DSP232 - Display Techniques II

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Subject Title
Display Techniques II

Subject Description
Once a foundation has been laid with Display Techniques I, students are now able to team up actual situations with their creative problem solving abilities. They are encouraged to experiment and grow through a series of given problems, and be challenged with a broad range of materials, props and design concepts. Students will develop a sense of order for planning the efficient use of time which is essential in the visual merchandising field.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

1. Balance space and proportion in relation to visual display;
2. Design, implement, analyze and critique dimensional displays;
3. Use backdrops and props to dramatize a display background;
4. Coordinate merchandise and props to create different themes;
5. Highlight and design merchandise and props within a glass showcase;
6. Create a specialized shoe display with accessories and props;
7. Design and install one silver show case.

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.

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

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

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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