Course Title: Implement sound designs
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2011
Course Code: VART6067C
Course Title: Implement sound designs
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6104 - Advanced Diploma of 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
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
IMPLEMENT SOUND DESIGN assesses the skills and knowledge involved in providing Sound Design & final sound balance for Screen productions. The unit also looks at a candidate’s ability to effectively work with a client’s requirements in a timely fashion.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement sound designs.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUSSOU503A Implement sound designs
Element 1. Confirm sound-design specifications
Element 2. Oversee the sound-production process
Element 3. Finalise operations
3.1 Ensure that documentation is prepared and updated as required
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to understand, participate in, and implement various stages of sound production and sound design implementation for screen based media, and be able to address the needs of clients in this area.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities will consist of:
Studio sound production & editing
Studio surround mixing
Audio software & hardware use
Independent project based work
Teacher directed project activities
|1||UNIT SUMMARY |
|2||Foley & ADR |
|Lecture||1.3, 1.4, 1.5|
|3||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Prac Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2,2, 2,3, 3.1|
|4||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Prac Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3|
|5||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Prac Work||1.3, 2.3|
|6||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Prac Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3|
|7||STUDIO 3 SESSION||ADR & Foley||1.3, 2.3, 2.7|
|8||STUDIO 3 SESSION||ADR & Foley||3.1, 3.2, 3.3|
|9||STUDIO 3 SESSION||ADR & Foley||2,2, 2,3, 2.4, 2.5|
|10||STUDIO 3 SESSION||ADR & Foley||2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3|
|11||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Music Production||3.3, 2.7, 2.8|
|12||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Music Production||3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6|
|13||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Client Negotiations||3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6|
|14||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Final Surround Mixdown||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3|
|15||STUDIO 3 SESSION||Final Surround Mixdown||3.1, 3.2, 3.3|
- FINAL ASSESSMENTS
|Final Surround Mix||3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6|
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
Students should bring the following to studio sessions:
1 Data storage medium – EG 1tb external hard disk, with both Firewire 800 & USB 2.0 connections. Ideally an additional Firewire 400 connection would be an advantage.
One Firewire 800 > 800 cable
One Firewire 800 > 400 cable or adapter
Overview of Assessment
Course assessment tasks will include class based practical exercises and project work undertaken in the computer lab and recording studios for submission.
Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
For further information on the assessment and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
1. Complete production for “External Client” – these will be students from Screen based programs working on their final year major project. Programs may include Screen & Media, Screenwriting, Interactive Digital Media, BA Animation, Games, and others.
2. Complete remix of provided song according to specific requirements.
1. Provide or co-ordinate Sound Design & Sound Production for supplied major project, including Foley, ADR, Score production & surround mix-down.
For further information on the grading system and criteria used, 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
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (not graded)
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration
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:
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