType fonts and glyph sets
    E. Tables and table styles
    F. Conditional text
III. Path Creation and Editing
    A. Direction Selection vs. Selection tools
    B. Pen tool
    C. Scissors tool
    D. Compound paths
    E. Creating objects from type
IV. Complex Objects
    A. Nested frames
    B. Object styles and stroke styles
    C. Anchored objects
V. InDesign Document Creation
    A. Designing and applying templates
    B. Multi-document books with table of contents and index
    C. Booklets
VI. Document Management
    A. Bridge asset management
    B. Document recovery and customizing InDesign
    C. Managing multiple documents
    D. Preparing a document for high-end printing
    E. PDF creation for printshops and slideshows
VII. Other Topics
    A. Customizing InDesign preferences
    B. Libraries and snippets

Assignments:
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1. Read between 10-20 pages per week from class notes, digital manuals, online references and
    recommended textbook
2. Redesign a flier and apply advanced paragraph and formatting techniques to fit the text to
    specified area of the page
3. Prepare a project proposal using OpenType fonts and glyph sets
4. Create a project timeline
5. Edit and clean up web based text with extraneous formatting for placement into a multiple
    page information piece
6. Prepare and format a table
7. Analyze and design a template, including the use of placeholders, master pages, styles and
    layers
8. Generate an automatic table of contents and index for a book of multiple chapters
9. Submit a multi-document book in PDF format for professional printing
10. Advanced project: design and create a multiple chapter project based on a template using the
    book panel
11. Capstone semester project: plan, manage, design, layout, and publish a hard copy book by
    due date
12. Take examinations, including at least two tests and a final exam

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
30 - 60%
Assignments and projects (flier, project, table, booklet, template, font management)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Assignments, Advanced and Capstone Projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Take examinations, including at least two tests and a final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks:
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Real World Adobe InDesign CC. Kvem, Olav and Blatner, David and Bringhurst, Bob. Peachpit Press. 2013

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