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Desktop Publishing

Students learn basic typography and page assembly techniques including elements, measurements, fonts, settings and configurations, proofreading mark-ups and corrections, altered file naming conventions and storage organizations. Emphasis is on the proper use of keyboard controls and the relationship that type has to page assembly. Students practice skills individually and in teams. Introduction to typesetting, page assembly, and optical character recognition scanning through software such as QuarkXpress and OmniPage on the Macintosh operating system.