VML131 - Lighting and Styling

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Subject Title
Lighting and Styling

Subject Description
This is a hands-on course that explores the application of window and in-store display lighting. Students will set up their own displays and experiment with lighting techniques to achieve desired lighting effects. These projects will also allow the exploration of the psychology of display presentation. Lighting will then be applied as a design tool with emphasis on the interaction with the merchandise layout and scale of the display.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Apply display lighting techniques to showcase and window displays;
  2. Install lighting using standard techniques and industry standards;
  3. Differentiate between light fixtures and bulbs based on their function and usage in lighting displays;
  4. Design with light using colour gels/lens to create different moods and atmospheres;
  5. Utilize industry terminology to communicate lighting requirements and designs;
  6. Apply safety standards and practices for ladder safety and light fixture installation;
  7. Analyze lighting displays to determine best practices;
  8. Incorporate design principles and elements into lighting display assignments.

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.

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.

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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.