Course Title: Mix recorded music
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2013
Course Code: VART6075C
Course Title: Mix recorded music
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4276 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teachers: Tim Johnston, Anthony Norris, Michael Pollard, Paul Thomas, Simon Moro
Phone: (03) 9925 4815
Nominal Hours: 50
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This course is delivered in conjunction with VART 6073C Record Sound.
This unit will focus on supervised recording studio use and tuition, completing the final mix of material recorded in the “Record Sound” unit. Students will cover the practice of final sound mixdown in a professional studio environment.
Please note: this course guide is relevant only to Sound Group 1E
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUSSOU405A Mix recorded music
Element 1 Prepare for music mix
1.1 In consultation with relevant personnel , clarify mixing requirements with reference to documentation from recording sessions
Element 2 Mix music elements
2.1 Ensure that headphones and studio monitors are set at appropriate levels
Element 3 Finalise mixing operations
3.1 Deliver final mix in the required format for mastering
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to complete a multi channel music mixdown, utilising large format consoles, hardware & software processors through a variety of monitors.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities will include participation in a series of recording studio sessions which combine practical application and supervision and tuition.
Extra editing time will be available using an audio edit suite.
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.
|1||Mixdown in recording studio||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1|
|2||Mixdown in recording studio||2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6|
|3||Mixdown in recording studio||2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6|
|4||Mixdown in recording studio||2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
|5||Mixdown in recording studio||2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information
It is recommended that you bring materials for note taking (paper, pen, laptop) and you will require and external drive to save and back-up all work.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment tasks in the course include, class participation, group and individual edit projects
Assessment tasks in this unit are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial summative assessment tasks.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.
Complete major recording project with work group.
Assessment is holistically integrated with Record Sound VART6073C.
For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
Grades used in this unit are as follows:
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CP Competent with Pass
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program Administration
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.
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All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
Student Progress Committee
This committee promotes the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University. Student Progress Committee (SPC)
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees
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