DDV401 - Drawing and Design for Visual Merchandising IV

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Last revision date Nov 11, 2019 12:30:01 AM
Last review date Nov 11, 2019 12:30:01 AM

Subject Title
Drawing and Design for Visual Merchandising IV

Subject Description
This subject expands upon the drawing techniques and design skills learned in the previous semesters. Students will develop design concepts, from hand-drawn sketches to detailed drawings and designs, using the advanced features of a variety of computer software tools.  Projects will focus on the development of drawing and design skills for visual presentation, including window display concepts and promotional design.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Utilize drawing as a source of idea development, from conception through design expression;
2. Create drawings and designs using enhanced vector-based computer tools;
3. Apply design principles to create effective promotional material;
4. Present drawings and designs using professional standards;
5. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines;

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.