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VCT 2061 - Electronic Publishing II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is a continuation of the concepts and skills learned in Electronic Publishing I. Students will hone their abilities to articulate their clients’ needs through continued written statements, research, thumbnail drawings, and computer comps. Students continue to learn more advanced features of InDesign by developing sophisticated portfolio-level projects for a variety of clients.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1061 .
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Creating special effects
  2. Making tables of content and indexes
  3. Photoshop and InDesign
  4. Pocket Folder
  5. Preparing, packaging, and exporting documents
  6. Spot and PMS colors
  7. Tabs and tables
  8. Visual Identity
  9. Newsletter

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. articulate the needs of their client in a clear a concise manner.
  2. synthesize a variety of research materials to inform their design ideas.
  3. identify the strengths and weaknesses of different design styles.
  4. elucidate on the design choices they have made in light of their clients’ needs.
  5. design and print a tri-fold brochure.
  6. design a visual identity and properly print a letterhead, business card and envelope.
  7. design and print a newsletter.


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