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Producing A Student Publication

Course NumberIHU 267
Lab Hours45
Lecture Hours45
Course DescriptionPrerequisite: 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.
  1. Share in a critique/selection process which includes recognized parameters of quality, interest, and publication.
  2. Appreciate and value the common design elements that the written and visual arts share.
  3. Gain a greater awareness of the creativity and craft artists bring to their work.

Refine critical reading, writing, and thinking skills.
  1. Read student submissions for publication.
  2. Analyze written and visual arts submitted by students.
  3. Discuss and evaluate student works submitted.

Participate in the processes and techniques involved in producing and marketing a published work in book form.
  1. Prepare pre-production layout.
  2. Operate current technological equipment that is used to prepare publications.
  3. Establish and meet deadlines.
  4. 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.
  1. Demonstrate cooperative working skills.
  2. 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.
  1. Discuss the methods of Communication Art from print and Internet.

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