Adobe InDesign is a popular design application used for page layout and desktop publishing. InDesign CS.55 includes a streamlined interface that matches the look and feel of Adobe's imaging programs including Photoshop and Illustrator. This course explores the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign CS5.5 including the interface, the major tools, methods of setting up InDesign projects, and adding and editing basic shapes and text.
The target audience is expected to be a range of in-training and established graphic and print design professionals, among other IT professionals needing to learn the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign CS5 and CS5.5, but with little to no previous experience with the product. Students are expected to have basic computing and word-processing skills, and be familiar with some web and design-related terminology.