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Course Description

Instructor: Zenaida Vergara, Adjunct Member of the Faculty and Media Technician for Electronic Media 867-5277

Description: This is the third of a three-quarter sequence in which students are introduced to the subject of audio production and its relation to modern media. Students will continue to work with analog and digital recording while expanding on their production techniques. Additional topics will include interviews and stories for radio, live sound, video synchronization, surround sound mixing, Foley techniques, and sound design for film. Class time will be spent on lectures, listening to podcasts, presentations, and recording exercises. There will be weekly lab assignments outside of class. Students will complete a 5th week interview project and a 10th sync sound design for film project.
Credit: Recommended books: The Foley Grail, The Sound Effects Bible
Hours: The Audio Recording course represents 4 hours of in class instruction per week. Students should plan on 6 – 8 hours outside class for reading, lab, exercises and completing audio related projects. Class will be held in Lib 1540 followed by instruction in the MML, 5.1 Mix, and Sound Effects Studio.

Supplies: DVD-R’s CD-R’s, 16 GB thumb drives, portable hard drives.