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Courses - Publishing Design I

Course Description

This will be a hands on course dealing with the basics of digital publishing design. We will establish visual techniques and design principles and apply what we discuss. This course will provide a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, and the production tips for page layout and design using Adobe InDesign.

Course Goals

Upon completing this course, students will:

  • understand layout design principles and how to apply them into effective publishing
  • develop an understanding of copy and graphic elements that form an internally consistent and coherent design.
  • be able to design a range of products from business cards to newsletters and four-colour brochures.
  • execute design that supports skills necessary to effectively communicate information via print and digital media.

Instructor: Andy Hurtt
Email:
Andrew.Hurtt@umit.maine.edu

1 Credit Course


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