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Computer Education & Training Center

Desktop Publishing

Designing with Adobe InDesign

The following course teaches the principles of page layout and design using hands-on projects in Adobe InDesign to reinforce the concepts. Learn the techniques and strategies to create atractive and professional looking publications.

Design Principles for Desktop Publishing

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of InDesign or equivalent experience.) This course teaches you how to combine the electronic capabilities of InDesign with established principles of design and layout. Topics include using a grid, call outs, and optical center. Other topics include page flow, typography, white space, paper and ink selection, planning for multi-page documents, and using spot color. Learn to prepare your documents for a commercial printer or service bureau. [Course Outline]
Fee: $239

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E0530 Fri., Mar. 27West CountyNancy Haupt
E0741 Thurs., June 4West CountyNancy Haupt

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in Adobe InDesign that help you master the skills of desktop publishing from simple flyers to more complex documents as well as classes in digital publications for creating eBooks and interactive digital documents.