Lighting Software

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 2200
Credits
1.00
Semester Length
4 weeks
Max Class Size
25
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course builds on the skills acquired in STGE 1260: Introduction to CAD. It is a practical guide to creating lighting plots and associated paperwork on industry-standard software. Students will be introduced to two dimensional techniques, plot organization, and interactive paperwork. This course is appropriate for professional upgrading.
Course Content
  1. Setting up a drawing: importing, building classes and layers, organization through Saved Views, Sheet Layers and Design Layers
  2. Creating lighting positions and lighting devices
  3. Using libraries and plug-in objects
  4. Creating databases and other related paperwork
  5. Combining all techniques in a finished lighting plot
  6. Creating a template that the students may use on other productions
Methods Of Instruction

Students will receive five hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes lecture, independent work and one-on-one instruction. This course will take place in a Douglas College computer lab. Some open lab time is available.

Means of Assessment

Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, and the ability to meet deadlines.

Professionalism: 5 indicators X 10% 50%
Weekly exercises  X 3  50%
Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. structure layers, classes and other organizational elements of the drawing
  2. use  libraries and plug-in objects and create custom components
  3. transfer data between plots, spreadsheets, schedules and other paperwork
  4. have an awareness of the possibilities of the 3D aspects of the software and skills to explore this area further
Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester. Some hand-outs will be provided. Students need not own a copy of the software to be successful in this course.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 2nd (1) 2009/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) No credit 2009/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
33794
Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 10-Oct-2021
07-Sep-2021
10-Oct-2021
Alfredson
Craig
Open
STGE 2200 001 - This section is offered in the first 5 weeks only.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
25
13
12
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
Online
9:30 - 12:20