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Desktop Publishing

Programs covered:
  • Microsoft Publisher

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Yearbook website

  • Other online design programs


Power Standards

4.1d.1.23-Compose informal and formal messages using technology tools.

1.1d.1.25-Enhance documents through the use of advanced layout, design, and graphics.

4.1d.1.30-Use technology to complete complex business projects. hardware components appropriate for specific tasks. projects that include a variety of media. and apply digital media appropriate for specific tasks. and apply appropriate design concepts.

Desktop Publishing students create projects using the Adobe programs InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Common projects created include newsletters, brochures, displays and posters. Students will learn about the basic use of cameras and how to compose pictures. There is no required prerequisite for this course, but Business Computer Applications is recommended.

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