COURSE OVERVIEW

COURSE DATES: The 12 week course begins the first week of September and goes until the last week in November before Thanksgiving.  An optional week-long Video Dubbing course is offered either before or after the regular 12 week course.

Course Prerequisites:  ICC, VM101 (Introductory online course taken by registrants prior to main course)

Unit 1: Communications

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Cultural factors
  • Orality
  • IMS Philosophy

Unit 2: Selecting Appropriate Media

  • Evaluating Media
  • EthnoArts
  • Visuals, Resources, Storying

Unit 3: Designing Programs

  • Creating
  • Distribution of finished project
  • Gathering feedback
  • Scripting

Unit 4: Distribution

  • Distribution pathways
  • Publication methods
  • Feedback and evaluation

Unit 5: Technical Fundamentals

  • Sound, power, analog/digital
  • Microphones, Speakers, Headsets
  • Cables, Mixers
  • Maintenance

Unit 6: Recording Basics

  • Procedures, Best Practices, Copyright issues
  • Audio Recoring devices
  • Music and Sound Effects
  • Audio editing, mastering, quality control
  • Duplication

Unit 7: Training

  • Training others

Hands-on Projects

  • Case Studies
  • Planning for Media
  • Basic Script Writing
  • Audio Project
  • Recording in a Remote Location

COURSE SCHEDULE AND SYLLABUS

Download our a sample of our course schedule from 2016-17.

Download our detailed SYLLABUS

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