Page Design and Layout Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Explore a workflow that will help you get started with the design process
  • Gain a basic understanding of publishing terminology
  • Explore page layout principles that will help you design an effective publication
  • Learn best practices of working with color, images and typography in a publication

Prerequisite Skills

  • Basic computing skills, such as using a mouse and a keyboard
  • Basic file management and organization skills

For a more in-depth look at the content of Page Design and Layout Basics, view the title contents below.

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This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Media Design Certificate Series.