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In Design and Print Culture in Portland
Faculty members: Windy-Ayers Wray & Dr. Pam Plimpton
Fall—EN 101-LC7, College Composition
Spring—EN 200-LC7, Advanced Composition
How can you fit into the world of “print culture” — magazines, blogs, graphic novels, and cartoons– in Portland?
In this First-Year Learning Community, students will…
- Explore how images and words play out in Portland’s media culture by actively engaging in service opportunities
- Get training in Adobe Creative Suite InDesign program and design your own image and word pieces to promote a project you are involved in
- Make contact with Portland professionals working in marketing, promotions, editing, writing, and publishing
- Apply the principles of good design, well-edited writing, and well-considered images to the ideas you put forth in the texts you
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