ERIC Number: ED255655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Introduction to the MCS. Visual Media Learning Guide.
Spokane Falls Community Coll., WA.
This student learning guide is designed to introduce graphics arts students t the MCS (Modular Composition System) compugraphic typesetting system. Addressed in the individual units of the competency-based guide are the following tasks: programming the compugraphic typesetting system, creating a new file and editing a file, operating a phototypesetter, and manual and automatic quadding (positioning of a line of type). Each unit contains some or all of the following: an introduction that includes information pertaining to the purpose of the unit, performance objectives and competencies covered in the unit, and estimated completion times; one or more assignment sheets that include an assignment, a list of recommended resources, and evaluation criteria; one or more information sheets; one or more worksheets; a unit quiz; and answers to the quiz. (A brief final report describing a related project to update the graphics technology program is attached.) (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Spokane Falls Community Coll., WA.