Higher Education

Exploring Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud Update, 1st Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Terry Rydberg Waukesha County Technical College
  • ISBN-10: 1285843525  |  ISBN-13: 9781285843520
  • 416 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $50.50
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Provides detailed and accurate coverage of features and capabilities specific to Adobe InDesign CS6, and also emphasizes typography and fundamental design principles essential for professional success.
  • Instructional content and practical exercises are project-based to help students hone their knowledge and skills while using Adobe InDesign CS6 to create accurate, editable, printable documents.
  • Each chapter builds on previous topics and reiterates core techniques to accelerate skill development and retention, while numerous supplemental projects allow students to apply what they have learned with minimal direction.
  • Online Artwork and Resource files contain directions and all the necessary components for completing additional projects that correspond to each chapter's learning goals.
  • With over two decades of experiences as an accomplished page layout professional and educator, the author designed the text with a strong emphasis on appealing visuals to support student learning and encourage mastery of the material.

Table of Contents

1. The InDesign Workspace.
2. Type, Tools, and Terms.
3. The Fine Art of Setting Type.
4. Combining Type and Images.
5. Tabs and Tables.
6. Grids, Guides, and Aligning Objects.
7. Text Wrap, Layers, and Effects
8. Type Continuity: Applying Styles.
9. Master Pages and Object Styles.
10. Identity Systems.
11. Designing with Type.
12. Color Essentials.
13. Production Essentials.
14. Basic Graphic Elements.

What's New

  • Chapter updates available through CourseMate provide full coverage of new Creative Cloud features.
  • New author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128584355X | ISBN-13: 9781285843551)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with all the new features and tools, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

List Price = $53.00  | CengageBrain Price = $53.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128584355X | ISBN-13: 9781285843551)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with all the new features and tools, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

List Price = $53.00  | CengageBrain Price = $53.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Terry Rydberg

Terry Rydberg, chapter rep for Adobe's Milwaukee InDesign User Group, is a full-time design instructor at the Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center at Waukesha County Technical College. With more than two decades of experience as a page layout professional and corporate trainer, she has seen the graphics industry evolve from phototypesetting and paste-up to digital production methods. In addition to her activities as a designer and educator, Rydberg is the author of numerous textbooks on page layout and graphic design. Her educational background includes undergraduate degrees in graphic design, printing and publishing, and adult education, as well as a master's degree in education.