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PTV401: VidCom2 (2014-2015)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Video Comm II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2014-2015
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: PTV401
TYPE: REG
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.

Course Notes: Credit-computer or careers

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