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ENG 280: Book Production: Pueo Literary and Art Journal (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is intended to acquaint students with the theory, practice, and skills required to publish a book (Pueo Literary and Art Journal), and, by extension, enable students to participate in the production of any small publication such as magazines, handbooks, manuals, brochures, flyers, newsletters, etc. To varying degrees over two semesters, the course covers planning, publicity, selection, editing, proofreading, layout, production, distribution, and celebration. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (Cross-listed as CM 280.) (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in Eng 100 or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Willingness to carry out collaborative responsibilities on time and to work cooperatively with others. Strong knowledge of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. Awareness of literary forms and styles. Basic computer skills. An eye for visual detail.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate how audience, purpose, and mode of publication affect publication design.
  • Employ skills such as editing, proofreading, design, and layout.
  • Participate in imaginative and creative collaboration in the production of a journal that maintains high standards.

Degrees and Certificates

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