In this hands-on, project-oriented class for beginners, you'll learn how to design, create, and publish a wide variety of stunning documents using Microsoft Publisher 2007—one of the most affordable and comprehensive desktop publishing packages available. You'll find out how Publisher's built-in layouts and templates can help you quickly complete virtually any desktop publishing project. Then you'll see the many ways you can modify those templates in order to create impressive and truly original works of your own. You'll gain valuable experience in designing and publishing newsletters, brochures, and Web sites. If you're new to graphic design, you'll receive plenty of expert guidance in selecting and using images, colors, and layouts. Discover how Microsoft Publisher can take you to levels of design expertise you never dreamed possible without any formal graphic design experience or training! Requirements Microsoft Windows Vista or XP, Microsoft Publisher 2007 or Microsoft Office 2007 (Small Business Edition or Professional Edition only. (Please be sure to install this software on your computer before the course begins.) Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader). This course is not suitable for Macintosh users. Artistic ability is not required, just a desire to be creative. Note: Publisher 2003 is not covered in this course; however, because the 2003 version is similar to 2007, experienced users may use the 2003 version, provided they understand that the lessons will not match the version they''re using.