Course Title: Television Studio Production

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Television Studio Production

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2520

City Campus

Undergraduate

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Andrew Harrison

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4350

Course Coordinator Email: andrew.harrison@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 94.02.34

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment by email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will experience television studio production including technical operations, production roles and the production processes required to work in a multi-camera studio environment. You will learn about television as a broadcast medium, explore different television program formats and their requirements and have the opportunity to work as part of a crew in a variety of roles to produce a series of television studio productions.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Course Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • discuss historical and cultural practices in television including their impact on current practice
  • identify the key roles and explain the responsibilities and technical requirements in a television studio production environment
  • describe a range of television formats and analyse their production requirements
  • apply different television-based production techniques to a diverse range of work
  • work effectively as a team to produce television segments in a multi-camera environment and identify ways to improve the quality of work.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, individual and group activities.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Media and Communication students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/media-and-communication.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment will include a range of activities and assignments directly linked to group projects in a television studio space.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment