SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2018 3:52:21 PMCS 72.11C Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 72.11CTitle:  ADOBE INDESIGN 3  
Full Title:  Adobe InDesign 3
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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 73.41C

Catalog Description:
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An advanced study of workflow techniques based on Adobe InDesign projects. Using most of the programs in the Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud, the entire cycle of document production, management, and review will be explored, with emphasis on digital media including EPUB and Digital Publishing.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 72.11B


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An advanced study of workflow techniques based on Adobe InDesign projects. Using most of the programs in the Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud, the entire cycle of document production, management, and review will be explored, with emphasis on digital media including EPUB and Digital Publishing.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 72.11B
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 2007Inactive:
 
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. Design workflow environments that integrate multiple Adobe programs.
2. Design advanced workflows using Adobe InDesign for online, interactive, and print media.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Develop and manage online projects working collaboratively
2. Manage the elements of an Adobe workflow using multiple programs in the Creative Cloud
    (CC) which may include Adobe Bridge, Acrobat DC, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Muse, Adobe
    Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
3. Coordinate resources from imported assets using Microsoft Office and multiple operating
    systems
4. Create InDesign to PDF workflows that include interactive Portable Document Format (PDF)
    files, PDF forms, catalog files and Section 508 Accessibility Standards PDF files
5. Use scripting, (InDesign scripts), a command line utility (General Regular Expression Parser -
    GREP), and Extensible Markup Language (XML) to automate, streamline, and repurpose
    InDesign files and workflows
6. Create Reflowable and Fixed Layout electronic publishing (EPUB) files, and convert files to
    appropriate EPUB standard, as well as to appropriate device such as iOS, Android,
    Kindle, Nook, Kobo
7. Explore newest Adobe technology to enhance workflow efficiency

Topics and Scope
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I. Keyboard shortcuts and advanced customization
II. Working with Adobe CS/CC services
    A. Creating a project using Bridge assets and metadata
    B. Managing projects integrating various Adobe programs
    C. Understanding and applying color management
    D. Understanding, installing, and using InDesign scripts
    E. Collaboration workflow using InCopy
III. Integrating assets
    A. Photoshop and Illustrator graphics
    B. Layers
    C. Metadata
    D. Microsoft Office
    E. InCopy
    F. Acrobat
IV. Creating InDesign-based interactive PDFs
    A. Bookmarks and hyperlinks
    B. Buttons and rollover states
    C. Movies and sounds
    D. Forms
    E. Section 508 Accessibility Standards Compliance
V. Advanced text operations
    A. Data merge with graphics
    B. Managing text edits and styles with GREP
    C. Tagged text
    D. Variables
VI. Review cycles with Adobe services
    A. Synchronous online collaboration
    B. InDesign-based review cycles
    C. Online-based review cycles
VII. Exported workflows for the InDesign document
    A. Delivering eXtensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) content for the web   
     B. Repurposing with XML
VIII. Managing and submitting documents for commercial printshops
IX. Using InDesign to create digital media
    A. Interactive files
    B. EPUB files
    C. Overview of Digital Publishing Files (DPS)
X. Newest Adobe technology to enhance workflow efficiency

Assignments:
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1. Create an InDesign-based Creative Cloud workflow involving Illustrator, Photoshop,
    InDesign, and Acrobat
2. Class collaboration projects using Acrobat Document Cloud tools
3. Create various PDFs from InDesign, including a catalog, interactive files, forms and Section
    508 Accessibility Standards files
4. Export a Creative Cloud Suite project cross-platform and manage InDesign legacy files
5. Create InDesign files that include XML, GREP, and InDesign scripts
6. Advanced project: create an interactive multi-page InDesign e-zine (online magazine)
7. Advanced project: Convert InDesign 2 book project to EPUB
8. Take examinations, including at least two tests and a final exam
9. Read between 10-20 pages per week from class notes, digital manuals, online references and
    recommended textbook

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%
Projects, catalogs, workflow projects, class collaborations, interactive media, EPUB standards and compatibility, government standards for accessibility
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 50%
Use of Acrobat DC tools and advanced projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
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. Kvern, Olav and Blatner, David and Bringhurst, Bob. Peachpit Press. 2013

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