Jul 19, 2024  
2021-22 Catalog 
2021-22 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

VICOM 170 - InDesign Layout II

3 Credits
This course is an intermediate to advanced course that builds on the concepts learned in InDesign Layout I. This course will feature techniques to help automate the construction of complex multipage documents so modifications may be done in an extremely efficient manner. Students learn how to integrate Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge with InDesign to prepare, place and modify many different file formats for a complete full circle workflow.

Pre-requisite(s) VICOM 228
Course Note Was Intro to Pre-Press

Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Graphic design students, and general transfer students as well as industry retraining.
Active Date 2014-05-20

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 44
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Strategies for long documents, covers and body content Preflighting and PDF options Type composition, advanced kerning, leading, tracking, word breaks and tabs File formats, color modes and image resolution Extended use of color, importing swatches and sampling colors Basic layout and proofing Master pages in depth, pages and spreads, multiple page sizes and numbering options Creating a table, inserting rows and columns, applying table cell styles Introduction to books and table of contents, long document skills, formatting and structure

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge and skill preparing files in InDesign for use in print and on the web

Demonstrate the proper use of fonts, color gamuts and image resolutions in building files for mass production of printed documents.

Identify and efficiently use the intermediate to advanced tools of Adobe InDesign to create multiple page print documents incorporating text and images

Demonstrate the ability to engineer files using work and turn, work and tumble, and sheetwise layouts.

Demonstrate an ability to work with spot and CMYK color.

Demonstrate effective presentation skills when submitting a project for review

Demonstrate a technical understanding of the procedures for producing files with master pages and styles through the creation and submission of finished project files.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)