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Karraker, Roger – Community College Journalist, 1987
Provides brief descriptions of 20 different Apple hardware and software products available for use in desktop publishing. (AYC)
Descriptors: Budgets, Community Colleges, Computer Software, Microcomputers
Cisler, Steve – Online, 1987
Describes the components, costs, and capabilities of several desktop publishing systems, and examines their possible impact on work patterns within organizations. The text and graphics of the article were created using various microcomputer software packages. (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Cost Effectiveness, Electronic Publishing
Hall, H. L. – Communication: Journalism Education Today (C:JET), 1988
Reports on the advantages and disadvantages of desktop publishing, using the Apple Macintosh and "Pagemaker" software, to produce a high school yearbook. Asserts that while desktop publishing may be initially more time consuming for those unfamiliar with computers, desktop publishing gives high school journalism staffs more control over…
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Printers, Computer Software, Computers
Sims, Harold A. – Educational Technology, 1987
Identifies, considers, and interrelates the functionality of hardware, firmware, and software types; discusses the relationship of input and output devices in the PC-based desktop publishing environment; and reports some of what has been experienced in three years of working intensively in/with desktop publishing devices and solutions. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Electronic Publishing, Input Output Devices, Microcomputers
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Sullivan, Patricia – College Composition and Communication, 1988
Examines the advantages of using desktop publishing in advanced writing classes. Explains how desktop publishing can spur creativity, call attention to the interaction between words and pictures, encourage the social dimensions of computing and composing, and provide students with practical skills. (MM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Burstyn, Joan N., Ed. – 1991
Highlighting changes in the work of people within the university, this book presents nine essays that examine the effects of desktop publishing and electronic publishing on professors and students, librarians, and those who work at university presses and in publication departments. Essays in the book are: (1) "Introduction: The Promise of Desktop…
Descriptors: Desktop Publishing, Electronic Publishing, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education
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Shackelford, Ray; Griffis, Kurt – Tech Directions, 2006
Newsletters are an important resource or form of media. They offer a cost-effective way to keep people informed, as well as to promote events and programs. Production of a newsletter makes an excellent project, relevant to real-world communication, for technology students. This article presents an activity on how to create a short newsletter. The…
Descriptors: Newspapers, Desktop Publishing, Technology Education, Computer Software
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Gueldenzoph, Lisa E. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 2006
E-commerce is a relatively new content area for business educators even though it includes a variety of business concepts such as marketing and desktop publishing. Whether developing a new course or integrating e-commerce concepts into existing courses, determining the topics that are important can be a challenge. This study sought to identify the…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Internet, Programming Languages
Stanley, Milt – Computing Teacher, 1986
Defines desktop publishing, describes microcomputer developments and software tools that make it possible, and discusses its use as an instructional tool to improve writing skills. Reasons why students' work should be published, examples of what to publish, and types of software and hardware to facilitate publishing are reviewed. (MBR)
Descriptors: Books, Classroom Techniques, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Lormand, Robert; Rowe, Jane J. – Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 1988
The first of two articles presents basic selection criteria for desktop publishing software packages, including discussion of expectations, required equipment, training costs, publication size, desired software features, additional equipment needed, and quality control. The second provides a brief description of desktop publishing using the Apple…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Electronic Publishing, Evaluation Criteria, Microcomputers
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Mayer, Kenneth R.; Nelson, Sandra J. – Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 1992
Offers recommendations for development of an undergraduate desktop publishing course. Discusses scholastic level and prerequisites, purpose and objectives, instructional resources and methodology, assignments and evaluation, and a general course outline. (SR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization
Porec, Carol J. – Writing Notebook, 1989
Describes how "The Children's Writing and Publishing Center" (a desktop publishing program for elementary students) combines word processing with computer graphics and motivates students to write letters. (MM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Huprich, Violet M. – Business Education Forum, 1989
Discusses the challenges of teaching desktop publishing (DTP); the industry is in flux with the software packages constantly being updated. Indicates that the demand for those with DTP skills is great. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Word Processing
McDonald, William – Currents, 1987
Some of the limitations of desktop publishing are identified including: desktop systems cannot match the finished quality of typeset copy and traditionally prepared graphics; nonpublications office desktop publishing would require more time, and publishing will not be easier; hidden costs; and high quality depends on trained people. (MLW)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Microcomputers
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Howe-Steiger, Linda; Donohue, Brian – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2002
Describes the ways in which technology is changing the Doctrine of Fair Use. Desktop publishing and Internet and Web-based teaching are expected to erode traditional applications of Fair Use for educational purposes. Makes the case that instructors and researchers should assume that there is no Fair Use on the Internet. (SLD)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights, Fair Use (Copyrights), Internet
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