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Areas of Study | | BOFF219 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: BOFF219
COURSE TITLE:Digital Publication Design for Business
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course discusses digital publishing techniques and applications. It covers how to create eBooks, digital magazines, and interactive PDF’s. Students learn how to become self-publishers by producing Ebooks, digital magazines, and digital newspapers while exploring how digital publication helps businesses.

PREREQUISITES:
BOFF130

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • The student will be able to appraise the technical resources by analyzing digital publication software to complete projects.
  • Students will be able to compose designs by thinking critically to solve visual problems.
  • Students will be able to collaborate with classmates by working together to complete group projects and presentations.
  • Students will be able to apply technology by using hardware, software, and internet research to keep current with publishing trends.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Typography
  2. Frames
  3. Page Layout
  4. Interactive Documents
  5. Multi-page documents
  6. Exporting

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student's progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests and a final exam.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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