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PTV501: Video Comm III (2012-2013)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Video Communications III
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013

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.

PTV501 Video Communications III Course Description
PTV501 Video Communications III 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. Photoshop, Fireworks, Audition, After Effects, Motion and Soundtrack Pro and/or Soundbooth will also be used.

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 | Recommended
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications | Journalism and Broadcasting | Recommended