Master Course Outline THEA 236 Stage Lighting

Master Course Outline
THEA 236
Stage Lighting
Course Description: Principles of stage lighting including color and light, distribution intensity,
light plotting and electricity. 4 lecture hours. Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ENGL 95 or placement in ENGL& 101
Learning Outcomes
Understanding and developing strategies for solving problems/making decisions
including using prior knowledge, considering alternative courses of action, assessing
potential consequences, developing criteria for evaluating outcomes, refining strategies,
and evaluating results.
Accurately observing details and drawing inferences and conclusions based on
Paraphrasing others’ ideas and checking for understanding.
Working cooperatively by conversing and encouraging communication.
Using technology and other resources to obtain information.
Using a variety of media to communicate messages in presentations creatively and
Using oral English language effectively to engage the audience and adapt to the topic
and audience.
Establishing criteria for effective and high quality presentations and using them to evaluate
own and others' presentations; using feedback to revise own work.
Developing ideas into written drafts.
Revising writing for ideas, language, audience, and conventions.
Editing own writing for word choice, conventions, and sentence structure.
Using writing conventions (grammar, punctuation, and capitalization) effectively.
Using reading strategies to build understanding.
Using reading skills to develop vocabulary.
Textbook: Scene Design and Stage Lighting, W. Oren Parker & R. Craig Wolf
Academic Integrity: All forms of cheating, falsification, and plagiarism are against the rules of
this course and of Grays Harbor College. Students who are unsure what constitutes academic
dishonesty are responsible for asking the instructor for clari fication. Instances of intentional
academic dishonesty will be dealt with severely.
Disabilities: Students who have documented disabilities that require accommodations in
compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Disability Support
Services coordinator as well as the instructor of the course in order to ensure that togethe r we
create an optimal environment for educational achievement.
W Day: W Day, the final day to officially withdraw from a course, is the Thursday of the seventh
week (Thursday of the fourth week for summer quarter). Students who do not withdraw by that
date will receive the grades they have earned, regardless of whether they are attending the
course or completing the work. Students who are considering withdrawal are strongly advised
to consult with the instructor, advisor and financial aid prior to withdrawing. The only
withdrawals allowed after W Day are complete withdrawals from all courses.