Course Description:

Desktop Publishing is designed to acquaint students with graphic design techniques, principles of page layout and design, and desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator software. Desktop Publishing will assist students in the production of professional publications. A video editing project will also be included where students will create a commercial and jingle for a fictitious business using iMovie and Garage Band.

Length of Course: 1 Term (.5 Credit)

For Students: 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th

Prerequisite: Computer Applications

Course Documents:

Below are some documents that I use in Desktop Publishing. Feel free to use or make suggestions!

Commercial Rubric

DTP Design Rubric

DTP Porfolio Guidelines

DTP Portfolio Rubric

Newsletter Rubric

Typography Definitions

Using Typography to Add Personality to Words


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