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ERIC Number: ED299422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun-30
Pages: 162
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
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.