Designed for both aspiring and experienced technical writers and editors, this course provides an introduction to the basic elements of document design, including layout, color, and typography for print documentation. Students gain experience and performance feedback while working individually to develop a user manual.
Bring a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to class.
Prerequisite: Strong Word skills. Recommended: Experience with page layout software such as InDesign.
Required textbook: The Non-Designer's Design Book, 3rd ed.
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