Introduction | The
Task | Resources | The
Process | Learning Advice |
have finished your first job on the brochure, and the Personnel staff
was impressed, she is not going to release you back into the job
market. Not bad for a youngster!
As impressed as the personnel
officer was here at Gimble and Sons, she says that
have to prove yourself by working for the Public Relations
section for 3 months or so as their desktop publisher.
Your boss, Mr. Matarazzo, a brilliant PR head, and
around good guy, feels you will get a good foundation in the PR
division at Gimble and Sons. As your supervisor he does not
to just throw you
the water or the pressure of the job just yet.
get a feel of your organizational as well as how you follow
directions. You will get a chance to use some of
photographic skills, but just a little.
At Gimble and Sons, many employees use the same files
company so do not be surprised to find formatting or other material in
the file. Since this is the first time Gimble and Sons, have
thought about puting out this type of newsletter, you will be
able to 'lead the way'. You will need to decide on whic format
you will want to use as well as color combination, font size, type as
well as the layout.
For many years Gimble and Sons, have published a different type of monthly Newsletter.
Your boss has decided that this project would be a good one
you to 'cut your teeth' on.
There are five different areas you can use in your newsletter creation,
a Digital Camera
a digital camera checklist
Digital camera features such as
- Advanced settings
- Camera Parts
- Shooting modes
Accessories such as:
- Camera bags
- Lenses and adapters
- Memory cards
If you do not find enough information in one area, then you should draw
upon other areas. Just make sure that you follow 'The Process' below.
You will need to decide which picture you are to find on the
internet and use before the boss will allow you to use the $780.00
camera we have at the company. What
will impress him is how
imagitive you are at finding the pictures that will go along with the
Use the assigned desk and the PC that has been provided for
use. You are not allowed to bring in any applications from
as Gimble and Sons, is concerned about viruses and spyware.
understand the competitive nature of this business. The
resources are available to you:
1ea PC computer w/ word processing application
& Microsoft Publisher
Time allicated by evaluator during the day. No
overtime is expected or demanded
- Pages: 4 min.
You will need to:
- Come up with a Newsletter title based on the material at
- Put the articles in priority that YOU think is
Be prepared to justify your actions.
- Find appropriate pictures from the Internet to go along
with the newsletter. At Ace we normally use 1or 2 picts per
however because your pictures are very important, you may use as many
as you see fit that go along with the story.
- Minimum of 4 pages for this project, however, if you need
more than you are encouraged to use them
- You will need to determine the formatting.
- Use Microsoft Publisher as your application
- Must be completed by: See Quia webpage as
The boss will base his
No errors, and submitted on time.
Submitted on time. No more than 3 spelling or
grammer mistakes for the entire newsletter.
||Newsletter Completed. Submitted on time.No more than 5
spelling or grammer mistakes for the entire newsletter.
||Newsletter not completed on time. More than 6
spelling or grammer mistakes.
Remember, you have several other
people in the
office. Some are as new as you, some old hands. Use
skills and have them check your work. Two eyes are better
one for spotting mistakes. Questions??? Ask the boss!
Once you have completed your newsletter, I want you to reflect on this
project. In your journal, discribe, in detail, the steps you
took to create your newsletter. I expect you to take your
time and really tell me what you did and why. Yes, this will
be looked at and you will be given a grade.
By: David C. Matarazzo
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