Editing and Publication Design 4 credits
This course offers writers and other content creators an overview of the publishing process. Students gain direct experience in bringing raw copy and artwork to a print-ready state, including editorial process, layout and design and prepress operations. Through lectures, readings and computer lab work, the course covers introductory document design strategies, integration of text and images, typography, and the printing process. The role of the editor and the editorial process will be explored. In addition to print, web based publishing and website development will be addressed. Prerequisite: Successful completion of En102 or En150 or approval of Division Chair.