Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Mastering Adobe InDesign: From Beginner to Pro

Welcome to an immersive journey into the vibrant world of Adobe InDesign, a flagship software from the eminent Adobe Systems suite, the brainchild behind game-changers like Photoshop and Illustrator. While Photoshop perfects image manipulation and Illustrator dazzles with illustration capabilities, InDesign is your go-to maestro for crafting compelling posters, impactful brochures, engaging magazines, and even riveting books.

About the Course: Tailored for both the uninitiated and seasoned designers, this course seamlessly navigates you through the rich tapestry of features offered in Adobe InDesign. For those familiar with previous iterations of the software, our curriculum highlights the enhanced functionalities and tweaks that can optimize your design experience. On the other hand, newcomers will find solace in our methodical progression, starting from foundational concepts, gradually elevating to the software's intricate nuances.

Software Accessibility: While it's advantageous to have Adobe InDesign for a hands-on experience, it's not obligatory for course success. If you're keen on a tactile learning process but don't have the software, fret not! Adobe offers a complimentary 30-day trial, devoid of any financial obligations. Simply sign up or log in with your Adobe user ID, and you're set to dive into the world of design.

Dive into this curated experience and unleash your potential to create captivating layouts and designs with Adobe InDesign. Whether you're an aspiring designer, a budding publisher, or just a curious learner, let us guide you through every pixel and print of InDesign's vast capabilities.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Adobe InDesign is and how it can be used.
  • Demonstrate creating and viewing documents as well as navigating your workspace
  • Demonstrate page creation and working with type.
  • Demonstrate working with graphics and formatting objects.
  • Demonstrate working with color, points, and paths.
  • Demonstrate managing and transforming objects.
  • Demonstrate character and paragraph formatting and using styles.
  • Demonstrate table usage.
  • Long and Interactive Documents
  • Demonstrate packaging and printing with Adobe InDesign.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 1: Introduction to Adobe InDesign CS6 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 2: Creating and Viewing Documents 10 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 3: Understanding Your Workspace 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 4: Pages 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 5: Working with Type 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 6: Working with Graphics 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 7: Formatting Objects 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 8: Working with Color 8 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 9: Points and Paths 10 points
Lesson 10 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 10: Managing and Transforming Objects 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 11: Character and Paragraph Formatting 10 points
Lesson 12 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 12: Using Styles 10 points
Lesson 13 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 13: Tables 10 points
Lesson 14 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 14: Long and Interactive Documents 10 points
Lesson 15 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 15: Packaging and Printing 9 points
The Final Exam 70 points
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