Quark has a new school volume licensing program that lets K-12 schools pay as little as $5 for QuarkXPress 8. Under the program, K-12 schools can purchase 250 seats of QuarkXPress 8 for less than $1,500 or 500 seats of QuarkXPress 8 for less than $2,500.
To learn more about the K-12 volume licensing program visit: www.quark.com/education/k-12_program.html.
In addition, Quark offers The Teacher Resource Guide, a guide for instructors that includes a sample syllabus, 14 training modules, and an outline for deploying the modules in a classroom environment. The syllabus includes a capstone project for students to develop as part of the course, with class-time suggestions, and a sample grading scale. The guide is applicable for students learning the software for the first time as well as experienced QuarkXPress users. It is available for both Mac and Windows users at no charge in a single, downloadable file found here: www.quark.com/education/teacher_resource_guide
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.