Bret Harte Course #6680 – CBEDS #5769
Course Handbook Description:
Introduces the student to the equipment, operations, methods and techniques used in professional audio production. Students in audio production will examine the multiple uses of audio technology in various entertainment and industry sectors. They will receive task-oriented training in pre and post production jobs and competencies, current and emerging technologies, and the collaborative nature of the creative process involved in audio production. Students will examine the technological interface of live material, MIDI, pre-recorded material and computer modification involved in audio production.
Engage students in projects that will encourage creativity, require complex problem solving, and ultimately provide training for employment in audio production.
This course will consist of lecture, demonstrations, homework, quizzes, and in-class work. Basic audio production practices and skills will be taught. Students will be required to obtain access to internet for specific projects. Topics include:
- Sound & Digital Audio
- Cables & Connectors
- Audio Input/Output Devices
- The Mixer
- DAW Software
- Critical Listening Skills