PTV501: Video Comm III (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Video Communications III
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Video Communications II
About the Program:
Video Communications III prepares students for careers in the Audio/Video Technology industry. The course sequence focuses on advanced duties and tasks performed by professionals in communications as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Students will build on the Video Communications I and II courses and refine their resume of skills and products in order to gain entry into post secondary or career entry-level programs in the fields of video/television/film production. Products will be completed for the school and/or community that demonstrate mastery of all production techniques.
Major Instructional Activities: Activities will stress application of basic and advanced video production skills such as: scriptwriting, production design, studio/on-site live editing, lighting, audio effects, nonlinear computer based editing, computer graphics, and other computer based special effects. Students will be expected to produce a variety of video projects for the school and community.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be evaluated by critiques of finished products, observations of innovative techniques, as well as effort and assistance exhibited on group and individual projects.
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. Photoshop, Fireworks, Audition, After Effects, Motion and Soundtrack Pro and/or Soundbooth will also be used.