Dec 01, 2022
JOU 130 - Intro to Audio Production Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
Students will learn about audio production from a journalistic perspective. Students will create short features, podcasts, audio postcards, public service announcements, and news reports.
- Create an interview podcast.
- Describe the basic elements of a podcast.
- Write interview questions.
- Demonstrate how to edit and publish a podcast.
- Compose an audio feature story.
- Demonstrate how to record an interview for a feature using portable equipment.
- Characterize audio quality.
- Explain actualities, wild sound, and narration.
- Demonstrate how to write an audio script.
- Identify ways of mixing audio.
- Design a public service announcement (PSA).
- Write a PSA script.
- Describe the difference between a PSA and news story.
- Demonstrate methods of recording a PSA.
- Demonstrate methods of editing a PSA.
- Create a news report.
- Identify the parts of a news report.
- Write a news report script.
- Demonstrate how to record a news report.
- Generate an audio postcard.
- Write and record descriptive narration.
- Identify the best way to record ambient sound on location.
- Demonstrate how to edit narration and sound together.
- Examine equipment and software used in audio production.
- Describe different types of microphones.
- Identify different sound recording devices.
- Summarize different software options for editing audio.
- Break down ethical and legal issues relating to broadcast and podcasting.
- Explain ethical guidelines for journalists.
- Identify the most common legal issues for journalists.
- Describe FCC broadcast regulations in the U.S.
- Explain consequences for unethical or illegal actions.
Competencies Revised Date: 09/10/2019
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