• Audio & Video Technology & Film I

     

     COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    This course will serve as the foundational course in the Audio & Video Technology & Film pathway. The course prepares students for employment or entry into a postsecondary education program in the audio and video technology career field. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to: terminology, safety, basic equipment, script writing, production teams, production and programming, lighting, recording and editing, studio production, and professional ethics. All material covered in Audio & Video Technology & Film I will be utilized in subsequent courses.

     

     COURSE OBJECTIVES:

     Students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.
    • Understand and follow safety procedures when working with TV equipment.
    • Understand and utilize trade terminology in an appropriate manner.
    • Demonstrate proper set-up and use of basic production equipment.
    • Identify and create various types of scripts.
    • Demonstrate proper use and operation of studio equipment and production techniques while working as part of a production team during a studio broadcast.
    • Demonstrate teamwork and proper use of equipment while participating in a live field production which may include electronic news gathering, film work or streaming live events.
    • Demonstrate the use of technology in recording and post-production applications.
    • Develop an understanding of audio video and film careers, describe the principal fields of specializations and identify associated career opportunities.
  • GRADING POLICY (19-20):

    The final grade for each student will be 80% from semester work and 20% from the final exam. The semester work grade will be determined by the following percentages:

    10% Tests

    10% Homework & Quizzes

    25% Projects

    25% Work Ethics & Employability

    30% Classwork