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Lighting Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of architectural lighting. This online course can be started at any time and completed on your own schedule. The class consists of six recorded 90-minute Web seminars and weekly lessons and assignments. After you view the recordings, you can ask questions via online forums and chat rooms, making for a truly interactive learning experience. Participants will finish the course with a clear understanding of the basics of lighting and lighting vocabulary and a better understanding of lamps and luminaires, color characteristics, lighting design criteria, and other lighting topics.  Instructor Craig A. Bernecker, Ph.D., FIESNA, LC, founder of The Lighting Education Institute, directed the lighting education program within the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State University from 1981 through 1999.  Cost: $575, including all web seminars, access to the dedicated website and course materials.