Training in computer assisted publication

lfial9012  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Training in computer assisted publication
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
Comanne Olivier (coordinator);
Main themes
In this training course the student confronts the concrete realities of the editing trade. It is the logical prolongation of course LCLIB 2001 for students following the Professional Focus in Library studies. It allows the student to acquire mastery of professional page setting programmes and apply certain concepts studied in the context of theoretical courses.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 This training course develops the student's familiarity with the publishing trade via mastery of page setting and editing. At the end of the training course, the student should be able to use a computer assisted publication instrument (CA) and be able to publish an original document (reflection on the guidelines, conceiving the model, acquisition of texts and images, page setting, production of PDF, etc.).

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
4 lessons (of 2 hours) on InDesign software given between November and December. Then two individual meetings to discuss the project: one in February, the other in April.
Teaching methods
Computer room sessions (4x 2 hours)
Evaluation methods
Carrying out of a own layout work (a book, a magazine, ...) about twenty pages minimum, from the design to the printing and binding, + a report of 2-3 pages on the editorial, graphic and copyright management choices. This work is due in May / August
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures