Intro to InDesign

If you've never seen Adobe InDesign and want to get more familiar with the tools before taking another Roots workshop about creating with InDesign, this is the course for you! We will go over the purpose of InDesign and the tools most often used.

This is an introductory class and is aimed at students who do not know InDesign at all or haven't opened the program in a long time.

Elizabeth Villalta | Co-Lab Technology Education Coordinator
Before joining the Co-Lab, Elizabeth Villalta was an elementary school teacher and instructional coach for 7 years in North Texas. She developed a love of technology while pursuing her master's degree at Southern Methodist University.

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About Course


  • What is InDesign?
  • What is InDesign used for?
  • What are the tools in InDesign?
  • How can I use the tools in InDesign?


  • Explain what InDesign is and what is is used for.
  • Explain the tools in InDesign and have a basic understanding of what they are used for.


Adobe InDesign (please install before the class)

Additional Resources:
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
Graphic Design: The New Basics Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips


Interested in taking this class? Enroll in one of the sessions below!


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Online

18 seats left!


This class is part of our Adobe Suite & Arts Track

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