Creating with light: Interactive Lighting

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

See Curriculum for Master of Sience in Lighting Design 2014, 1 semester or similar

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Develop an understanding of creating with light with a focus on an interactive lighting design through media technology and human/conceptual interaction. The students must find a specific context, function and theme where it is possible to define a lighting design project that must show solutions on several levels such as functional, technical, aesthetic, etc.

 

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Understanding of the core elements of lighting in regards to the interactive interplay between human, context, function and light
  • Ability to describe the lighting fundamentals and the relationship between simulations/renderings of light as design elements
  • Understanding how light can be used as an interactive design element
  • Knowledge of creating a project – from concept sketches, programming, mock-ups, tests, technical drawings and realisation
  • Must be able to see, appreciate and analyse lighting design projects, theories, principles and methods

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Ability to apply light and use technology to create intelligent and/or interactive effects in a virtual or real space
  • Ability to analyse lighting designs according to scientific lighting theories
  • Ability to apply light design theories, principles and methods to the process of creating lighting design
  • Ability to identify problems and programmes where lighting design creates holistic solutions

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Ability to create and present holistic lighting design projects by applying the right knowledge about light design, tools and scientific methods into the design process
  • Ability to analyse, communicate and discuss research-based knowledge in the area of lighting design

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work

Exam

Exams

Name of examCreating with Light: Interactive Lighting
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Individual oral exam with an external censor based on a scientific paper written in English and a product, illustrating and summarizing the project, a poster in English, and edited worksheets/portfolio documenting project details.
The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.

Facts about the module

Danish titleAt skabe med lys: Interaktivt lysdesign
Module codeMSNLIDM2141
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design