Digital publishing and production is an ever-changing and integral area of the publishing industry. This course addresses the relevant technologies, workflows, and formats encompassing digital publishing. Topics include ebook formats, digital workflow, markup languages and associated technologies, digital publishing tools and processes, digital asset management, specifications, and metadata.
To succeed in this course, you must know the fundamentals of computer use in either the Mac or Windows environment: creation and use of file folders; copying and deleting files; cutting and pasting; downloading files from D2L Brightspace, email, or a website; and browser use. If you do not have these computer skills, it is strongly recommended that you take Production for Books, Journals, and Reports (CDPB 103)
and/or Visual Skills for Publishing (CDPB 212)
before tackling this course.
Electives: 39-Hour Courses (select 6)