Week

Tuesday

Thursday


1

May 12

Introduction
Policies
Syllabus
Schedule

Instructor Introduction
Introduction Survey

May 14

Demo
Basic Typography

Exercise No. 1
Basic Typography

InDesign Samples

Project No. 1
Bookstore Labels
Assigned
Lab time


2

May 19

Follow-up
Introduction Surveys
Grade Sheets

Demo — Text Frames

  1. Text Frame Creation
  2. Frame Fitting
    Overset text
  3. Text Frame Options
    Columns, Inset Spacing, Vertical Justification
  4. Text Frame Threading
  5. Text Frame Styling
    Fill / Stroke    
  6. Type on Path

Exercise No. 2
Text Frames

Project No. 1
Bookstore Labels
Lab time

May 21

Demo
Tabs and rules

Project No. 1
Bookstore Labels
Lab time
Due end of class


3

May 26

Follow-up
Bookstore Labels

Demo — Images

  1. Image Placement
    Frame Tools
    File Types: .psd .tif .jpg .ai .eps .pdf
    File / Place (Cmd+D)
    Drop from Finder
  2. In-Frame Positioning
    Frame / Image concept
    Content Grabber
    Regular vs. Direct Select Tools
  3. Image Resizing
    Scale Tool
    Command + Shift + Click/Drag
  4. Frame Fitting
    Object / Fitting...
    Fill Frame Proportionally
    Fit Content Proportionally
    Fit Frame to Content
    Center Content
    Auto-Fit
  5. Links Palette
    Edit Original
    Update Link
    Embed Image
  6. More Info...
     

Exercise No. 3
Images

Project No. 2
Event Promotion
Assigned
Lab time

 

May 28

Demo
Bleeds and Trimming

Project No. 2
Event Promotion
Lab time
1. Document setup
2. Written content


4

June 2

Demo
Positioning

Exercise No. 4
Positioning

Project No. 2
Event Promotion
Lab time

June 4

Project No. 2
Event Promotion
Lab time
Due end of class

Progress check-in
Demo refresh
One-on-one tutoring
Personal projects


5

June 9

Follow-up
Event Promotion

Demo
Text Styles

Exercise No. 5
Text Styles

Project No. 3
Bookmark Set
Assigned
Lab time

June 11

Project No. 3
Bookmark Set
Lab time
1. Document setup
2. Written content


6

June 16

Demo
Pages

Exercise No. 6
Pages

Project No. 3
Bookmark Set
Lab time

June 18

Project No. 3
Bookmark Set
Lab time
Due end of class


7

June 23

Follow-up
Bookmark Set

Demo
Layers

Exercise No. 7
Layers

Project No. 4
Instructional Guide
Assigned

June 25

Project No. 4
Instructional Guide
Lab time


8

June 30

Exercise No. 8
Free points — you're welcome

Project No. 4
Instructional Guide
Lab time

 

July 2

Project No. 4
Instructional Guide
Lab time
Due end of class

 


9

July 7

Follow-up
Instructional Guide

Project No. 5
Photo Collection
Assigned

Exercise No. 9
Gatefold Setup

Project No. 5
Photo Collection
Lab time

July 9

Student Opinion Questionnaires
Course title: InDesign
Course Number: 52717
Section Number: F1
Instructor: Kevin Woodland

Project No. 5
Photo Collection
Lab time

 


10

July 14

Project No. 5
Photo Collection
Lab time

 

July 16

Project No. 5
Photo Collection
Lab time
Due end of class