Adobe's Creative Suite of software tools remains the gold standard for creating digital media and content around the world. Upgrade your skills and learn InDesign basics of page design, layout and publishing for print or digital media. These are valuable skills in todays job market!
Sharpen your skills and master new tools with a rich and growing set of tools and programs at Pace University. Classes are available in our convenient New York City and White Plains locations, or onsite for corporate clients. All of our instructors are certified by Adobe.
Spring 2015 Course Schedule
Thursday & Friday
March 26 & 27, 2015
Pace University Westchester
One Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606
Tuition: $650.00 (includes all course materials) Course #:90672
Adobe® InDesign® is used to publish printed documents that include: newsletters, brochures, postcards, menus, books and more. Using Adobe® authorized courseware and led by a certified InDesign® Expert Instructor, students will learn how to create multi-column layouts, add text and graphics, format consistently with styles, and generate PDF files for print or the web.
Any student that is interested in learning how to create a variety of printed materials. This course is designed for those who are Mac or Windows literate and are not familiar with or have limited experience in desktop publishing. Students who have used earlier versions of InDesign and need to stay current with the newer releases - (CS5.5 / CS6 and Creataive Cloud new digital publishing features) and / or users of QuarkXPress looking to switch over and learn InDesign.
Two Days (9:00 am - 4:00 pm). This is an instructor-led course taught by an Adobe Certified Instructor.
Note: Students who take Intro to InDesign and InDesign for Digital Publication are eligible for a savings of $ 75.00 ($ 50.00 / $ 25.00 off per course if taken together). Please call to register.
Looking at the Workspace
Working with Panels
Customizing the Workspace
Changing the Magnification of a Document
Navigating Through a Document
Using Context Menus
Finding Resources for Using InDesign
2) GETTING TO KNOW INDESIGN
Preflighting as You Work
Working with Styles
Working with Graphics
Working with Objects
Working with Object Styles
3) SETTING UP A DOCUMENT AND WORKING WITH PAGES
Creating and Saving Custom Document Settings
Creating a New Document
Switching Between Open InDesign Documents
Working with Master Pages
Applying Master Pages to Document Pages
Adding Sections to Change Page Numbering
Adding New Pages
Arranging and Deleting Pages
Placing Text and Graphics on the Document Pages
Overriding Master Page Items on Document Pages
Changing the Size of Pages
Viewing the Completed Spread
4) WORKING WITH OBJECTS
Working with Layers
Creating and Editing Text Frames
Creating and Editing Graphics Frames
Adding Metadata Captions to Graphics Frames
Changing the Shape of a Frame
Wrapping Text around a Graphic
Modifying the Shape of Frames
Transforming and Aligning Objects
Selecting and Modifying Grouped Objects
5) FLOWING TEXT
Flowing Text into an Existing Frame
Flowing Text Manually
Creating Text Frames While Flowing Text
Flowing Text Automatically
Creating Threaded Frames Automatically
Adding a Jump Line Page Number
6) EDITING TEXT
Finding and Changing a Missing Font
Entering and Importing Text
Finding and Changing Text and Formatting
Editing Text by Dragging and Dropping
Using the Story Editor
7) WORKING WITH TYPOGRAPHY
Adjusting Vertical Spacing
Changing Fonts and Type Style
Changing Paragraph Alignment
Creating a Drop Cap
Adjusting Letter and Word Spacing
Adding a Rule Above a Paragraph
8) WORKING WITH COLOR
Defining Printing Requirements
Creating and Applying Colors
Working with Gradients
Creating a Tint
Creating a Spot Color
Applying Colors to Text and Objects
Using Advanced Gradient Techniques
Location: 1 Martine Ave, Suite 424 White Plains, NY 10606
This class will teach students the full process of Digital Graphic Design. Students will use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to design and create content for print and the wide range of digital devices used today.
Using several Adobe Software tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Reflow and Muse, students will learn how to PLAN - DESIGN - BUILD + MAINTAIN a fully functional website for the web and digital devices.
The core of this program will cover advanced features to extend your skills in Adobe Creative Cloud software tools Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and the Digital Publishing Suite which utilizes Apple’s Developer program.
Students will learn the fundamentals of Adobe workflows for Digital Graphic Design and Web Design featuring Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Students will be prepared to advance on to the certificate programs or other Adobe classes.