SRJC Course Outlines

8/11/2022 1:28:54 PMMEDIA 79A Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MEDIA 79ATitle:  TV PRODUCTION WKSHP  
Full Title:  Television Production Workshop
Last Reviewed:1/27/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Basic television production techniques with practice in the use of cameras, recording devices, lighting instruments, audio gathering/mixing tools, editing equipment and preproduction practices for both multiple camera studio and single camera field production.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic television production techniques with practice in the use of cameras, recording devices, lighting instruments, audio gathering/mixing tools, editing equipment and preproduction practices for both multiple camera studio and single camera field production.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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By the end of the semester, students will have rudimentary skills
in the operation of the following equipment:
1.  Studio cameras.
2.  Field cameras/camcorders.
3.  Production switcher.
4.  Portable VCR (Camcorder).
5.  Industrial format Hi-8 and U-Matic editing decks and controllers.
6.  4-6 input audio mixer.
7.  Audio cart deck.
8.  Various character generation hardware/software.
Students will perform the following duties for at least three studio
projects:
1.  Direct a :30-2:00 minute dramatic or informative production.
2.  Perform duties of a technical director.
3.  Perform entry and operation duties of a character generator
   operator.
4.  Set-up and control microphone and audio operations. (audio operator)
5.  Provide studio floor supervision and communication as floor
   manager.
6.  Operate studio cameras.
7.  Perform in front of cameras with provided scripts.
8.  Prepare storyboards and shot lists.
Students will also be required to do the following in conjunction with
field projects:
1.  Direct one field project.
2.  Set-up and operate field camera.
3.  Set-up and operate field VCR/Camcorder for audio and video.
4.  Perform duties as microphone boom operator.
5.  Perform production assistant duties.
6.  Review, log and edit one short field piece.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to television production.
     A. Discipline and technique differentiation.
     B. Cooperative nature of production.
     C. Styles of production.
2.  Technical Background.
     A. Audio systems.
     B. Video systems.
     C. Camera and lenses.
     D. Video recorders.
     E. Lighting.
3.  Equipment Operation.
     A. Production switchers and ancilliary equipment.
     B. Cameras, controls and mounts.
     C. Audio consoles and related playback devices.
     D. Specialized video equipment (character generators, waveform
        and vectorscopes, monitors, camera control units, etc.)
4.  Aesthetics of production.
     A. Pictorial considerations.
     B. Continuity.
     C. Graphics.
5.  Application of theory.
     A. Directing a studio/field project.
          1. previsualization (storyboarding)
          2. practicum
     B. Operation of equipment for production.
     C. Communication/work flow of production process.
          1. floor manager
          2. director's instructions
6.  Editing.
     A. Process theory.
     B. Equipment operation.
     C. Practicum.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading from textbook and handbook.
2.  Preparation of storyboards.
3.  Directorial projects.
4.  Editing projects.
5.  Final group project.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Field work, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
ATTENDANCE, CLASS PARTICIPATION, TEACHER OBSERVATION


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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TELEVISION PRODUCTION by Burrows, Wood, and Gross, 6th ed., Brown &
 Benchmark, 1995
VIDEO BASICS by Zettl; Internat'l Thomson, 1995
Media 79A Handbook by Helmer

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