DSP131 - Display Techniques I

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Subject Title
Display Techniques I

Subject Description
This is a "hands on" subject in which basic display tools are demonstrated and used in practice. Students explore display techniques such as covering, stapling, and mounting. These technical skills are then used in various professional applications.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Describe and use the display tools efficiently i.e. staple gun, knife, hammer, screw driver;
  2. Calculate, measure and cut foamcore and bristol board with clean sharp edges;
  3. Measure and mount posters on foamcore in various sizes with double sided tape;
  4. Practice and cut shapes of foamcore and cover shapes of Homasote board in assorted fabric i.e. felt, cotton burlap, gingham, vinyl, also lining up the grain and creating textures;
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in the skill of pinning merchandise on a bust form, male or female, on the Rho system, for in-store presentation;
  6. Design, display and present merchandise groupings in a show case with correct balance, proportion and dimension; using design elements from Design Fundamentals.

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.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

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.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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