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PTV401: Video Comm II (2010-2011)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Video Communications II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2010-2011
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: PTV401
TYPE: GF,GV
CREDITS: 1.00
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Video Communications I

About the Program:
Video Communications II prepares students for careers in the Audio/Video Technology industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in communications as well as pre-employment and employment skills.

Major Concepts/Content: The Video Communication II course expands on the student’s application of skills developed in the first course. Students will use the project-oriented approach to refine their video production techniques while exploring concepts related to, but not limited to, studio production, on-site editing, video switching, lighting, scriptwriting, computer graphics, interview techniques, and computer based digital video processing.

Major Instructional Activities: A variety of instructional activities will be used to build on the mastered in Video Communications I. These activities include directing, studio lighting design, advanced special effects, and studio/live production.

Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be evaluated by critiques of finished productions by their peers as well as the instructor. Students will also be expected to complete a capstone project that demonstrates mastery of skills acquired throughout the course.

Competencies:
PTV401 Video Communications II Course Description
PTV401 Video Communications II Student Competency Record

Essential Software: The focus of this course will be the use of Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut to produce a variety of short video productions. Fireworks, After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Garageband will be used in productions.

This course can be used to partially satisfy the requirements for an endorsement in the following pathways.

Cluster | Pathway | Required/Recommended/Related
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications | Audio & Video Technology & Film | Required