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MDIA 1026 - Adobe Acrobat MAC

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course students convert documents to PDF format, to bridge the gap between paper and digital workflow. This includes converting small volumes of paper documents to searchable Adobe PDF files and to e-mail graphics files that were previously too large, and modifying PDF's to include advance functions such as high level security, video/audio files and electronic forms. Students also prepare files for professional print, through to posting PDF files on the web for online distribution.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$450.03

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 33259

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Oct 17 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 17 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 880

Instructor

Ania Grygorczuk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$450.03

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Determine repurposing requirements for both a printed document and one that will be viewed on-screen.
  • Manipulate and convert traditional print documents to more web/screen user friendly documents.
  • Prepare documents for both in-house printing and for professional print houses.
  • Add navigation elements such as Bookmarks, Links and Articles.
  • Create PostScript files and utilize Distiller (Job Options/Default Settings).
  • Add features such as view/print security and opening properties.
  • Apply the Document Review Cycle tools.
  • Extract existing content for repurposing or retrieval of information due to loss of original doc.
  • Create adobe PDF Electronic Forms.
  • Create custom job options (Distiller) based on specific output requirements.
  • Convert large volumes of files to specific PDF formats automatically.
  • Prepare PDF for web based distribution.

Effective as of Winter 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 1026 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Graphic Design
    Full-time/Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

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