COMM 2303
Audio Production

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information:
    1. Course Description: Practical experience in the operation of audio equipment, including both pre-and post-production needs.
    2. Any required prerequisites: None
  2. Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
    1. Identify audio equipment necessary for content production.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of effective sound editing techniques.
    3. Operate studio equipment to create audio content.
    4. Demonstrate basic announcing skills.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1.  There will be 13 Chapter Quizzes = 130
    2. There will be 8 Production Assignments = 160
    3. The student MUST participate in at least four live broadcasts as assigned. = 100
    4. There are 2 Unit Exams = 100
    5. Comprehensive Exam = 100
    Quizzes = 10 points each. Production Assignments = 20 points each. Live Broadcasts = 25 points each. Unit Exams = 50 points each. Comprehensive Exam = 100 points. Total points = 590
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Required Book: Modern Radio Production Hausman, 9th Ed. ISBN 978-1-111-34439-9
    2. Flash drive with 2GB capacity
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates are available in the WTC Catalog.
    1. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    2. Students with Disabilities
    3. Drop/Withdrawal Information
    4. Final Exam Schedule
    5. Class Attendance
    6. Campus Calendar
  6. Course Schedule: Subject to change

 

Section/Online Work

Ch. 1

Production in Modern Radio

Ch. 3

Playback Devices and Console Sources

Ch. 4

Digital Recording and Recording Devices

Ch. 5

Microphones and Sound

Ch. 6

Electronic Editing

Ch. 7

Recorded Program Production

Ch. 8

Live, On-Air Production

Ch. 9

More about the Computer in Radio Production

Ch. 10

Achieving an Effect

Ch. 11

Drama and Dramatic Elements in Radio Production

Ch. 12

Commercial Production

Ch. 13

News Production

Ch. 14

Remote and Sports Production

*The above schedule is subject to change

 

 

Last Modified: August 16, 2016