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Producing A Student Publication

IHU 267

Producing A Student Publication

IHU 267

Course Description

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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the methods of Communication Art from print and Internet.