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|Discipline and Nbr:
ADOBE INDESIGN 1||
Adobe InDesign 1
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||3.50|| ||Contact DHR||61.25
| ||Contact Total||5.50|| ||Contact Total||96.25
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 166.25||
An introduction to desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Student will create graphically rich layouts with formatted text to create fliers, brochures and newsletters for print and PDF.
Completion of CIS 101A or CIS 105A and eligibility for English 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
An introduction to desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Students will create graphically rich layouts with formatted text to create fliers, brochures, and newsletters for print and PDF.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Completion of CIS 101A or CIS 105A and eligibility for English 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 2002||Inactive:||
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Manage the InDesign work area
2. Set up multiple-page documents using InDesign layout features
3. Print and create native documents and PDF (portable document format)
4. Integrate text and graphics into simple documents using frames
5. Manage text frames with multiple columns and path type
6. Create a document that includes placed text and graphics and
7. Design a document with stacked and grouped frames
8. Analyze graphic file formats and apply text wrap appropriately
9. Apply the principles of text formatting
10. Design documents with text styles and master pages
Topics and Scope
1. Basic skills
a. Using the tools and palettes
b. Navigational skills
c. Frame essentials and formatting
2. Layout skills
a. Working with multiple pages
b. Using rulers and guides
c. Using simple master pages
d. Understanding layers
a. Creating internal text and importing external text
b. Threading text and multiple columns
c. Understanding principles of text formatting, including
inline rules, Open Type fonts, leading, kerning, and tracking
d. Formatting text with character and paragraph enhancements
e. Creating and applying simple text styles
f. Editing text
g. Setting text frame properties
h. Creating path type
a. Creating internal graphics shapes
b. Importing external graphics
c. Controlling image display quality
d. Text wrapping
5. Arranging and combining objects
c. Aligning and distributing
6. Other features
b. Drop shadows
d. Simple principles of color types (process, spot, and RGB)
f. Basic printing options
g. Creating a PDF file for web and print
h. Converting PageMaker and Quark documents
1. Design the page layout for at least five different types of desktop
publishing documents using rules, column, and margin guides.
2. Integrate and manipulate graphic images in a flier.
3. Build a document using InDesign internal shape tools and frames.
4. Build a multiple page magazine spread with threaded text and master
5. Create a promotional document enhanced with text-wrapping around
imported raster and vector graphics.
6. Apply transformations to create an imposition of business cards.
7. Format frames, text and objects with spot colors, gradients, and tints
and correctly apply RGB (red green blue) and CMYK (cyan, magenta,
yellow, black) colors.
8. Create a 3-fold brochure with formatted text, applying the principles
of text styles, leading, kerning, and tracking.
9. Organize a complex advertisement with layers.
10. Design a marketing document using multiple variations of character
and paragraph styles.
11. Enhance a title page with special effects, including drop shadows,
feathering, transparency, path type, and inline rules.
12. Create PDF files for print and web from InDesign documents.
13. Take examinations, including at least two tests and a final exam,
which are based on an InDesign document.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 10%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
30 - 50%
|Weekly assignments and course projects||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
40 - 60%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, Short answer||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
1. Adobe InDesign CS2 Classroom in a Book, by Adobe Creative Team -
Adobe Press 2005
2. Real World Adobe InDesign CS2, by Olav Kvern and David Blatner -
Peachpit Press 2006