Oct 22, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GA 241 - Digital Imposition & Workflow

Credit Hours: 2.0

A more advanced course in pre-press activities that reflects changes in the printing industry with hands-on laboratory projects that include digital image capture and the use of an imposition application to create signatures in a variety of styles. Students will learn to imposition print jobs with multiple images like post cards, menus and multiple page signatures.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • recognize and construct standard Graphic Documents in properly formatted Color Spaces;
  • produce, modify and convert basic graphic documents into a PDF workflow;
  • solve Imposition calculations for Page Creep, Ganging and Step and Repeat;
  • modify and Construct Quality control devices and Marks relevant to specific outputs;
  • classify Imposition Layouts for Books and Flat Sheet Layouts;
  • prepare proper formatted imposition templates in page layout and imposition program;
  • construct organized file tree maintaining links and the correct file version for output;
  • modify Output Device dependent PDF settings to achieve predictable results; and
  • demonstrate the ability to digitally capture scanned images properly sized and formatted for placement in a page layout document.

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