Unit Essential Questions

Why is it important to know how to use desktop publishing software?

How will learning presentation software affect your future?

How can MultiMedia basics be used in your everyday life?

How can information technology impact society?

How is desktop publishing essential to the world of advertising and business promotion/success?


Lesson Essential Questions

  • Why are logos so important in the world of advertising?
  • How are logos considered a form of desktop publishing (and graphic design)?
  • Why is your target audience important to think about when creating desktop publishing documents?
  • How can the creation of personal desktop publishing documents help you in your daily life?
  • How can icons be created using Adobe Flash?
  • What are the principles of design that you should keep in mind when creating a logo?
  • How can images be manipulated using Adobe Fireworks?


What is Desktop Publishing - It is the process of using the computer and specific types of software to combine text and graphics to produce documents such as newsletters, brochures, books, etc.

What is Graphic Design - It is the process and art of combining text and graphics and communicating an effective message in the design of logos, graphics, brochures, newsletters, posters, signs, and any other type of visual communication.

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