Producing A Student PublicationIHU 267
Prerequisite: Any Approved Composition II or OAT 152 with a grade of "C" or better. Provides a guided opportunity to learn about publishing by compiling, selecting, editing, and designing an annual publication of student writing, photography, and artwork. Focuses on hands-on experience in critical reading, writing, and thinking; editing; layout; production details; marketing; design; and distribution. Credit may also be earned in ART 267 but not in the same semester. (45-45)
Outcomes and Objectives
Recognize and establish standards for quality in both the written and visual arts.
- Share in a critique/selection process which includes recognized parameters of quality, interest, and publication.
- Appreciate and value the common design elements that the written and visual arts share.
- Gain a greater awareness of the creativity and craft artists bring to their work.
Refine critical reading, writing, and thinking skills.
- Read student submissions for publication.
- Analyze written and visual arts submitted by students.
- Discuss and evaluate student works submitted.
Participate in the processes and techniques involved in producing and marketing a published work in book form.
- Prepare pre-production layout.
- Operate current technological equipment that is used to prepare publications.
- Establish and meet deadlines.
- Interact effectively with members of Delta and Tri-Cities communities in the process.
Collaborate with other students, instructors, and technicians in the processes of reviewing and preparing student work for publication.
- Demonstrate cooperative working skills.
- Assume responsibility as a participant in a group process.
Discover possibilities of current and future technologies and a variety of career options available in the publishing field.
- Discuss the methods of Communication Art from print and Internet.