Module title: Creative Lighting for People and Places

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES11138
Module leader: Sharon Nairn
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Design Photography and Advertising
Prerequisites

N/A

2019/0, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Malcolm Innes
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
A programme focussed approach is taken to learning, teaching and assessment. This means that common methodologies are used across the modules that make up your programme. This will help you to master a range of self reflection and presentation skills that will be essential for future employment in design professions.

This module adopts a student-centred approach and will be delivered in a creative studio environment. A variety of audio visual resources, group discussion and self directed methods (including independent learning and study) will be used. You will undertake analysis of existing lighting schemes in interior spaces (LO1) and use these skills to conceptualise design outcomes (LO1, 2). Having critically assessed the appropriateness of your proposals (LO3), you will develop and visualise lighting proposals using a variety of media including hand drawings, 3D modelling software and physical mock-ups (LO4, 5). You will apply principles of lighting design to spatial and architectural schemes to create a full presentation of a lighting proposal that has been developed to an advanced level of detail and specification (LO3, 4, 5, 6).

Formative Assessment:
Formative feedback will be provided verbally throughout the module in a series of tutorials, debates and seminars. Feedback will be provided by teaching staff and peers. This feedback will form an important part of your attempts to direct your learning prior to submission of work for assessment.
As an independent learner, you will be responsible for recording, reflecting on and integrating this feedback into your practice (LO6).


Summative Assessment:
Completed projects will be submitted and assessed at the end of the module (week 14). Submissions will consist of two components from the main project brief: an oral / visual presentation and a technical documentation submission. This will be followed by a short reflective report in week 15.
Your oral and visual presentation (LO4) will include evidence of a substantial and significant body of work (LO2), evidence of your critical knowledge of the subject (LO1) and a critique of your original and creative responses to the brief (LO3). With the inclusion of critical understanding of the role of lighting design (LO1,5, 6), the assessment of this presentation will cover all learning outcomes for this module. This presentation and associated project documentation will represent 100% of the marks available for this module.
Verbal feedback will be provided immediately after your presentation. This should be considered as both summative feedback on your presented work and as formative feedback for any future work. As an independent learner, you will be responsible for recording, reflecting on and responding to this feedback (LO5). Therefore, following the final presentation, you will complete a short reflective report (to be submitted in week 15) that will provide a critical reflection on your own work (including a review of the feedback received) and its relevance within the wider design context (LO1,5).

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 16
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Face To Face Demonstration 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 85 1,2,3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 0.20
Technical Drawing 10 4,5 14/15
Reflective Log 05 1,5 14/15 , WORDS= 800
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Malcolm Innes
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
A programme focussed approach is taken to learning, teaching and assessment. This means that common methodologies are used across the modules that make up your programme. This will help you to master a range of self reflection and presentation skills that will be essential for future employment in design professions.

This module adopts a student-centred approach and will be delivered in a creative studio environment. A variety of audio visual resources, group discussion and self directed methods (including independent learning and study) will be used. You will undertake analysis of existing lighting schemes in interior spaces (LO1) and use these skills to conceptualise design outcomes (LO1, 2). Having critically assessed the appropriateness of your proposals (LO3), you will develop and visualise lighting proposals using a variety of media including hand drawings, 3D modelling software and physical mock-ups (LO4, 5). You will apply principles of lighting design to spatial and architectural schemes to create a full presentation of a lighting proposal that has been developed to an advanced level of detail and specification (LO3, 4, 5, 6).

Formative Assessment:
Formative feedback will be provided verbally throughout the module in a series of tutorials, debates and seminars. Feedback will be provided by teaching staff and peers. This feedback will form an important part of your attempts to direct your learning prior to submission of work for assessment.
As an independent learner, you will be responsible for recording, reflecting on and integrating this feedback into your practice (LO6).


Summative Assessment:
Completed projects will be submitted and assessed at the end of the module (week 14). Submissions will consist of two components from the main project brief: an oral / visual presentation and a technical documentation submission. This will be followed by a short reflective report in week 15.
Your oral and visual presentation (LO4) will include evidence of a substantial and significant body of work (LO2), evidence of your critical knowledge of the subject (LO1) and a critique of your original and creative responses to the brief (LO3). With the inclusion of critical understanding of the role of lighting design (LO1,5, 6), the assessment of this presentation will cover all learning outcomes for this module. This presentation and associated project documentation will represent 100% of the marks available for this module.
Verbal feedback will be provided immediately after your presentation. This should be considered as both summative feedback on your presented work and as formative feedback for any future work. As an independent learner, you will be responsible for recording, reflecting on and responding to this feedback (LO5). Therefore, following the final presentation, you will complete a short reflective report (to be submitted in week 15) that will provide a critical reflection on your own work (including a review of the feedback received) and its relevance within the wider design context (LO1,5).

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 16
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Face To Face Demonstration 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 85 1,2,3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 0.20
Technical Drawing 10 4,5 14/15
Reflective Log 05 1,5 14/15 , WORDS= 800
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Lighting plays an integral role in creating successful interior and exterior environments: good lighting is capable of separating areas, suggesting circulation, manipulating mood and creating atmosphere within a space. The correct use of light is a complex process not only in managing the desired effect but also the detailing issues regarding location, fixings and the management of power and control.
You will develop a critical understanding of the design of spaces incorporating lighting design and develop knowledge of how to develop and specify lighting within a built environment.

You will apply principles of lighting design that satisfies basic human requirements to create architectural and spatial design schemes. This will include the identification of light sources (both natural and artificial) and specification of lighting equipment. You will consider human factors along with issues relating to installation and power supply, including control schedules.

Hand drawing and CAD modelling will be used alongside physical modelling to prototype and communicate concepts, locations, layout, and details for installation. Costing and budget constraints will also be considered.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1: Critically evaluate a creative research process to inform and generate ideas
LO 2: Produce and visualise a number of feasible conceptual solutions or responses from an identified and rigorously researched area of investigation.
LO 3: Critically appraise and select a proposal for further creative development.
LO 4: Present a resolved creative outcome(s) based on a critically informed creative process.
LO 5: Detail, specify and produce a creative outcome to appropriate industry standards.
LO 6: Critically reflect on the processes and social, cultural and economic context involved in the major project creative outcome.

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