CCOG for GD 141 Summer 2022
- Course Number:
- GD 141
- Course Title:
- Digital Page Design 2
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
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- Lab Hours:
Addendum to Course Description
A grade of a "B" or better is required for placement into the second year of the program.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
Produce multiple-page communication materials for print and interactive digital use employing the advanced tools and techniques of industry-standard page layout software.
Develop and apply a visual theme using master pages to unify and strengthen the grid across multiple-page layouts.
Create printed communication materials which reflect an awareness of contemporary design trends.
Employ a systematic, file-naming convention for organization of the large number of project elements and files associated with a typical multiple-page project in the workplace.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Design and produce various size, multi-page layouts using professional page layout software.
Digital technical skills exam
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Global vs. Local Changes
Managing Multi-page Elements and Data
Use the multi-page tools of the software efficiently
Develop layouts through process-driven methods
Utilize software grid tools in multiple-page layouts
Manage type and images globally in multi-page layouts
Format repetitive text elements using Paragraph and Character Styles
Create visually current layouts
Organize digital files and project materials in a systematic manner
Build files that print successfully
Follow all required specifications