PTV401: Video Comm II (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Video Communications II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
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.
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.