Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    Mar 17, 2018  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronic Publishing Letter of Recognition

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This sequence of two courses is designed for persons who wish to develop skills in electronic page assembly. Upon completion of each course in the sequence students will develop skills in electronic page set up, typesetting and formatting of text, importing and manipulating images, creating colors in the application, working with the tools in the application, creating and applying style sheets, working with functions for fine-tuning documents and electronically imposing and file formatting for various output devices. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Program Requirements

All students should consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 8

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Use the page assembly software to create professional looking documents for print or web viewing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team member in an electronic prepress environment.
  • Determine the appropriate font selections for a printed piece.
  • Place images and illustrations into documents properly and proportionally sized.
  • Create spot colors and choose appropriate colors from a color matching system.
  • Efficiently use style sheets to create documents.
  • Create some special effects using the various tools within the software.
  • Effectively use master pages in a document.
  • Fine-tune a document using the software’s advanced typographical controls.

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