Course Detail: CMP507 - Introduction to Adobe InDesign®

Learn the powerful tools of Adobe InDesign CC 2020 used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, and books. 

This course will explore how to create documents for print or web, covering topics such as multi-page setup, creating paragraph and character styles, and tips and tricks to make your documents look well designed and professional.

This class qualifies for the Professional Certificate in Digital Media. To learn more, visit the program page here:  PFW Professional Certificate in Digital Media

This course will be delivered online. Classes will be facilitated by a live instructor during the scheduled course times and students should be prepared to participate in the live sessions. Class participation enhances the online student experience.

Several days prior to the start of your course, you will receive an email with information on connecting to the sessions.

Instructor John Nicklin is the Studio M Media Coordinator at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Nicklin received a BFA in Graphic Design from IPFW and has taught Photoshop® at the Department of Visual Communication and Design.  He has a background in digital photography, computer art, video, and music production, as well as being a freelance artist, focused on painting and illustration.

  • In order to participate in the class, you will need to have the most updated version of Adobe InDesign, Creative Cloud 2020. If you do not currently have the most updated version, the instructor recommends purchasing a 30-day InDesign CC 2020 subscription from  AdobeStore - click here
  • You should have proficiency with page layout, familiarity with aspects of InDesign, and experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Professional.

Course Pre-requisites
(optional) Introduction to Adobe Photoshop®
(optional) Introduction to Adobe Illustrator®

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