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Producing Engaging Documents

Learn to combine text and graphics into a coherent document. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify all the elements of a document, understand their purpose, and use them effectively.

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Course Info

  • Duration 10 video lessons (76 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2015
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. The Message You're Sending (8 mins)
  • 3. Formatting a Small Document (9 mins)
  • 4. Layout, Trim Size, and Cover (8 mins)
  • 5. Logos, Title, and Table of Contents (5 mins)
  • 6. Pages, Headings, and Pull Quotes (6 mins)
  • 7. Charts, Tables, and Sidebars (5 mins)
  • 8. Photos and Illustrations (13 mins)
  • 9. Putting It All Together (9 mins)
  • 10. Conclusion (7 mins)

Course Description

In the third course of the "Writing for Planners" track we will learn ways to combine text and graphics into a coherent document that communicates from the cover through the last page. We'll cover memos as well as large documents like master plans and reports.

At the end of this course, you will be able to identify all the elements of a document, understand their purpose, and use them effectively.

Learn these skills

  • Communications & Media
  • Writing

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits. 

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Claudia Kousoulas

Claudia Kousoulas

Claudia has more than 25 years of experience as an urban planner with work ranging from staff reports, large-scale master plans, promotional pieces, and special topic technical reports.

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