ERIC Number: ED299422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Corporate Electronic Publishing Systems. Curriculum Improvement Project.
Courtney, Dwight; Crowley, Ed
This guide is intended for use in teaching a postsecondary-level course in corporate electronic publishing systems. The following topics are covered: cultural influence of graphic communication (early events in communication, early attempts at printing); typefaces and styles of type (type style characteristics and their use); tools and methods of graphic design (measuring type, using drawing equipment and design instruments, performing copyfitting procedures); graphic design (predesign planning, layout procedures, design and layout considerations); principles of design (design elements, color and creativity in design); the layout process (art and copy preparation; thumbnail sketches; rough, comprehensive, dummy, and mechanical layouts); fundamentals of computer graphic workstations (video displays, video controller boards, computers, printers, input devices); computer graphics; paint programs and their operation; desktop publishing systems and their operation; layout in desktop publication; and design and design principles in desktop publication. The curriculum contains materials for students and instructors, including a syllabus and a unit-by-unit course and student laboratory guides. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Computer Graphics, Curriculum Development, Electronic Publishing, Equipment Utilization, Graphic Arts, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Office Occupations Education, Photocomposition, Postsecondary Education, Production Techniques, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Coll. and Univ. System, Austin. Coordinating Board.
Authoring Institution: Galveston Coll., TX.
Note: For related documents, see ED 285 018-028 and CE 051 050.