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Creating a newsletter

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Suhaila Mohamed 10N (Mr Authur Tuesday 4th lesson) Short Course I.C.T. Coursework Part 1: Identify Statement of the problem I have chosen to interview Alan Ford, who is the Manager of Acorn Youth Club. My task was to create a newsletter on what has been a great week at the Acorn Youth Club, with many events and competitions taking place. I was asked to make sure that the newsletter was aimed especially at the teenage and young adult audience, with lots of information which highlights Acorn Youth Club from other youth clubs. The information would also have to advertise more youngsters to join ACY (Acorn Youth Club). The above stated are the main purposes of writing this newsletter, which will be displayed in local libraries and schools. Importantly, I had to make sure that it could be used as template, for future newsletters, with ease. Consideration of alternative solutions There are several ways to producing and presenting this newsletter, but each way has its pros and cons. ...read more.

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Also a variety of borders, colours, backgrounds, word art, images and text boxes can all be used at once, easily; where as in Word it's harder to use a wide variety all at once and also get the desired look. Moreover, in Publisher images can be imported and edited using a wider a range of options, which aren't all readily available in Word. So therefore when using publisher to create the newsletter, I can use its many features. I can use a readily available newsletter template. If I'm not satisfied with that particular template then I can edit its, colours, patterns etc. A useful feature will be the text boxes, which I need, to add in the necessary text. I can take illustrations or images from a scanner, digital camera, clip art or internet and import, resize or crop them to fill the available space. I can then make text flow or wrap itself around the text, when writing articles in the newsletter. ...read more.

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* The document can also be published on the internet easily. * Very professional-looking newsletters can be produced. * When doing the next issue, text and images can be deleted easily and replaced with the desired text and images. User Requirements My user has requested me to make sure that my newsletter should have these objectives: * It must be aimed at teenagers and the young adult audience. * It must be a template, so that it can be reused in future newsletters. * It must be eye-catching and have a variety if images, fonts and formats. * It must be liable for copying many times, in colour. * It must identify the organisation, its address and logo. * It must contain relevant images and information. * It must not have any grammatical or spelling errors. * It must contain enough information and identity to persuade youngsters to join our youth club. * It needs to be printed on one side of an A4 sheet of paper. * It must be complete, accurate and look professional. By Suhaila Mohamed 10N ...read more.

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