CIS 136 DESKTOP PUBLISHING FOR IBM COMPUTERS
CIS 136 – Desktop Publishing for IBM Computers
Course Number & Name: CIS 136 Desktop Publishing for IBM Computers
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in CIS 107 or placement
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course provides hands-on instruction to develop students’ understanding of desktop publishing using Microsoft Office 2007 and the Internet. Topics covered include basic concepts, layout and good form, research, creating a presentation, using templates, and working with text, fonts, clip-art, drawings, and photographs. Students are required to design a variety of presentations as well as printed works indicative of their competence and typical of those found in business and industry as part of their portfolio.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- identify and discuss the fundamental concepts of desktop publishing;
- produce different business and promotional documents using appropriate software;
- use oral and written delivery skills to make effective presentations; and
- discuss and apply ethical standards in the production of marketing documents.