CAB300 - Desktop Publishing II

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Subject Title
Desktop Publishing II

Subject Description
In this advanced subject, students will continue to develop the skills learned in CAB200 - Introduction to Desktop Publishing. Advanced desktop publishing techniques will be developed using Adobe Creative Suite on the Macintosh computer platform. Students will further develop and execute detailed vector-based drawing using Adobe Illustrator as well as bit-mapped image editing using Adobe PhotoShop. Students will use InDesign to complete all digital layouts and portfolio materials.

Credit Status
Creative Advertising Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Differentiate between vector and images.
2. Scan images into the computer and manipulate them using both vector drawing and image editing software.
3. Identify the appropriate use of both vector drawing and images as applied to a creative advertising strategy.
4. Use page InDesign software to develop creative advertising concepts.
5. Import both images and vector art into a InDesign layout.
6. Use of Adobe Creative Suite to create, enhance and execute creative strategies and concepts developed in other subjects and personal portfolio development.
7. Be an active participant contributing effectively to the assigned tasks and the process of group work within in-class and/or workshop exercises for evaluation.
8. Understand the purpose of, and effectively meet all deadlines and project requirements.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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