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PGT 103 – Advanced Publications Design

   

Course Description

Focuses on the advanced study of publications design.  Topics include:  safety, page layout, basic scanning, graphics, file formats, font management, color theory, and quality issues.

     

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Safety

Class

3

Page Layout

D. Lab

4

Basic Scanning

P. Lab/O.B.I.

3

Graphics

Credit

6

File Formats

 

 

Font Management    
Color Theory    
Quality Issues    
     

Prerequisite:

PGT 102

Corequisite:

 

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

SAFETY/Work Ethics

2

0

0

Definition of print shop safety

Identify and locate safety equipment

 

 

 

 

Identify safety in operation procedures

 

 

 

 

Read and comprehend MSDS sheets/color code labels

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate safety operation in procedures

 

 

 

Definition of work ethics principles

Identify principles of work ethics

 

 

 

 

Perform work ethics principles

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate work ethics principles

 

 

 

PAGE LAYOUT

3

7

5

Principles of page layout

Define elements page layout

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate elements of page layout

 

 

 

 

Perform page layout

 

 

 

BASIC SCANNING

3

7

5

Definition of basic scanning methods

Identify basic scanning equipment

 

 

 

 

Identify basic scanning software

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate basic scanning methods

 

 

 

 

Perform basic scanning methods

 

 

 

GRAPHICS

3

7

5

Define elements of graphics

Identify elements of graphics

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate uses of elements of graphics

 

 

 

 

Perform uses of element of graphics

 

 

 

FILE FORMATS

3

7

4

Define file formats

Identify various file formats

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate use of various file formats

 

 

 

 

Perform the use of various file formats

 

 

 

FONT MANAGEMENT

3

7

4

Define font management theory

Identify font management software

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate font management software

 

 

 

 

Perform various font management techniques

 

 

 

COLOR THEORY

3

7

4

Define color theory and tools

Identify color models

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate the use of color models

 

 

 

 

Identify color systems

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate the use of color systems

 

 

 

 

Perform various color management techniques

 

 

 

QUALITY ISSUES

4

4

3

Definition of quality control methods

Identify quality control devices and methods

 

 

 

 

Define quality control devices and methods

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate quality control procedures

 

 

 

       

Suggested Resources

 Suggested Resources include textbooks shown below or most current edition.

Books

Against the Clock Performance Support and Training Systems. “PreFlight, An Introduction to File Analysis and Repair”.  Prentice Hall. 

Against the Clock Performance Support and Training Systems. “PressWise, Digital Imposition”. Prentice Hall.

Against the Clock Performance Support and Training Systems. “QuarkXpress 4, Advanced Electronic Mechanicals”. Prentice Hall.

Against the Clock Performance Support and Training Systems. “TrapWise, Digital Trapping”. Prentice Hall.

Basic Stripping Procedures and Techniques. Montage Productions Inc.

Burke, Clifford (1990). Type from the Desktop. Ventana Press.

Conour, Theodore E. (1991). Graphic Design in Action. West Publishing Company.

Erickson, Fritz J.& Vonk, John A.  (1991). Easy Pagemaker. McMillian Publishing Company.

Nonprocess Multi-Color Stripping. Montage Productions Inc.

One Color Multi-Flat Stripping. Montage Productions Inc.

Parker, Roger C. (1993). Looking Good In Print (4th ed.). Ventana Press.

Rabb, Margaret Y. (1993). The Presentation Design Book. Ventana Press.

Salinger, Joanne R. QuarkXpress 4.0, A Step by Step Approach.

Van Osdol, L. Louise (1999). Pagemaker 6.5 Design and Application. EMC Paradigm.

 

rev.04/97/03 (05/20/03)