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In this introductory sound course students explore the fundamentals of sound theory, equipment and building story ideas to produce a quality audio product primarily for the Web. Students will examine the basics of acoustics and environment, audio equipment and their effective use and best practices. Students will discover why technical choices justly influence great storytelling to realize a quality recording. The goals of the course are the discovery of a new hobby or business, an added skill for a web entrepreneur or an introduction to a career in the industry.
* Your own desktop or laptop computer is required to participate in this course. This course can be completed completely online. On-campus computers are not available to students unless access is granted by the instructor. * A subscription to Adobe Audition CC will be required. You can check the Adobe website for current student subscription rates, but unless you are already subscribed to Adobe CC, DO NOT purchase the software until after tthe instructor explains what is needed. * Students are required to sign into the course via Learning Hub within the first week and be active throughout the course. Please refer to the course outline for a detailed schedule. * PLEASE NOTE: THE BROADCAST CENTRE FACILITIES WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IF AND WHEN THE INSTRUCTOR INFORMS STUDENTS IT IS PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE CAMPUS. * If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe how the environment affects sound waves and analyze the effects.
Explain how a microphone and mixer functions and demonstrate techniques.
Compare various sound processing equipment and evaluate functionality.
Discuss theoretical examples of simple post production and define techniques.
Explain how digital sound is recorded and use of digital editing software.
Determine television and location sound show requirements.
Analyze effective storytelling skills through technical competence.
Write and produce a Podcast production for the web.
Effective as of Fall 2016
BCST 1256 is offered as a part of the following programs: