Concert Tour Desktop Publisher MID-TERM EXAM PROJECT

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A Desktop Publishing Simulation. Learning Objectives. Demonstrate proficiency in using . desktop publishing . software to produce a . variety of . business documents. Combine text, graphics, & a variety . ID: 671366 Download Presentation

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Concert Tour Desktop Publisher MID-TERM EXAM PROJECT

A Desktop Publishing Simulation


Learning Objectives

Demonstrate proficiency in using

desktop publishing

software to produce a

variety of

business documents

Combine text, graphics, & a variety

of design

elements to produce

creative, professional

business-like documents

Interpret & apply desktop

publishing document

design & page

layout instructions



Learning Objectives

Use basic, intermediate, &

advanced features

of desktop publishing software

Demonstrate proficiency in working

with graphic


Demonstrate proficiency in working

with type

including typefaces (fonts),

type styles, & type sizes


Learning Objectives

Organize data & information in a clear

& concise

manner to produce

professional documents

Use & apply design elements and

objects to

enhance the appearance of

business documents

Demonstrate ability to complete a

real world publishing



Learning Objectives

Use technical writing as a tool to

enhance readability

of business documents

Apply advertising & marketing skills

in business

document production

Demonstrate creativity &

critical-thinking skills

to produce attractive,

interesting professional


Demonstrate the abilities of planning

& decision-making

to produce

professional business documents


Elements of a Well-Designed Document*Read page 18*

Document will be…


Pleasing to look at & read



Text and images are carefully linked to

each other

Design & content are appropriate for

the target



Desktop Publishing Tips & Guidelines*Read pages 19-20*

Have a paper plan

Know your audience

Use the right amount of white space

Use minimal typefaces (fonts)

Keep everything in proportion

Use page margins & spacing wisely


Desktop Publishing Tips & Guidelines*Read pages 19-20*

Choose the right graphics

Establish a professional identity

Proofread for…






Simulation Scenario*Read pages 1-24*

Congratulations! You’ve started your

own band


For the last 2 years, you’ve been out

in your

parents’ garage playing, practicing

, &

writing songs.

But no one noticed…

Until now!

It’s time to come “out of the garage”

and into

the public eye.


Simulation Scenario*Read pages 1-24*

To do this, you will give your band

a professional

image to get it noticed.

By using your creativity & desktop

publishing design

skills, you’ll…

Be taking the stage

Performing a free concert to gain publicity

Receiving a recording contract

Taking your act on a national concert tour

Get ready to learn what it’s like to

market and

promote a real product

Your own band!


Meet Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a band created

specifically for

this simulation

You may not copy any of

their documents


They are in the book to serve as

examples only

Do not copy the design nor the content

Read pages 14-16


Discuss Stonehenge*Read pages 14-16*

What do you think of Stonehenge?

How can looking at

Stonehenge’s documents

help you design your own?

Why should you not copy the

sample documents

provided by Stonehenge



Saving Your Work and Submitting

In your student drive, you should

already have

a folder called

Desktop, Multimedia, and Web Technologies OR DMW

Open it

Create a folder called

Concert Tour


Save everything from this simulation in


In addition

, Drop a copy of every completed project into Mrs. Bullock’s Inbox

Be sure to name your projects correctly!


This is Your MID TERM EXAM

Submit all completed work as they are completed!

You will be

presenting your project on

the day of the


Dress appropriate for presentation

Be prepared to show and discuss each of your completed Projects

Be prepared to answer questions regarding your Projects



What is your role in this simulation?

Why will it be important to know

your target


Will be required to write a good description

What types of design elements will

help your

band create a professional image?


Creating the Band on Calendar

Instructions for Projects 1-18

Rubric Table for Grading

Grading Sheet


Any Questions?

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